collier senior center staff

Esther Lully

Director, Collier Senior Center

Maritza Irizarry

Program Coordinator

Alelaniz Rosario

Social Services Coordinator

Yudit Millan

Senior Center Staff Assistant
Board of Directors

Jim Barton, Chair Retired, former director of general services, Union Carbide Corporation, Aramark Vice President/GM Facilities Operations

Tom O’Reilly, Vice-Chair Retired McDonald’s operator, extensive volunteerism in Collier County including Kiwanis, Knights of Columbus, Knights of Malta, Bikes for Tykes and Hope for Haiti

Mike Isermann, Treasurer Retired, management positions at JP Morgan Chase (formerly Banc One Corporation); Greater Naples Leadership Class XV; active in numerous local healthcare and homeowner associations

Karen Schneider, Secretary Retired executive from Wisconsin printing company, participant and board member of Greater Naples Leadership

George Barry, Esq. Retired Partner, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, L.L.P., Cleveland, Ohio; extensive non-profit volunteerism in OH and FL; member Greater Naples Leadership

Sheila Harris-Schutz Retired, Harris & Schutz, Inc., chairman; founder and director, Wilson Learning, Inc., Bonn, Germany Division; director Sales and Training, Cummins Engine Co.; currently active volunteer in Collier County

Rick Jennewine Retired executive with Exxon, IBM and Concord Group; director for corporate boards; active in numerous non-profit organizations including Naples Sailing & Yacht Club and Greater Naples Leadership

Katy Kurili Executive Director of Moorings Park-Grande Lake; extensive experience senior living and healthcare facilities

Barbara Oppenheim Retired CEO Guadalupe Center Inc.; Greater Naples Leadership participant, board member Fun Time Early Childhood Academy and Susan G. Komen

Fred Pfannenstiehl Retired college president Burdett College and Bay State College; served on boards of numerous Boston charities

Bob Reynen Retired founder and CEO of Reynen Associates, Inc.; Greater Naples Leadership Class VI, former board member of Boys & Girls Club—Collier and Naples Sailing & Yacht Club

Dick Rogan Retired, member of Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice Advisory Board

board emeriti

Mary Baron, Founding Chair Retired, real estate developer; former vice chair, Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples

Bill Buchanan Retired, vice president law, worldwide legal department and corporate secretary, Dun & Bradstreet, New York; past president, Friends of the Library

Tom Gleason Retired executive with extensive for-profit and nonprofit board experience including the Community Foundation of Collier County, Harvard Club of Naples and others

Adam Gross, Esq. Attorney with Wollman, Gehrke & Associates, P.A.; specializing in estate planning, elder law and guardianship

Mark Hahn, MSW Medical social worker for various Medicare home care agencies in Naples; resides in Golden Gate; masters degrees in both public administration and social work

Lavigne Kirkpatrick, RN, BSN Retired from Avow, former chair of Florida Board of Nursing; certifications in long-term care and gerontological nursing

Jim Klug, Vice Chair Retired IBM; member Golden Gate Area Civic Association; and board member, Collier County Association of the Blind

Harriet Lancaster Independent consultant in training and organizational development, chair, Social Action Committee, AAUW of Collier County; member, executive committee, NAACP of Collier County; participant, Greater Naples Leadership program

Jacquelyn Pierce Nationally recognized motivational speaker; president, Greater Naples Leadership (deceased)

Kevin Rambosk Sheriff, Collier County Sheriff’s Office; board of directors, Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce

Joan Sehdev, MD Retired, board certified in family medicine, private practice both solo/group 1964-2004, interests in primary and geriatric care


Community Council

Donna Fiala  Former Board of Collier County Commissioner

Armando Galella, MSW Naples Children & Education Foundation (NCEF), former executive director, Catholic Charities of Collier County 

Ronald Garry, MD Geriatrics and Internal Medicine, Naples

Paul Jones, MD Family medicine, Naples; board of directors, Neighborhood Health Clinic

Honorable Kathleen Passidomo, Esq. Florida State Senator founding board member, Collier Senior Resources

Michael Reagen, PhD Retired chief executive officer, Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce

Commissioner Burt Saunders Board of Collier County Commissioners, Golden Gate

Honorable John Sorey Former mayor, City of Naples

Resources for Living

Honorary Chair

Gail Sheehy Nationally-recognized and best-selling author of “Passages,” “Passages in Caregiving” and 14 other books


Sallie Williams, CFRE, The Williams Consulting Group, LLC