Board of Directors

Members of Florida Presbyterian Homes’ governing body, its Board of Directors, are nominated and then elected to an initial three-year term. Members may be reelected for two subsequent three-year terms, but then must rotate off the board for a minimum of one year.

Our Board of Directors:

  • Defines our mission, vision and values
  • Forms  policies
  • Ensures that we plan effectively
  • Determines our goals
  • Selects, supports and evaluates the executive director
  • Monitors and strengthens our programs, services and financial resources
  • Provides proper financial oversight
  • Monitors and strengthens Board performance
  • Ensures legal and ethical integrity and compliance

William Cloyd, Chair
Sr. VP Banking, First National Bank of Pasco

Michael Spake, MHA, JD, Vice-Chair
VP of External Affairs, Chief Compliance & Integrity Officer, Lakeland Regional Health

Elena Nicholas, Secretary
Director of Finance and Administration, First Presbyterian Church

Roger Cripe
Resident, President of the Residents Association

Rev. Marilyn H. Cummings, MDiv., MRE, BCC
Visitation Pastor, First Presbyterian Church

John Siefert
Resident Representative

Ronald R. Shuck
Senior Housing Development Consultant, Windermere Strategic Partners, LLC

Anne Strozier, Ph.D., MSW
Retired, Director of the Florida Kinship Center and Associate Professor of the School of Social Work, USF

Jim Verplanck
Retired, Director of Community Development, City of Lakeland

Maureen Browne
Retired, Spanish Teacher, St. Joseph’s Catholic School

Scott Langston, JD, MBA
Attorney, Scott H. Langston Law

Tom Bowles
President, Alltek Services, Inc.

F. Carter (Bud) Karins
CEO, Karins Engineering Group, Inc.

Katie Piperata
Senior Partner, Director of Operations, MedBest Recruiting and Consulting, Inc.

Michael W. Tamney
Vice President, Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley

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16 Lake Hunter Drive - Lakeland, FL 33803
Phone: 863-688-5521 or Marketing: 863-577-6001