Easterseals Northeast Central Florida held our annual meeting at the Brannon Center in New Smyrna Beach this week to honor and recognize some of the best, hardest working staff, volunteers and clients in the world! We have one of the best volunteer boards in our area with a healthy make up of seasoned, long term Easterseals supporters and a new class of diverse volunteers with a fresh set of ideas and experiences to help drive us into the future. Lifetime Honorary Director Sheryl Cook had the privilege to introduce our Officers, Dr. Steve Sevigny, Chairman of the Board, Radiology Associates, Melissa Burt DeVriese, Chair-Elect, Security First Insurance, Paul Schandel, Vice Chair, Reames Employee Benefit Solutions, Ed Dimayuga, Vice Chair, Legacy Law, Holly Zitza, Treasurer, Cobb Cole. Nancy-Ellen Otte, Secretary, Century 21 Sundance Realty and Lauren Burkhalter, Immediate Past Chair, Morgan Stanley.
We welcomed our New Board Members, Stephanie Benedict, Legislative Aide for Representative Tom Leek (District 25), Dr. Angie Gianini, pediatrician, Halifax Children’s Medical Center Clinics, Ormond and Palm Coast, Steve Mach, Director of Patient Services, Halifax Health and Ashley Leonhardt Lee, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Tom Cook Jeweler, and celebrated our active and honorary board members in attendance. It is due to the officers’ excellent leadership and the commitment of the entire board that Easterseals is a thriving, growing and dynamic organization.