Staff,Board and Committee Members
Staff

Diane Allewelt

Association Manager

diane@killearn.org 850.893.3468

Debbie Patterson

Fiscal Assistant

fiscalassistant@killearn.org 850.893.3468

Denny Alexander

Compliance Coordinator, click here for more info

fieldmanager@killearn.org 850.894.3085

Carol Spahr

Receptionist

kha@killearn.org 850.893.3468

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2019 Officers & Directors

David Ferguson, President – Unit 40 Resident

David and his wife, Rosemary, reside on O'Brien Drive since 1993. He retired from the Department of Transportation in 2003 after serving 30 years as their Statewide Director of Human Resources. Previously, he worked with both private and public employers including the Florida University System. David graduated from Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia, with majors in Business Administration and Economics. He also attended Northwestern University to study Journalism. After college, he served four years active duty in the US Navy achieving the rank of Lieutenant. In 2007, he was awarded the Roanoke College Medal for being the outstanding Alumni since his graduation. Currently, David volunteers as a Small Claims Mediator in the Leon County Courts, Hospice, Meals on Wheels, Habitat for Humanity and is a certified Ombudsman with the Department of Elder Affairs covering Assisted Living and Nursing Home facilities. He was previously President of the local St. Andrews Society and President of Clan Fergusson Society of North America for seven years. He currently serves as President of the Town Club of Tallahassee. Leisure activities include a little golf, mountain hiking and enjoying their second home on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. "Hopefully, I can assist the Board in maintaining Killearn as a beautiful place we all call home." David is Chair of the Audit and Election Committees.

Gloria M. Arias, Vice President - Unit 1 Resident

Gloria moved to Killearn Estates in 1996 and built the home in which she resides on Killarney Way. From 1998 – 2000, Gloria was appointed the governmental liaison, representing Killearn Estates to local and state governments, resolving major issues between county, city, environmentalists and surrounding neighborhoods. This resulted in the approval for the Roberts Elementary and Montford Middle schools. Her responsibilities included attending legal proceedings on behalf of this community and participating in policy decisions that affected this subdivision both directly and indirectly. Her other responsibilities included speaking before city and county commissions, at public hearings and holding press conferences. Gloria has served on the board of directors for an international, not-for-profit organization, supporting children stricken with cancer. She has served as a member at large on the board of Tallahassee Symphony Society, board member of the Florida Committee of National Women in the Arts, and was elected to serve as president of the Tallahassee Republican Women's Club. Gloria's extensive organizational experience proved valuable in a two-term election to the board of directors of SAG/AFTRA in Houston; she was chairman of the Producers Committee. Gloria is a small business owner with a 20-year career in TV, film, and radio production, with an emphasis on narration for domestic and international markets and as the spokesperson for corporate videos and training films. Gloria has hosted interview-format programs, along with a weekly TV news magazine for PBS, covering statewide issues in Florida. Prior to that, Gloria was a 17-year professional in the advertising industry in Miami, Houston and New Orleans, and established her own advertising firm. Gloria appreciates the opportunity to serve on the KHA board and to, once again, support and maintain our very special neighborhood. Gloria is Chair of the Maintenance Committee.

Charles Faircloth, Secretary - Unit 1 Resident

Charles T. (Chuck) Faircloth, his wife Nancy, and their sons have lived in Killearn Estates, Unit 1, since 2000. Chuck is a native of Tallahassee, growing up in Indian Head Acres and graduating from Leon County schools and Florida State University. He is an attorney and presently serves as General Counsel for the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs. Chuck has previously been an Inspector General and is a Certified Inspector General. He serves on the KHA Maintenance Committee. His interests include neighborhood preservation, amenity maintenance, and stormwater/lakes issues. He looks forward to helping his neighbors maintain and improve our beautiful neighborhood.  Chuck is Chair of the Lakes Restoration Committee.

Philip Inglese, Treasurer– Unit 3 Resident

Phil and his wife, Kay, have lived in Killearn since 1984 when he relocated from his hometown of Hollywood, Florida. He recently retired after a career of nearly 39 years in Local Government Financial Administration. Philip has a BSBA in Finance from the University of Florida, 1969, a MBA in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University, 1977, and Certified Public Accountant,1977. Philip is a member of the American Institute of CPAS, Florida Institute of CPAs and is a former member of Government Finance Officers Association US/Canada, Florida Government Finance Officers Association and the American Association of Airport Executives. Philip was a US Air Force Officer, Senior Accountant, City of Hollywood, FL; Deputy Director of Finance, City of Fort Lauderdale; Director of Finance and Asst Director of Aviation, City of Tallahassee, FL. His local government service included finance, accounting, budgeting, capital programming, utility service, billing, rates and charges, stormwater, aviation, transportation, Development of Regional Impact (DRI), and he was a former member for 10 years, one as Chairman, of the Capital Region Transportation Planning Agency-Technical Advisory Committee CRTPA-TAC. Both of his children were raised in Killearn; his son is a local physician and his daughter, a licensed dietician, lives in Deland, Florida. Mr Inglese believes his knowledge of local government operations would assist the Board in maintaining the quality of life of the Killearn community.

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Board Members

John Paul Bailey - Unit 38 Resident

John Paul Bailey was born in Bainbridge, GA, but Tallahassee has been his home for most of his life. His family members also call Tallahassee their home, including his mother Winifred Bailey, retired from DOT, and his three younger brothers and three younger sisters. John Paul married his wife, Donna Harper, on August 9, 2014 at their home on Gardenview Way. John Paul was educated in the Tallahassee public education system having attended Wesson Elementary School, Elizabeth Cobb Junior High School, Rickards and Leon High Schools, Lively Tech and Tallahassee Community College. Over the years he has owned three small businesses - American Polygraph and Security Consultants; Allied Services Answering Service; and currently, JPB and Associates, a Real Estate Brokerage Firm and Political Consultant Service. John Paul has always seen himself as a public servant, starting with four years of Navy service from 1965 to 1969, and as a Tallahassee Police Officer for 25 years (1970 to 1996). Upon retiring from the Tallahassee Police Department, he was elected to the Tallahassee City Commission and re-elected four years later, serving as Mayor Pro-Tem for two terms. John Paul is the past Chairman of the Blueprint 2000 Intergovernmental Agency and member of the Board of Directors of the Economic Development Council. He also served on the Tallahassee Tourist Development Council, the Tallahassee Downtown Improvement Authority, the Metropolitan Planning Organization, the Anti-Drug/Anti-Violence Alliance and on Keep Tallahassee/Leon County Beautiful. He was a member of both the Tallahassee and Capital City Chambers of Commerce and is a current member of Capital Tiger Bay, American Legion, Marzuq Temple, Robert Butler Masonic Lodge 305, and The Committee of 99. He also served as the President of the Retired Tallahassee Police Officers Association and currently serves as Chairman of the Leon County Republican Executive Committee. These experiences have given John Paul a perspective and understanding of what is important in our community. John Paul is Chair of the Public Relations Committee.

Bill Schack-Unit 7 Resident

Bill has resided in Killearn Estates since 2005. He moved to Tallahassee from New Jersey, after high school, to attend Florida State University where he received a Marketing degree in 1990, and proceeded to work in the Restaurant Industry for 25 years. He spent 20 years working at Applebee’s, starting at the Apalachee Parkway location as a server, managing the Killearn location, and traveling around the Southeast opening a few restaurants, but returned to Tallahassee as General Manager of the Applebee’s on Capital Circle. He worked at Chili’s for 2 years, and his last position was with American Food and Vending overseeing 4 cafeterias in the State Buildings around Tallahassee. During his career, Bill was President of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association’s Tallahassee Chapter and received numerous awards, including Team Player of the Year, Marketing Manager of the Year and, in 2008 and 2009, he was recognized by the National Restaurant Association as a Florida Humanitarian of the Year for his work with Special Olympics and numerous other organizations. Bill believes it is important to give back to the community. He is currently a Coach for Special Olympics Leon County and serves on a National Marketing Committee for Special Olympics Florida. He serves as Executive Director for WAVE, Inc. (The Workshop for Adult Vocational Enrichment), an organization helping teens and adults with intellectual disabilities learn life skills and enjoy monthly social activities. He serves on the American Cancer Society Volunteer Leadership Board helping “Finish the Fight” against cancer. He recently became a volunteer basketball coach for the YMCA. He is a former board member of Keep Tallahassee Leon County Beautiful. Bill looks forward to serving on the KHA Board. He is an avid golfer and will work very hard to keep Killearn Country Club, but understands that it needs major improvement to become a destination once again in Tallahassee. He believes that Killearn Estates is an attractive community for families due to the great area schools and convenient location. He wants to see the Board work on keeping our neighborhood clean, safe, and family friendly. He looks forward to seeing us once again voted Best Neighborhood in Tallahassee.

Michael Flemming - Unit 17 Resident

Michael is a former Vice President of the the KHA Board of Directors, has served on the Killearn Architectural Control Committee since 2010, and is serving on Killearn's Long Range Planning Committee. Mike has been a resident of Killearn Estates for 18 years. Mike graduated from Florida State University, is an avid pianist and marksman, and is the father of four children, three sons who graduated from FSU and one daughter who graduated from TCC. Mike is the President & CEO of Certified Home Inspections LLC, Southeast Construction LLC, Radon Solutions Tallahassee and Southeast Painting Inc. Mike is a Florida Certified Building Contractor, FL Certified Home and Building Inspector, and a FL Dept. of Health Certified Radon Measurement and Mitigation Specialist. In addition to being a member of a number of organizations including Florida Home Builders Association, North Florida Home Builders Association, Tallahassee Home Builders Association, and a host of others, Mike is a Past President and a current board member the Tallahassee Rotary Club Northside, and a member of the Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce. Mike is Chairman of the Golf Course Liaison Committee.

Herb Harmon – Unit 35 Resident

Herb and wife Jayne have lived in Killearn for over 15 years, currently residing in the Greens Of Killearn. Herb serves as president of the Greens of Killearn Property Owners Association, and previously served as president of Pebble Creek Homeowners Association. Herb actively supports the Settlement Agreement executed between KHA and owners of Killearn Country Club, and has appeared before the Tallahassee Development Review Committee to insist that the site plan for proposed development complies with that agreement.
Prior to retirement, Herb owned and operated a number of  businesses that included Associated Consulting Group, Inc, Direct Mail Systems, Inc, and SST Tours, Inc. Herb also served as a staff director in the Florida Senate, Executive Director of the Republican Party of Florida, and in the U. S. State Department under President Reagan.
Herb will bring an energy and commitment to actively seek solutions to all issues facing our community.

Danielle Irwin - Unit 17 Resident

Danielle is an environmental consultant, oceanographer and wetland ecologist who has worked in various aspects of Florida's waterfront development industry for 18 years, including as a former regulator with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.  Danielle is involved in coastal management, resiliency, living shorelines, port/marina development, and marine resource management throughout our coastal counties.  I have lived in Killearn since 2015 and Tallahassee since 2012.  Danielle's husband is a local professional surveyor, her daughter (14) is graduating from Montford MS to start high school at Childs this Fall, and her son (4) will start at Desoto Trail Elementary after the summer. I am the Chair of the League of Women Voters Local Government Committee and am active with my Sunrise Rotary group doing various community service projects. She enjoys camping, mountain biking, yoga, travel, sailing and memory making with my family.  As a Board Member, she will be diligent in her commitment to our community, representing the interests of all of our neighborhoods at the community, City and County level.

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Committees

Executive Committee

David Ferguson, President

Gloria Arias, Vice President

Charles Faircloth, Secretary

Phil Inglese, Treasurer

2019 Executive Committee Meeting Schedule here

John Paul Bailey (Chair)

Sam Bell

Kelley Phillips

Roy Bedard

Carolyn Good
David Ferguson


 

Audit Committee

Phil Inglese (Chair)

Herb Harmon

John Paul Bailey

Nominating Committee

Vacant (Chair)

Lynda Kinard

Virginia Newman

Allen Nobles

Cedric Foster

Joan Kanan

Frances Michels

Polly Johnson

Madeline Toolan

Pat Curtis

(alt)Sandy Beamon

Elections Committee

Diane Allewelt, Staff

Susan Moore

Joan Kanan

Polly Johnson

Rosemary Ferguson

Jack Broeger

Cheryl Broeger

Sandi Beamon

Janice Harrell

(alt) Rose Giansante

(alt) Pat Curtis

Public Relations Committee

Gloria Arias (Chair)

Deas Bohn

Madeline Toolan

Herb Harmon

Diane Walters

James Walters

Roles: Government Relations, Public Relations, Newsletter

Maintenance Committee

Gloria M. Arias (Chair)
John Dorsey
Chuck Faircloth
Corinne Johnston
Joan Kanan

Catherine Knickerbocker
Sean McGlynn
Allen Nobles
Charley Schwartz

Roles: Grounds, Pool, Lakes / Parks ,Bridle Paths, Long Range Planning

Public Safety Committee

Officer Melissa Rios, TPD

Fines & Violations Committee

Mark PriddyChair)
Beverly Locke-Ewald
Wendy Williams

Richard Hull

Lakes Restoration Committee

Charles Faircloth (Chair)
Gloria M. Arias 
Sean McGlynn

Will Messer

Skip Gross

Dennis Lister

Susan Robinson

Elton Woodward

Events Committee

Gloria M. Arias (Chair)

Pat Armstrong

Gary Farr

Golf Liason Committee

Herb Harmon, Chair

Tom McNamara

Burt Mead

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Contact

Office: (850) 893-3468

Fax: (850) 668-0530
kha@killearn.org

Address

2705 Killarney Way, Tallahassee, FL 32309, USA

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