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ADVISORY BOARD

Mary’s Giving Fund is deeply dependent on and appreciative of the time and energy of the motivated and engaged volunteers comprising The Advisory Board. The Advisory Board's self-designed primary task is to scale Mary's Giving Fund to meet an under-filled need among modestly-sized charitable organizations and projects by funding a wide range of programs and thereby helping dozens and dozens of children at a time. Their spirit and enthusiasm to continue and advance the cause of giving back to the children in this world is remarkable and worthy of esteem and praise.

Apply to Be an Advisory Board Member

If you would like to join us, please click, download, and complete the application below. Then email it to us at mary@twyckenham.net, and we will review it and come back to you. And thank you very much for your interest!

Current Advisory Board Members

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Pamela T. Abdalla

Pamela and her husband, Tarek, reside in Pittsburgh, PA.  Their two eldest children are busy with their careers, and their youngest daughter is just entering college.  Following a nearly three decades long career as a Family Law litigator and Hearing Officer/Master for the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas Family Division, Pamela spent six years as an Event Planner for various Pittsburgh non-profit organizations and then began working as an acrylic on canvas artist. She has engaged in voluntarism throughout her entire life, both at the grass roots start-up level and the board and administrative levels. Pamela has spent substantial time working with homeless and substance use disorder populations in Pittsburgh and with migrant and domestic worker populations in the United Arab Emirates, where she and her family lived for four years. Pamela is a graduate of West Virginia University (BA, English Literature, Morgantown, WV) and WVU College of Law (JD, Morgantown, WV). Pamela enjoys cooking and baking, pickleball, rich friendships, and travel. Pamela joined the Advisory Board for Mary’s Giving Fund in 2021.

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Karen Bentz

Karen Bentz is co-founder and Partner of Anakeesta and has led the team since its inception with creative design and implementation of park facilities and planning. Since the park's establishment in 2017, Karen has been responsible for the management and administrative, financial, scheduling and project design aspects of Anakeesta. With her 35+ years of experience in management she is an invaluable resource to the staff of Anakeesta. She is responsible for the Food and Beverage, Retail and Entertainment departments at Anakeesta. 

Karen is a Knoxville, Tennessee native with a BS Degree from the University of Tennessee and a master's degree in Landscape Architecture from Louisiana State University. She co-founded Land Design South, a Landscape Architecture from in Florida, which she managed for 32 years. Karen is the Chair of The Plein Air Smokies event for Friends of the Smokies supporting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, a member of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for women, a former member of the Board of Governors for Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Vice-Chairperson for Anna Porter Library and was recently elected as Board Member for The Chamber of Commerce for The City of Gatlinburg, and also serves as Board Member for The Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont. 

Karen designed numerous award-winning municipal parks and was the recipient of the Florida Design Art Award for several created wetland parks. She also received the highest award for Landscape Architecture in Florida for Environmental Sustainability for the regional park in Palm Beach County, Wakodahatchee Wetlands. Karen is an avid swimmer, mountain biker and loves to hike in the Smokies. She and husband, Bob also love camping with their three grown children and four grandchildren throughout the national parks in the U.S.

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Karen Boyle

Karen is a native of Buffalo, NY and lives in Westchester, NY with Rick, her husband of 32 years. She has two amazing daughters, Megan and Cassidy. After 34 years of teaching, Karen retired at Blue Mountain Middle School in Montrose, NY. She has been a part of numerous PTSA (parent/teacher/student association) groups, both as a parent and a teacher. She has also been a member of the local school science leaders consortium and held several team and department level leadership positions. Karen graduated from Dartmouth College (BA, English and Education, Hanover, NH), Western Connecticut State University (MA, Education, Danbury, CT), and American College of Education (MA, STEM, Indianapolis, IN).  Karen loves to cook, entertain and travel and plans to do a lot of those in her newly discovered free time. Karen joined the Advisory Board for Mary's Giving Fund in 2023.

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Becky Brinich

Becky and her husband, Mark, are from Pittsburgh, PA, and relocated to Jupiter, FL, some 20 years ago with their boys, Mason and Nick.  Both boys now live out west, making for wonderful vacation visits to Grand Tetons, WY and Denver, CO.  Becky is a part-time community association manager for a condominium in Tequesta, FL, regularly attempting to herd the condo commandos and their finances, and also volunteers as the treasurer on her neighborhood homeowners’ association board.  Becky graduated from Purdue University (Exercise Physiology and Nutrition, West Lafayette, IN) and worked in occupational health prior to moving to FL.  Becky’s favorite activities are swimming with the Palm Beach County Masters swim team, trail running, landscaping, especially with native Floridian plants, and her newly re-discovered addiction, golf.  Becky joined the Advisory Board for Mary’s Giving Fund in 2022.

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Kathy Butdorf

Kat, a fourth-generation Central Florida Floridian, and her husband, Bill, reside in Jupiter, FL, where they raised two beautiful twin daughters who are now making their way in the world.  Now retired, Kat worked for 42 years in the legal field, the most recent 25+ with a local forensic engineering firm focusing primarily on accident reconstruction and failure analysis.  Kat has volunteered throughout her life, including positions at various charities such as therapeutic horseback riding programs in Atlanta and West Palm Beach, Edna W. Runner Tutorial Center, Family Promise of North Palm Beach, and CROS Ministries Food Pantry.  Kat has also served as an elder, deacon, Sunday school teacher, and missionary serving orphans and the homeless in Miami, Orlando, and South Africa.  Kat is a graduate of the University of Florida (BA, Political Science, Gainesville, FL) and The American University of Paris (MA, International Law, Paris, France).  In her free time, Kat enjoys traveling, gardening, entertaining and water sports.  Kat joined the advisory board for Mary's Giving Fund in 2023.

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Michele Canney

Michele and her husband, Kevin, live in Hobe Sound FL, where they enjoy spending time with their two children and their families.  Now retired, Michele has enjoyed a 40-year, wide-ranging career in graphic design and marketing, including in-house corporate design, ad agency Art Director, freelance graphic artist, Marketing Director, and most recently Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Anakeesta, Gatlinburg Tennessee’s award-winning outdoor adventure park where she and her husband are founding minority partners.  Michele continues her passion for marketing and graphic design via volunteer commitments for the Hobe Sound Nature Center (where she sits on the Board of Directors), El Sol, and The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony.  Michele graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh (AA, Commercial Design, Pittsburgh, PA) and University of Colorado Denver (BA, Communications/Theater, Denver, CO). In addition to reading, painting, and traveling, Michele has a profound love of all things outdoors, including running, hiking, biking, and fishing. Michele joined the Advisory Board for Mary’s Giving Fund in 2023.

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Dianna Craven

Dianna had the pleasure of meeting Mary through the Junior League of the Palm Beaches. WhenDianna became President in 2002, she immediately asked Mary to join the Executive Board as her Community VP. Dianna has spent 25 years in sponsorship sales and marketing for non-profits. She currently works for SunFest of Palm Beach County, one of the largest non-profit festivals in the county. Dianna oversees all Marketing, Promotions, and Pre-Event Revenue, raising over $6 Million annually in cash and in-kind services. Dianna is recognized in her field as one of the 290 event professionals as a Certified Festival and Events Executive by the International Festival and Events Association. A native of Palm Beach County, Dianna and her husband, Robert, have two children, Emily and Paige. Dianna is an active community volunteer. 

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Janine Dubauskas

Janine and her husband, Keith, reside in Jupiter, FL, and have three children who are spreading their wings in the wider world. Janine has worked in a variety of roles in marketing, business development, and international operations over the years in Boston, New York, New Jersey, and Florida. Janine has held many volunteer positions and given many volunteer hours over the years, including with a therapeutic horseback riding program, the Junior League, a rape crisis center, and a battered women's shelter. Janine graduated from Susquehanna University (BA, English, Selinsgrove, PA) and enjoys playing tennis on a regular basis, as well as traveling and reading. Janine joined the Advisory Board for Mary's Giving fund in 2020, is the Chair of the Program Approval Committee for Mary's Giving Fund, and is the 2022 recipient of The Rose Pedal Award.

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Amy Guiot

Amy lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, working as a pediatric hospitalist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and as a Curriculum Director at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.  Amy graduated from Western Reserve Academy (Hudson, OH), Brown University (BA, Health and Society, Providence, RI), Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (MD, Cleveland, OH), and University of Cincinnati (MMedEd, Cincinnati, OH).  Amy enjoys the outdoors (especially walking on a beach with her husband, Bruce) as well as reading and watching movies. She enjoys traveling to visit her son and daughter who have emptied the nest to pursue their dreams.  Amy joined the Advisory Board for Mary’s Giving Fund in 2023.

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Susan Kamp

Susan and her husband Mark live in North Palm Beach, FL.  They have three children, Eva, Margaret and Joseph.  Susan recently "retired" from Friends of MacArthur Beach State Park where she was in charge of Marketing and Communications for The Foundation for over ten years. Susan graduated from Denison University (BA, Economics, Granville, OH).  When she is not on a lacrosse field watching her youngest play, Susan loves to travel and be active including walking, exercising and most recently pickleball.  Susan joined the Advisory Board for Mary's Giving Fund in 2023. 

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Martha H. Kuhn

Martha and her husband, Bowie (David), met Mary and Tim in Pittsburgh, PA, in 1989.  They are Maddi’s godparents, and way back when, the Kuhn’s and Reynolds's co-hosted the Kentucky Derby Party in Pittsburgh for many years. Martha is currently a real estate entrepreneur, Treasurer of her church and a House Corporation Board Member of TriDelta.  Martha previously practiced corporate and commercial litigation at Siemens Energy, Inc. (1998 to 2008, Orlando, FL), Westinghouse Electric Co. (1993 to 1998, Pittsburgh, PA) and Buchanan Ingersoll (1989 to1993, Pittsburgh, PA). Martha graduated from University of Houston (JD, 1988, Houston, Texas) and The Ohio State University (BS, 1981, Columbus, OH). Martha and Bowie currently reside in Winter Park, FL, and have two children, Katie, a recent college graduate, and Clay, a freshman in college.  Martha is the lead contact for Mary's Giving Fund to The Banquet of Salem.

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Esther Uria LaBovick

Esther lives in Tequesta, FL with her husband Brian. They have an adult daughter, Hannah, and two adult sons, William and Joseph.  In addition to their 32-year marriage, Esther and Brian are also partners in business, owning LaBovick Law Group, a law firm based in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, but also extending to other parts of Florida and Boston. Among her many volunteer involvements, Esther chairs the Board of the PACE Center for Girls, is Vice President of the Safety4Life Foundation, founded and is President of  “Hispanos Unidos, Inc.” (dedicated to serving the Hispanic community in Palm Beach County), and is a former President of the Junior League of the Palm Beaches. Esther graduated from Duke University (BA, Political Science, Durham, NC) and the University of Miami (JD, Coral Gables, FL).  In her free time, Esther loves to read, cook, attend live sporting and music events, and travel. She joined the Advisory Board for Mary’s Giving Fund in 2023.

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Beth Lettengarver

Beth lives in Hobe Sound, FL with her husband, Michael, and they have one grown son, AJ. Since 2001, Beth has been a part of The Pine School (an Independent Day School located in Hobe Sound).  Beth has served as a teacher, coach and administrator but is mostly known for her work there as The Director of Admission. Prior to her work in academia, Beth was a professional ice skater and toured the world, skating for Disney on Ice. Beth is an avid volunteer – donating her time to her church, St. Christopher's, gleaning for vegetables with CrosMinistries and serving on the board for the Banner Lake Club. Beth attended Villa Victoria Academy (Ewing, NJ) and Boston College (BA, English, Chestnut Hill, MA). She is an avid reader and loves spending time with her beloved Book Club which she founded in 2000. She loves to stay active whether attending her favorite yoga class under the banyan tree at the Jupiter Lighthouse or running to the beach (having completed seven full marathons). Beth joined the Advisory Board for Mary's Giving Fund in 2020.

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Debbie Smith Marquardt

Debbie lives in Cincinnati, OH with her husband Dan; her two sons, Matthew and Henry have flown the coop, happily. After 20 years working at Procter &  Gamble in marketing and brand management, Debbie began a part-time consulting career in marketing, strategy, and innovation. Debbie was a member of the Junior League for years and has always had a passion for helping children. Debbie attended Western Reserve Academy (Hudson, OH), Dartmouth College (BA, Psychology and Education, Hanover, NH) and Kellogg at Northwestern (MBA, Marketing and Finance, Evanston, IL). She is an avid traveler to the far reaches of the world, loves to cook and garden, and loves being active, particularly swimming and hiking. Debbie joined the Advisory Board for Mary's Giving Fund in 2020 and is the Chair of the Advisory Board and New Member Committee. 

Andrea M. Mattei

Andrea divides her time between Sutton, MA, Bethesda, MD and Jupiter, FL. As a longstanding commercial and corporate finance attorney, she’s practiced law in many roles, including a partner at Piper & Marbury LLP (Baltimore, MD) and a senior executive at Marriot International (Bethesda, MD) and Wyndham Worldwide (Parsippany, NJ). A dedicated supporter of education for all in every direction, Andrea has held a board advisory position at her alma mater, supporting keystone fundraising for the college. Andrea graduated from Mount Holyoke College (BA, American History, South Hadley, MA), Johns Hopkins University (MA, American History, Baltimore, MD) and University of Maryland School of Law (JD, Baltimore, MD).  In her free time, Andrea enjoys United States history in all its facets and improving her golf game after too many seasons off.

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Kathryn L. McHale

Kathy lives in Stuart, FL, where she is an attorney who has her own firm, specializes in construction litigation and employment law, and provides mediation and arbitration services.  Kathy is a Past President of the Junior League of the Palm Beaches and strives to give back to her community as often as possible.  She attended Middlebury College (BA, Political Science and French, Middlebury, VT) and Mercer University School of Law (JD, Macon, GA). Kathy is an avid golfer, loves to garden and very much enjoys hosting parties for friends.  She joined the Advisory Board for Mary’s Giving Fund in 2023.

Ann K.M. McKean

Ann and her husband, Rob, live on Hilton Head Island, SC, and have two children, Paige and Jackson. Ann is currently an administrator for a real estate agency following a thirty-year career in a variety of leadership positions in education. Ann has spent volunteer time in Habitat for Humanity, serving on the Board of Directors for preschools, Bagnall Scholarship Committee, Bagnall After School Program and Vacation Bible School. Ann graduated from Western Reserve Academy (Hudson, OH) and The College of Wooster (BA, Sports Science, Wooster, OH). When she is not working, Ann enjoys pickleball, swimming, biking, and reading. Ann has been a member of the Board of Directors for Mary's Giving Fund since 2020, is its Secretary and Assistant Treasurer, has been a member of the Advisory Board since 2021, and is Mary's sister. 

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Claudette E. Nys

Claudette grew up in Maryland and now lives in Jupiter, FL with her husband, Michael, and they have four grown children:  three daughters and a son. Currently a licensed Florida realtor, Claudette spent her life’s work mostly in public relations as a television news producer and a writer for documentary, fundraising and informational videos (mostly for non-profit organizations in South Florida), as well as in education as a teacher and substitute teacher. Claudette is also a Red Cross Volunteer, as well as a volunteer Hospital Interpreter at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach, FL.  Claudette graduated from Florida Atlantic University (BA, English, Boca Raton, FL). She loves to travel and also enjoys walking, tennis and pickleball.  Claudette joined the Advisory Board for Mary's Giving Fund in 2021.

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Stefanie Fleisig O'Connor

Stefanie lives in Pittsburgh with her husband, Dan. Their son and daughter are pursuing careers in the music business and software engineering, respectively. Stefanie has spent more than 30 years as a marketing communications professional and is currently an independent consultant specializing in communications campaigns for high-tech and non-profit clients. Stefanie started volunteering for a NY-based recreation program for people with disabilities in her early teens and has remained active in that area ever since.  Stefanie also served on the Board of Directors for Community Inclusive Recreation in Battle Creek, MI for more than a decade, including several years as Board President. Stefanie is a graduate of New York University (BA, English Literature, New York, NY).  She enjoys creative writing, playing piano, drawing, painting, and hiking all over the greater Pittsburgh area.  Stefanie joined the Advisory Board for Mary’s Giving Fund in 2020 and is a member of its Program Approval Committee.

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Marlynn Orlando

Marlynn lives in Media, PA, with her husband Bill. Marlynn has worked in the nonprofit sector for over 30 years before retiring in 2021. In her early career, Marlynn worked for a small college in Philadelphia. Her initial role as a counselor for underserved students eventually lead to a leadership role as Vice President and Dean of Pierce College. Marlynn then embarked on a career managing several professional associations. Whether it was a small human resources association in Philadelphia, a large multi-national pharmaceutical association or the United States Tennis Association, Middle States, Marlynn always combined her passion for the mission with her leadership acumen to her work. Marlynn has always had a passion for helping others and seeking projects and wotk that positively impact her community and greater good, which has driven her to volunteer for a number of charities and organizations, including Wheels for Wellness, Arthur Ashe Tennis Association, or Delaware County Citizens Corp, to name a few. Marlynn graduated from Michigan State University (BA, Advertising, East Lansing, MI) and West Chester University (MS, Counseling, West Chester, PA). Marlynn is a lifelong tennis player, a newly frustrated golfer and a lover of all outdoor activities. Marlynn joined the Advisory Board for Mary's Giving Fund in 2021 and is the Chair of the Outreach Committee.

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Suzanne Payson

Suzanne met Mary and Tim when they first moved to Florida and Suzanne was working with Tim in the law department of Ocwen Financial Corporation. Years later they became neighbors when Suzanne and her husband Chas moved to Whispering Trails. After working with Tim at Ocwen, Suzanne spent 18 years as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of West Palm Beach, Florida. She retired in 2018 and has devoted her time the past four years to Dreyfoos School of the Arts, where she served as Secretary for the Theatre Parents Association and President of the Dance Parents Committee, as well as volunteering for the Dreyfoos School of the Arts Foundation and Dance Theatre of Florida. Suzanne is originally from Tennessee. She graduated from Rhodes College, in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1989 and from Emory School of Law, in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1992. She moved to Florida in 1993 after meeting her future husband, Chas. Suzanne and Chas have two daughters, Olivia, a senior musical theatre major at the University of Oklahoma, and Catherine, a freshman ballet major at Indiana University. As a new empty nester, Suzanne is looking forward to working with Mary’s Giving Fund to continue Mary’s legacy. Suzanne is the lead contact for Mary's Giving fund to the Apiary Program.

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Amy Quattlebaum

Amy and her husband, Guy, live in West Palm Beach, FL, and have two grown children, Guy Everett and Emma. All four are proud Florida State Seminoles! Presently a realtor with Sotheby’s International Realty in West Palm Beach, Amy is a licensed Mental Health Counselor and spent almost 20 years in the field, rising to Vice President of a statewide psychology company.  Amy graduated from Florida State University (BS, Psychology, Tallahassee, FL) and Nova Southeastern University (MS, Mental Health Counseling, Fort Lauderdale, FL). She has also dedicated many years to volunteering, including Komen Race for the Cure, St. Ann Church, Rosarian Academy and Oxbridge Academy, and is a former President of the Junior League of the Palm Beaches. Amy joined the Advisory Board for Mary’s Giving Fund in 2023.

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Colleen Sages

Colleen was born and raised in New Orleans, LA, and after college moved to Jupiter, FL, where she married her husband Michael. They have raised three children who have all graduated from college and live in the local Jupiter area. Colleen was a pharmaceutical sales representative of the year before hanging up her hat to work for the family business, a landscape company she and her husband have owned and operated for the past 27 years. Colleen also co-chairs a charity called Making Everyday Count. Colleen graduated from Southeastern Louisiana State University (BS, Marketing and Management, Hammond, LA) and enjoys traveling anywhere, pickleball and deep sea fishing.  Colleen joined the Advisory Board for Mary's Giving Fund in 2022.

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Shannon Sheehan

Shannon and her husband, Dan, live on Hilton Head Island where their two grown children come to visit often and where Shannon is currently a real estate agent with The Sheri Nixon Team for Keller Williams.  Previously, Shannon co-founded Joluka, a custom denim jacket business sold into boutiques nationwide and at one time a sponsor of The Breast Cancer Research Foundation and the “official” denim jacket of the Academy of Country Music Awards and the Grammy Awards.  Shannon attended Western Reserve Academy (Hudson, OH), University of Massachusetts Amherst (Amherst, MA) and Ohio University (BA, Psychology, Athens, OH). Shannon's favorite activities include Crossfit, pickleball, holiday decorating, gardening, entertaining and spending time with friends and family whenever possible. Shannon joined the Advisory Board for Mary’s Giving Fund in 2022.

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Gina Sitaras

Gina and Mary bonded and began a close friendship through their neighborhood book club.  Gina is a native of Minnesota and currently lives in Jupiter, FL. Gina recently returned to Nova Southeastern (Palm Beach Gardens, FL) to pursue a graduate degree in mental health counseling after working in the field for several years. Gina graduated from the University of Minnesota (BA, Economics, 1985, Minneapolis, MN) and then worked for the USDA (Washington, DC) and University of Florida (Davie, FL). Gina and her husband, Louis, have two children, Tony, a wealth manager in Maine, and Peter, who attends law school at the University of Miami (FL). Gina loves cooking, traveling, and reading. Gina is the lead contact for Mary's Giving Fund to Mary's Table: Poised for Success

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Carolyn S. Stone

Carolyn and her husband Ed live in Juno Beach, Florida. They have two adult sons, Jack and Luke. Carolyn is a native of Palm Beach County and currently serves as the Deputy Town Manager for Business Enterprise and Culture for the Town of Palm Beach. Her 30 year career has been spent in both local government and higher education. She retired from college athletics in 2019 where she was the Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics at Palm Beach Atlantic University, a NCAA Division II school with 18 sports and over 320 student athletes. Carolyn has been on numerous volunteer boards and committees. She is a sustaining member of the Junior League of the Palm Beaches, where she served as President from 2004-05. She and her husband Ed are also 20+ year volunteers for the Diocese of Palm Beach where they teach the marriage preparation classes for engaged couples. Carolyn is a graduate of the University of Florida (BS, Recreation, Parks and Tourism, Gainesville, FL) and the University of Georgia (MEd, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Athens, GA).  Her favorite hobbies are golf, tennis, exercising, writing, and walking along Juno Beach. She has been a member of the Advisory Board for Mary’s Giving Fund since 2021.

Susie Tamoney

Susie is from Rye, NY and she and her husband, Hugh, reside in Jupiter, FL. Their four children live in Florida, New York City and Washington DC.  Susie and Hugh own American Specialty Insurance Group, an independent insurance agency specializing in commercial insurance, although they write all lines of insurance.  Susie was a member of the Junior League of Palm Beaches for many years and has always had a passion for helping others, especially children and animals.  She also volunteered countless hours at St. Clare Catholic School and Jupiter High School.  Susie graduated from Rollins College (BA, Elementary Education, Winter Park, FL).  Susie loves to travel, play tennis, and attend music, art and sporting events.  Susie joined the Advisory Board for Mary’s Giving Fund in 2022 and is a member of the Outreach Committee.

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Amy Triggs

Amy and her husband, Matt, have lived and raised their three children, Molly, Bailey and Bo, and many rescue dogs in their West Palm Beach historic home over the past 30 years. After practicing law, Amy happily retired and enjoyed being a stay-at-home mom and volunteering at her kids’ schools. Currently, Amy is a realtor at The Corcoran Group and runs her own separate business, AT Your Assistance, which specializes in packing, unpacking, home decluttering and organizing.  Amy is a long-time member of the Junior League of the Palm Beaches, having served as its President, and was on the Board and a Race Director for the Komen Foundation.  Amy graduated from Rollins College (BA, Anthropology and Socioloby, Winter Park, FL) and Emory University School of Law (JD, Atlanta, GA). In her spare time, Amy enjoys running, traveling, and Bikram yoga and has recently joined the pickleball craze.  Amy joined the Advisory Board for Mary’s Giving Fund in 2024.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Robert E. McArtor

Chair and President

Bob lives in Topsham, ME, with Lin, his wife. Bob practiced family medicine and led the family medicine departments for many years in Salem and Rootstown, OH, and Portland, ME, ultimately retiring in 2018 as the chief medical officer of the leading Maine healthcare system. Bob served as a Major in the U.S. Army Corps and graduated from Salem High School (Salem, OH), The University of Michigan (AB, Pre Med, and MPH), and Duke University School of Medicine (MD, Durham, NC). Bob has had many hobbies over the years, including competing in marathons and triathlons, history, reading, and presently, woodworking. Bob has been a member of the Board of Directors of Mary's giving Fund since 2020, is its Chairman, and is Mary's father. 

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William P. McArtor

Vice President

Bill and his wife, Dawn, live in Columbia, SC, and have five children, Emma, Mei, Leah, Sarah, and Norah. Bill is the chief operating officer for a plaintiff's law firm and previously worked in hospital administration for 12 years in Cleveland, OH and Columbia, SC. Bill is a prior board member for King Kennedy Community Center in Ravenna, OH and the Southeastern Professional School of the Arts in Columbia, SC. Bill is a proud veteran of the United States Coast Guard and graduated from Western Reserve Academy (Hudson, OH), Excelsior College (BS, 1996, Albany, NY), and Kent State University's College of Business Administration (MBA, 2001, Kent, OH). Bill spends his free time reading, practicing photography skills and being a father. Bill has been a member of the Board of Directors for May's Giving Fund since 2020, is its Vice President, and is Mary's Brother. 

Ann K.M. McKean

Secretary and Assistant Treasurer

Ann and her husband, Rob, live on Hilton Head Island, SC, and have two children, Paige and Jackson. Ann is currently an administrator for a real estate agency following a thirty-year career in a variety of leadership positions in education. Ann has spent volunteer time in Habitat for Humanity, serving on the Board of Directors for preschools, Bagnall Scholarship Committee, Bagnall After School Program and Vacation Bible School. Ann graduated from Western Reserve Academy (Hudson, OH) and The College of Wooster (BA, Sports Science, Wooster, OH). When she is not working, Ann enjoys pickleball, swimming, biking, and reading. Ann has been a member of the Board of Directors for Mary's Giving Fund since 2020, is its Secretary and Assistant Treasurer, and is Mary's sister. 

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Madison M. Reynolds

Secretary

Maddi currently lives in Austin, TX, where she expects to graduate with an MBA in May 2024 (McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin). Previously, Maddi worked at Vineyard Vines in Stamford, CT. Maddi has been an active volunteer as well, including the Junior League in both Connecticut and Florida. Maddi graduated from The Pine School (Hobe Sound, FL) and Skidmore College (BS, Business, Saratoga Springs, NY). Maddi's personal interests include international travel, reading, and cooking. Maddi has been a member of the Board of Directors of Mary's Giving Fund since 2020, is its Assistant Treasurer, and is Mary's daughter. 

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Ryan T. Reynolds

Ryan lives in Dallas, TX and is a software developer and systems manager for a music industry trade association based in Washington, DC. Aside from Mary's Giving Fund, most of Ryan's volunteer time has been to support one-off events often promoted by friends and family, including Relay for Life. Ryan graduated from The Pine School (Hobe Sound, FL) and Southern Methodist University (BS, Mathematics, Dallas, TX). Ryan spends his free time playing video games with his friends, traveling with family, and discovering as much new music as possible. Ryan has been a member of the Board of Directors of Mary's Giving Fund since 2020, is its Website Developer, and is Mary's son. 

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Timothy J. Reynolds

Treasurer

Tim lives in Jupiter, FL and has two children who've decamped to Texas. Tim spent the past 20 plus years as a managing partner for a private equity fund-to-funds based in Munich, Germany, and the ten years prior as a corporate, securities and mergers and acquisitions attorney in Pittsburgh, PA and West Palm Beach, FL. Tim attended Nether Providence High School (Wallingford, PA), Dartmouth College (AB, History, Hanover, NH), and Vanderbilt University (JD/MBA, Finance, Nashville, TN). Tim is a regular golfer and has a lifelong interest in current events, history, reading, movies, and travel. Tim has been a member of the Board of Directors of Mary's Giving Fund since 2020, is its Treasurer, and is Mary's Husband. 

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Rose Petal Award

Newly established in 2022, The Rose Petal Award is to be given from time to time to that member of the Advisory Board who embraces and evidences Mary's spirit, dedication, commitment, hard work, and outstanding contributions to charity, both generally and particularly in support and fulfillment of our mission. Given on the recommendation of The Chair of the Advisory Board and approved by the Board of Directors, the 2022 recipient was Janine Dubauskas.

Alumni Advisory Board Members

Mary's Giving Fund would also like to thank those volunteers who have contributed previously to our growth and development. We wish them the best with their current endeavors and appreciate their continuing support from their new vantage point. Thank you very, very much!

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Jodi Chapin

Jodi and her husband, JJ, live in Gainesville, FL, with their children.  For more than 30 years, Jodi has held leadership positions in the telecommunications sector, which have led to numerous positions in industry associations and several industry accolades and awards. Jodi has a longstanding commitment to volunteer service, including the Junior League of the Palm Beaches where she was President. Jodi has also completed numerous executive education leadership programs, including the Strategic Alliances Program at the Aresty Institute of Executive Education, Wharton School of Business (Philadelphia, PA). Jodi was a member of the Advisory Board for Mary’s Giving Fund during 2023.

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Dawn McMullin

Dawn and her husband, Gary, live in Jupiter, FL. Dawn taught for thirty-one years in Palm Beach County, FL, and her experiences in education included teaching in a Title One/Chapter One school, training at Johns Hopkins University to tutor and then facilitate a schoolwide Success For All reading program, administration work as an assistant principal, teaching third grade at a International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program school, and teaching fourth grade students in exceptional student education (ESE) homerooms. Dawn enjoys traveling with her husband and spending time with her grandchildren. Dawn graduated from University of Florida (M.Ed., Reading specialization, Gainesville, FL). Dawn was a member of the Advisory Board for Mary’s Giving Fund from 2020 to 2023.

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Dena Rhys

Dena and her husband, Adam, live in Tequesta, FL, where they raised their two children, Michael and Lindsay, and where Dena has been a consultant for a talent booking agency (Ft. Worth, TX).  A native New Yorker, Dena previously lived and worked in NYC as a sales and marketing analyst in the software and insurance industries.  Dena’s volunteer activities have included Habitat for Humanity, Palm Beach County Food Bank, NIK (Nutrition in Knapsacks) and membership on the Board of Directors of The Pine School. Dena graduated from Hofstra University (BA, Hempstead, NY).  Dena was a member of the Advisory Board for Mary’s Giving Fund from 2021 to 2022.

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Michelle Shearouse

Michelle and her husband, Jay, reside in Tequesta, FL, and have two grown adult sons, Joseph and Eric.  Michelle has served in leadership and committee positions for small local nonprofits for over 40 years, which include fiscal responsibility, communications, system flows, capital campaigns, and marketing.  Michelle’s professional experience includes residential lending in banking and substitute teaching.  Michelle graduated with a BSA in Finance and enjoys outdoor activities, adventure travel, reading, boating, and the challenges of change and improvement.  Michelle was a member of the Advisory Board for Mary’s Giving Fund from 2021 to 2022.

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