Staff,Board and Committee Members

Diane Allewelt

Association Manager 850.893.3468

Caleb Martinez

Administrative Assistant 850.893.3468

Angelique Yarborough

Receptionist 850.893.3468

Non-Staff Contributors:

  • ​Kloverleaf Graphic Artist, Printer, Data and Mailing Services   Target Print & Mail

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2020 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 Nominating Committee.

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 Public Relations Committee.

Carla Gaskin Mautz, Secretary - Unit 31 Resident

Carla Gaskin Mautz has lived on Gallagher Drive with her husband and two children for 11 years. Having grown up on Shannon Lakes Drive and resided in Killearn Estates for nearly 25 years, Carla has a deep connection to the community that shaped her.

With 20 years’ experience in Florida’s nonprofit and governmental sectors, Carla has a proven talent for developing innovative solutions, increasing efficiencies and promoting a positive work environment. Carla has spent the past 15 years in various leadership positions at the Department of Environmental Protection and currently serves as the Executive Staff Director for Land and Recreation. In this role, Carla provides oversight and guidance to programs that acquire and protect lands for preservation and recreation, including Florida’s 175 state parks and trails.

Carla holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and International Affairs from Florida State University. Committed to supporting her hometown, Carla has served on the Board of Directors and is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Tallahassee. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Keep Tallahassee-Leon County Beautiful and has been involved in other community organizations, including the Foundation for Leon County Schools.

As a member of the Board of Directors, Carla is committed to ensuring that the beauty and values of our neighborhood are carried on for generations to come. She will represent all KHA residents with honesty and integrity and facilitate transparent, open communications between members and the KHA Board.

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.  Phil is Chair of the Audit Committee.

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Board Members

Charles Faircloth, 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.

Michael Flemming - Unit 17 Resident

Michael has served on the KHA Board since 2011, he served as Vice President for 2 years and as Secretary; he also served on the Killearn Architectural Control Committee for seven years, serving two years as ACC Chairman; he also served as Golf Course Liaison for three years.  Mike has been a resident and homeowner of Killearn Estates for the past 22 years.  Mike studied Biology at Florida State University, he is an avid pianist, marksman, and has four grown children -- three sons who graduated from FSU and a daughter who graduated from TCC.  Mike is a Florida Certified Building Contractor, Florida Certified Home & Building Inspector, and a FL Dept. of Health Certified Radon Measurement Specialist and Mitigation Specialist.  He is owner, President/CEO of Southeast Construction, Southeast Painting, Certified Inspections, and Radon Solutions.  As a 30+ year local business entrepreneur, Mike has been a member of many organizations including Rotary International, Home Builders Association, Tallahassee Chamber, Boy Scouts of America, Compassion International, and Wounded Warriors.

Steven Givens, Unit 17 Resident

I have been a resident of Killearn Estates since 1991.  I currently reside with my wife, Christen, and our 3 children on Heather Hill Lane.  I am a graduate of Florida State University.  I am a college professor and Department Chairman of Sports, Fitness, and Recreation Management at Chipola College in Marianna Florida.  Throughout my tenure at Chipola College I have had extensive service experiences on multiple statewide committees and executive boards that establish policy and provide guidance for a variety of statewide organizations. 


My family and I are active members of Faith Presbyterian Church.  I am an avid golfer and a member of Killearn Country Club.  As a 28-year resident of Killearn Estates, I have had the opportunity to watch our community evolve.  My specific interests include storm water/lake revitalization, amenity maintenance, and golf course preservation.  I can provide a historical perspective of KHA past initiatives, as well as a genuine commitment to preserve the Killearn Community as a premiere Tallahassee neighborhood community. Mike is Chairman of the Elections and Golf Course Liaison Committees.

Danielle Irwin - Unit 17 Resident

Danielle is a scientist with degrees in Biology (BS) and Environmental Studies (BA) from the University of Southern California, and a Masters in Oceanography from the Florida State University.  After an early career start with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), Danielle opened and operated her own environmental consulting firm while living in Jacksonville. She moved back to Tallahassee in 2012 to become the Deputy Director of FDEP’s Division of Water Resource Management until 2015.  She now serves as Director of a coastal engineering firm, Cummins Cederberg, having opened their branch office in Tallahassee focusing on waterfront environments and climate resiliency.


Killearn Estates is where Danielle has chosen to raise her family. She lives on Lake Killarney with her husband, Ben Irwin, a local surveyor, her 16-year-old daughter and tenth grader at Chiles, Lorelei, and their 5-year-old son and kindergartener at Desoto Trail, Hunter. Danielle enjoys camping, mountain biking, cooking, baking and family memory-making. Danielle is an active member of Sunrise Rotary and the League of Women Voters of Tallahassee, sits on the board of the local chapter of the Florida Association of Environmental Professionals, and is a committee member on the Leon County Water Resources Committee.


Danielle has served on the KHA Board since March 2020 by appointment into a vacated Board seat. She is interested in enhancing the common areas and assets of our community for the enjoyment of all our residents, as well as protecting our neighborhood from the potential negative effects of development pressures. 

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Executive Committee

David Ferguson, President

Gloria Arias, Vice President

Carla Gaskin-Mautz, Secretary

Phil Inglese, Treasurer

Michael Flemming (Chair)

Sam Bell

Kelley Phillips

Carolyn Good
David Ferguson


Audit Committee

Phil Inglese (Chair)

Nominating Committee

David Ferguson, Chair

Lynda Kinard

Virginia Newman

Allen Nobles

Cedric Foster

William Bubsey

Theresa Jancura

James Hamilton

Sam Bell

Elections Committee

Steven Givens, Chair

Michael Crowley

Rosemary Ferguson

Rose Giansante

Diana Hanson

Assistant Counters:

Siddhart Kamath

Alan Malnofski

Rosemary Younger

Michelle Stewart

Pat Curtis (alternate)

Public Relations Committee

Gloria Arias (Chair)

Deas Bohn

Madeline Toolan

Carla Gaskin Mautz

Roles: Communication to Homeowners, Website and TownSq Oversight/Coordination, Newsletter, Governmental Relations, Public Relations

Maintenance Committee

Chair - Vacant
John Dorsey
Catherine Knickerbocker

Charley Schwartz

Bill Kelly

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

Public Safety Committee

Officer Daryl Morris, TPD

Fines & Violations Committee

Mark Priddy (Chair)
James Hamilton

Judith Loucks Dillard

(alt) Steve Owens

Lakes Restoration Committee

Charles Faircloth (Chair)
Gloria M. Arias 
Sean McGlynn

Skip Gross

Steven Givens

Dennis Lister

Susan Robinson

Elton Woodward

Danny Riley

Andrew Dickson

Danielle Irwin

Events Committee

Gloria M. Arias (Chair)

Pat Armstrong

Gary Farr

Golf Liason Committee

Steven Givens - Vacant

Tom McNamara

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Office: (850) 893-3468

Fax: (850) 668-0530

2705 Killarney Way, Tallahassee, FL 32309, USA

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