Education Foundation

Foundation Board Meetings

Board meetings are at noon on the 4th Wednesday of the month. Executive Board Meetings are at 4pm on the 3rd Wednesdays of the month.

Meetings are held in the Foundation Office at 2045 Pruitt Street, Leesburg, FL 34748.

The Executive Committee meeting will meet Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at 4 p.m.

The Education Foundation of Lake County Board of Directors will meet Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at Noon.

The 2021-2022 Education Foundation of Lake County Board of Directors Investiture Ceremony will be held Wednesday, June 23, at 5:30 p.m., at the Howey Mansion, located at at 1001 Citrus Avenue, Howey-in-the-Hills. 

Board, Financial, and Executive meetings are open to the public.

2020- 2021 Board of Directors

    James Myers –President

                     Bowen  &  Schroth PA

Joe MacLaren. EFLC Board Member   Joe MacLaren – Vice President

Addition Financial

      Rich Billings -Treasurer

Citizens First Bank, Retired

      Peggy Fuller -Secretary

Lake County Schools, Retired 

     Lillian Lockette -Past Pres.

Suntrust Bank, Retired


     Kevin Stone -Board Attorney

Stone & Gerken, P.A.

     Dick Bowersox -Adviser

Roe-Rich Corporation

     Allan Seabrook -Adviser

United Southern Bank

   Diane Kornegay –Ex Officio


     Stuart Klatte –Ex Officio

Lake County Education Association

     Bill Mathias –Ex Officio

Lake County School Board

  Comm. Sean M. Parks –Emeritus

Lake County 

     Kristy Parsons

Caliber Home Loans

     Mike DeGraw


     Margo Odom

Embarq, Retired

Brenda Peterson.Board Member     Brenda Peterson

Fairwinds Credit Union

Lee Woods  Lee Woods

Lee Woods Construction

     Barbara Wilson-Smith

Lake County Schools, Retired 

     Pam Burtnett

Florida Education Association

     Jim Miller Emeritus

ERA Grizzard Realtors

     B. Grassel

Lake County Schools, Retired

     Peggy Campbell

Lake County Schools, Retired

     Janet Bolivar

Bolivar Consulting

     Cathy Blankenship

US Postal Service, Retired 

     Gregg Collier

Raymond James /Collier Financial Solutions

     Sheriff Peyton Grinnell

Lake County Sheriffs Office

     Sandy Stura

Lake County Schools, Retired 

     Bobby Rhodes

ECO Construction

     Rosanne Brandeburg

Insight Credit Union

     BE Thompson

Early Learning Coalition of Lake County

     Rich Yoder

United Airlines, Retired

     Kate Smith

Lake County Sheriffs Office

 Matthew Hackler Board Member   Matthew Heckler

Raymond James/Collier Financial Solutions

     Lori Baker

Baker Hampton Team at BNB Realty

       Alise Morris

Ernie Morris Enterprises



    Carman Cullen, Staff

Executive Director

   Gail Weidner, Staff

Finance & Grants Specialist