Community Awards & Service
2016 – Child Advocacy Hero – Place of Hope, Treasure Coast
2015 – SAGE Nominee – Martin County Council on Aging
2015 – Shining Star Award – Treasure Coast Children’s Home Society of Florida
2015 – Appreciation Award – 19th Judicial Circuit Guardian Ad Litem’s
2014 – Veteran’s Nursing Home Appreciation Award – St. Lucie County
2005 – Champion Award – Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Martin/St. Lucie Chapter:
2002 – Power Woman of The Year, Ladies Power Lunch Bunch, Treasure Coast
1996 – Martin County Woman of Distinction, Private Sector Palm Glades Girl Scout Coundil
1992 – Outstanding Volunteer of the Year in Social Services – United Way of Martin County
BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS OF ST. LUCIE, INDIAN RIVER AND OKEECHOBEE: Member of Board of Directors (Current).
HOSPICE OF THE TREASURE COAST: Member Board of Directors (Past)
HIBISCUS CHILDREN’S CENTER: Member Board of Directors (Emeritus) Past: President Treasurer, Secretary. Guild: Past: President, Gala Chairman.
MARTIN COUNTY SCHOOLS: Past Activities: State Instructional Materials Committee. Active in SAC Committees, PTA, etc. Past Chairman High School & Middle Schools SAC Committee, Member Comprehensive Planning Committee & Curriculum Council, Chairman of School Based Management Task Force, Volunteer Jensen Beach Elementary & Stuart Middle Schools.
HPS (formerly TRI-COUNTY TEC): Past Member of Board of Directors; Past: President, Vice-President, Secretary.
LEADERship, Martin County, 1992/93, Co-Chair Health Issues Day, 1994 –1999.
MARTIN COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY ALLIANCE: Past: State Legislative Communications Network Chair Martin County: Past President, Charter Member, Scholarship Chairman.
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN: Past: Vice-President – Charter Member.
BARN THEATRE: Past: President, Vice-President, Led Referendum to save Barn Theatre Sign
REPUBLICAN PARTY: Past President, Republican Club of Martin County. Martin County Republican Executive Committee. Active in Port St. Lucie Republican Club, St. Lucie County Republican Club. Candidate for Florida House of Representatives 1992,1994, elected 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2014.