Board of Directors
Jim is a member of the Rotary Club of St. Petersburg. He is a retired Coastguard Captain. Jim has volunteered every week for the past 5 years helping the maintenance team. He and his wife Pegi are members of the Camp Buddy Donation Program.
Patrick Skidmore II
Patrick is a member of the Rotary Club of Brandon. His father was one of the original founders and guarantors of the camp. Patrick recalls coming here with his Dad when he was a kid. Patrick is a paramedic so his knowledge is extremely helpful to camp.
Eileen is a member of the Tampa Rotary Club and the Rotary Club of New Tampa Noon. Eileen’s Rotary Club funded and installed the Sand Volley Ball Court at camp. She works as a Public Relations Strategist.
Sean Cox, Esq.
Sean is a member of the Rotary Club of Fishhawk Riverview. Sean is an attorney.
Thomas Farrior, Esq.
Thomas is a member of the Rotary Club of Tampa. He has helped the camp out with several legal matters and provides great support on ensuring that the bylaws are up to date. Thomas is an attorney. He and his wife are members of the Camp Buddy Donation Program.
Alan is a Past District Governor of D6890 and a member of the Rotary Club of Brandon. He is one of the original founders and guarantors of the camp. Alan is retired but still has time to run his photocopy and restoration business. He and his wife travel all over the world teaching photography. Alan and his wife are members of the camp's “Bequest Club” having designated a donation to the camp in their will.
Jane is a member of the Rotary Club of Dade City Sunrise and is the current President. She is a Business Development Specialist. She has many years of experience in community relations, marketing and business development for nonprofits including Advent Health, Hernando Hospice, University of Florida and the American Cancer Society. At Hospice she organized bereavement camps and opened Hope Lodge in Gainesville for cancer patients and their families. She also was a founder of the Cancer Survivors Park in Omaha, Nebraska.
Peter is a member of the Rotary Club of New Tampa. Peter received his BA in Buffalo, NY and served in the US Army from 1971-1977 as a BN Staff NCO where he attended the US Army Leadership School. He has over 35 years of experience in Sales and Marketing. He is a very active fundraiser for his club and a strong supporter of the camp. He is currently a Chef/Caterer and owns his own private catering business. He looks forward to being able to provide some assistance with the culinary teaching program that the camp will offer with the NEXT STEPS program.
Alicia is a member of the Rotary E-Club of Southeast USA and currently serves as the President. She has a BS in Biology and Organic Chemistry. She also has certifications in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, is a Counseling Practitioner, Life Coach and Mindfulness Practitioner. She is also a wonderful Landscape Artist having owner her own landscaping business for many years. She has been involved in the Boy Scouts of America, Rise Against Hunger and Recover Pinellas.
Peggie is the founder and Executive Director of Faces of Courage, which provides camps for kids, teens, and adults with cancer. They have been using our facility to run their camps for over 25 years. Peggie is a three-time cancer survivor herself and brings her passion, compassion, and commitment to the board. She is wonderful at reminding everyone about the mission and purpose of the camp, keeping the mesh of heart and mind in everything the board decides.
Ally is an Honorary member of the Rotary Club of San Antonio and a member of the Rotary Club of Portobello in Scotland. She is past president of the Rotaract Club of St. Leo University. She has been an ESE teacher for the past 6 years. She has a Masters in Inclusive and Special Education. She studied as a Rotary Exchange student in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Richard is a member of the Rotary Club of Indian Rocks Beach. He is a retired Firefighter/EMT and currently works for Emergency Management in Pinellas County as the Hazardous Materials Specialist. Richard has also served as the Public Information Officer for Pinellas Suncoast Fire Rescue.