PRESIDENT: MARY WOODS 361-2808
BACKGROUND: Mary and her husband Richard moved to The Villages in 2003. She began her teaching career in the Parsippany, NJ Community Schools preschool program. Upon moving to Raleigh, NC, Mary completed her college degree and then taught 4th and 5th grades. Next, Mary moved to Austin, TX, where she managed a program helping Welfare recipients to earn their GED. After moving to Boca Raton, FL, Mary began her administrative career at WorkForce One, a government program that manages the unemployment offices, and provides occupational skills training, and career counseling to the unemployed or underemployed. She retired as Executive Vice President. Mary's daughter and her husband live in Greensboro, N C; her son and his wife live in Seattle, WA. Mary is active in several programs at St. Mark Church and in The Villages. She enjoys water aerobics, traveling, playing card games, and eating out.
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VICE PRESIDENT: ANNE KELLOGG 751-3617
BACKGROUND: Anne, and her husband Mike, who is also a retired teacher, moved to The Villages in 2010 from Woodbury, Minnesota where they still maintain a home. Currently, she is an Adjunct Intern Coordinator for the University of Central Florida supervising student teachers during their internship experience. Anne taught French and English for the St. Paul Public School for twenty-two years. During that time she created and developed curriculum for higher level French courses in the International Baccalaureate Program and the French Immersion Program. Anne was recognized by the District as an Outstanding Teacher in both 2000 and 2002. Prior to a career in education, Anne practiced law for twelve years, both as a sole practitioner and as Associate Counsel in the Title Insurance industry. Anne and Mike have two children. Their son, Anthony, an attorney, lives in Staten Island, New York with his wife and two young sons. Their daughter, Mary, a Marketing Representative and Lieutenant in the Minnesota National Guard, lives in Woodbury, Minnesota with her daughter and son. Anne volunteers at Community United Methodist Church and is active in several clubs of The Villages, including The French Conversation Group. She enjoys reading, cooking and walking.
RECORDING SECRETARY: CAROL BUILTA 391-5818
BACKGROUND: Carol moved to The Villages from Clinton, Illinois in April, 2008. She retired in May, 2003, after thirty-three and a half years teaching second, third, and fourth grades at Webster School in Clinton. Carol is active in Fidelis Beta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa and presently serves as chapter president. She's also involved in several Rio Grande groups, Chatham Quilters, and Community United Methodist Church. Carol enjoys both traditional and digital scrapbooking. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and working Sudoku puzzles.
FINANCIAL SECRETARY: GAIL FEIND 391-9194
BACKGROUND: Gail moved to The Villages with her husband, Bob, from Chester, Virginia in June, 2010. She taught for over 31 years as a classroom teacher in Buffalo, New York and Houston, Texas; and as a Title I Reading and Mathematics teacher with at risk students in Kindergarten through Grade 5 in Chesterfield County, Virginia. In addition, she developed summer school and before-school programs for students, parent workshops, and teacher training. She was teacher of the year in two of the schools she served; presented at local, state and national reading conferences; and tutored students after school. She was involved with the Girl Scouts both as a leader and as a director in her community and received the Honor Pin in recognition of her service. Upon retirement, Gail served on numerous committees in her church; participated in several mission trips to Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina; served on the Chesterfield County Historical Society Board; was a member of the Chesterfield County and Colonial Heights Christmas Mother Committee that provided needy families with food, clothing and gifts during the holidays; was given the honor of being the Christmas Mother for 2009; and mentored at risk middle school students. Gail and her husband (who is also a retired teacher) have a son and daughter who live in Virginia, and a daughter and her family who live in Raleigh, NC. They are blessed with 3 grandchildren, who enjoy riding in grandpa's golf cart. Presently she is a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International (an honorary teacher organization), the Friends of the Villages Library and volunteers in the bookroom at the Pinellas Branch; The Original Virginia Club where she serves as treasurer; and The Bookworm Club to continue her passion for reading. She enjoys traveling with Bob to new places, working crossword and Suduko puzzles, playing cards, photography, and going to Disney World (she is an avid Mickey fan).
TREASURER: JOHN STENE 259-2263
BACKGROUND: John moved to The Villages in January of 2003 following three and a half years full time RVing throughout the United States with his wife, Linda. He retired in the spring of 1999 as Professor of Mathematical Sciences after thirty-one years at Mount Marty College in Yankton, South Dakota. His last position was Chairman of the Natural Sciences Division and Chairman of the Mathematics Department. John is involved with North Lake Presbyterian Church and a men's prayer group. John and his wife have a son, daughter-in-law, and grandson living in Shakopee, Minnesota. He enjoys reading, playing the piano, and traveling.