The MKR Society

Society Officers

  • President: Ashley Andrews Lear
  • Vice President: Anne Pierce
  • Secretary : Pam Davis
  • Treasurer : Janice Arinson
  • Executive Director : Leslie Poole

Society Trustees


Class of 2016

  • Christena Bledsoe, Atlanta, GA
  • Elaine Bradbury, Montverde
  • Robert Fulton, Jr., Monroe, NC
  • Walter Grampp, Georgetown
  • Brent Kinser, Cullowee, NC
  • Bob McReynolds, Marianna
  • Karen Miller, Madeira Beach
  • Marsha Phelts, Amelia Island
  • Valerie Rivers, Hawthorne
  • Andrea Rogers, Orlando
  • James Stephens, Cross Creek
  • Marilyn Walker, Oviedo

Class of 2017

  • Steve Brahlek, Lake Worth
  • Pam Davis, St. Petersburg
  • Ellen Giallonardo, Tampa
  • Ruth Moon Kempher, St. Augustine
  • Millie Massey, Ocala
  • Ginger Mower, Trenton
  • Teresa Sopp, Tallahassee
  • Elaine Spencer, Gainesville
  • Shirley Thompson, St. Augustine
  • Victoria Mae Woods, Ocala

Class of 2018

  • Janice Arinson, Gainesville
  • Mary Bridgman, Starke
  • Evelyn Finklea, St. Petersburg
  • Margaret Harris, Palm Harbor
  • Sally Hooker, Trenton
  • Keith Huneycutt, Lakeland
  • Ashley Lear, Port Orange           
  • Anna Lillios, Orlando
  • Robert Middendorf, Sun City West, AZ
  • Anne Pierce, Hawthorne
  • Leslie Poole, Winter Park
  • Florence Turcotte, Gainesville

Lifetime Members

  • Janice Arinson
  • Mary Bridgman
  • Richard and Isabelle Brown
  • Patricia Ann Davis
  • Roy Hunt
  • William H. Jeter and Deanne M. Clark
  • Grady Johnson
  • Claire and Martin Koshar
  • Shirley Lucas
  • Marsha and Michael Phelts
  • Philip May, Jr.
  • Spence Perry
  • Anne Pierce
  • Dana Preu
  • Victoria Register-Freeman
  • Shirley and Pierre Thompson
  • Lynn Weaver
  • Mrs. C. V. Whitney

Lifetime Honorary Trustees

  • J.T. “Jake” Glisson
  • Philip S. May, Jr.
  • Kevin McCarthy
  • Rodger Tarr

Trustees Emeriti

  • Patricia Nassif Acton
  • Carol and David Grantges
  • Roy Hunt
  • Claire Koshar
  • David Nolan

Memorial Members

  • Norton Sanford Baskin
  • Roy Hammock
  • Beatrice McNeill
  • Dessie Smith Prescott
  • Elizabeth Streeter

Past Presidents

  • Phillip S. May, Jr. (1987 - 1991)
  • Roy Hunt (1991 - 1993)
  • David Nolan (1993 - 1995)
  • Susan Woods (1995 - 1997)
  • John E. Ingram (1997 - 2001)
  • Marsha Phelts (2001 - 2003)
  • Robert Curtis Davis (2003 - 2005)
  • William H. Jeter, Jr. (2005 - 2009)
  • Brent E. Kinser (2009 - 2011)
  • Florence Turcotte (2011-2013)
  • Steven Brahlek (2013-2015)