Director Emeritus • Joe Gordy, Flagler Hospital


2017-2018 Executive Committee

President • Meghan Deputy, St. Johns River State College

Vice President • Ralph Klein, Herbie Wiles Insurance

Treasurer • Aaron Kleist, Harbor Community Bank

Past President • Claudia Dencer, Leonard’s Studio


members at large

Christina Langston, St. Johns County School District

Michelle Nemeth, First Atlantic Bank

Beverly Slough, St. Johns County School Board

Larry Spear, Florida Power & Light

Jim Stege, Architect


Julia Click, Flagler Hospital

Brian Corson, VyStar Credit Union

Pat Cusick, Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Sherry Davidson, Davidson Realty

Tim Forson, Superintendent of St. Johns County School District

Holly Hill, Flagler College

J. Randy Johnson, Retired SJC School Principal

Colby Keefe, Jackson Law Group

Hamilton Neal, Raymond James

Tracy O’Such, Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Paul Ray, Community First Credit Union

Sheila Rice, PTO representative

Jim Richardson, Wells Fargo Corporation

Justin Scott, Northrop Grumman

Doug Shagam, The Nielsen Company

Charles Taverna, Carr Riggs & Ingram

Perry Waag, The Service Gurus

Board meetings are typically the third Friday of each month. Executive committee meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month. Finance committee meetings are held on Tuesdays prior to Friday board meetings. For more information, email Donna Lueders at [email protected].



Donna Lueders, Executive Director

David “Davey” Hartzel, Director of Fund Development

Mary Alice Hayes, Director of Five Learning Years (FLY)

James (Jim) Wheeler, Take Stock in Children® Program Director

Allyson Breger, Coordinator of Tools 4 Schools & The Bailey Group Resource Depot

Cathy Skarr, Bookkeeper

Gerri D. Garcia, Executive Assistant

“Investing in Kids has helped teachers fund projects needed to help their students. They inspired the community to support education.

— John Berlin, Carlisle Interconnect Technologies