Purpose in Running – To continue my service to the Naples and Collier Community.
Contribution – With the recognition that mosquito’s bring disease and are a serious health concern, I will use my healthcare background in collaboration with other team members in evaluating risks and benefits to the methodology of control. As a Licensed Healthcare Risk Manager I am aware of the importance of following defined protocols established by State and Federal guidelines.
Length of time in Naples – Thirty years in Naples, I am a valued and trusted member of the Collier Community recognized for a strong moral and ethical compass. A person of their word.
Business Background –
30 years in Healthcare Administration including Acute, Chronic Care, Long Term Care, Specialty Care, Psychiatry, Area Director for two Healthcare Corporations with responsibility for multi-state properties.
Owner and Editor for Life in Naples Magazine, fifteen years experience as an owner in local print media.
I am a previous owner and marketed a charter sailing business in the Virgin Island.
Experienced in Sales, Marketing, and Business ethics
Organization involvement –
100 Club of Collier County
Former member of Avow Woman’s Board
Greater Naples Leadership (GNL)
Named Woman of Initiative through the Community Foundation
Collier County Sheriff’s Office Citizen Review Panel
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Holocaust Museum Educational Programs
Naples Citizens Police Academy
Established a Nursing Endowment with FGCU
Mentor in Take Stock in Children for 7 years
Mentor for Junior Woman of Initiative at Boys and Girls Club 3 years
Make a Wish
Party with a Purpose
Avow, Baby Basics, Thelma Hodges and Make A Wish Tea
Bascom Palmer Gala and Brunch
Holocaust Museum Lunch and Gala
Fl Cancer Specialist Foundation
My background includes business, advocacy, medical legal & fundraising.