Community Awards & Service


Community Awards

awards-12016 – Advocacy Award – New Horizons

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

awards-22015 – Appreciation Award – Hibiscus Children’s Center

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:

gayle awards22005 – Business Advocate of the Year – Stuart/Martin County Chamber of Commerce

2002 – Power Woman of The Year, Ladies Power Lunch Bunch, Treasure Coast

mother06-1441998 – Florida Belle Chenault Awardfor patient advocacy. Florida Medical Association

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

 

 

 

Community Service

awards-4EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF MARTIN COUNTY: Member Board of Directors (Current).

BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS OF ST. LUCIE, INDIAN RIVER AND OKEECHOBEE: Member of Board of Directors (Current).

awards-5PORT ST. LUCIE BOTANICAL GARDENS FOUNDATION: Member 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.

gayle awards 3FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Lay Reader Past: Elder, Deacon, Sunday & Bible School Teacher, Personnel Committee, Finance Committee.

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

gayle-awards1REPUBLICAN 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.