Susan Ponder-Stansel will serve as Chairwoman of the Board of Directors. Ponder-Stansel is president and CEO of Community Hospice & Palliative Care.
ST. AUGUSTINE RECORD / StAugustine.com, April 3, 2018
St. Johns Volunteers Inc. elected its 2018 board of directors and officers in March.
To continue the community-enhancing efforts of the organization, Susan Ponder-Stansel will serve as Chairwoman of the Board of Directors. Ponder-Stansel is president and CEO of Community Hospice & Palliative Care.
Vice President of Quality and Experience at Flagler Hospital Chris Schmidt will serve as Vice Chair. Victor Raymos, Association Executive and CEO of the St. Augustine and St. Johns County Board of Realtors, was selected as Treasurer and Allan Silberman, a St. Johns County community volunteer, will serve as Secretary.
“St. Johns Volunteers was developed to serve as a community resource connecting local talent with local needs,” said Carol Saviak, Executive Director of St. Johns Volunteers. “We are excited to have such a talented group of business leaders and community volunteers guiding the expansion of our programs and services in 2018.”
St. Johns Volunteers Board of Directors for 2018 will also include Katherine Batenhorst, Speech-Language Pathologist for the St. Johns County School District; Tony Bernados, Publisher of The St. Augustine Record; Suzanne Brown, Regional Manager & Senior Vice President of Fidelity Bank; Aaron Johnson, Vice President of Sales Engineering at The NOC; Chad Mark, Vice President of Procurement & Technology for Advanced Disposal and Karen Selig, CEO and Founder of Consultants for Change.
St. Johns Volunteers was established in 2015. As the primary community connection point for volunteerism, the organization’s mission is to connect the efforts of people and resources to enrich the quality of life in St. Johns County, Florida.
Working directly with nonprofit agencies across the county, St. Johns Volunteers connects its more than 525-person volunteer database to assist impactful organizations with their life-changing efforts.
Examples include coordinating Meals on Wheels volunteers through the Council on Aging, Caregiver Coaches for Community Hospice & Palliative Care, Math and Reading tutors for the R.S.V.P. program, adult literacy tutors for the St. Johns County Learn to Read program, auxiliary volunteers at Flagler Hospital and special event volunteers for nonprofit fundraising events throughout the year.
For information, call 584-9600 or go to stjohnsvolunteers.org.