Board of Directors

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Jacob Winge - President


Jacob is a Fifth Generation Floridian who's family came to Naples in 1928. A product of Collier County Public Schools and Florida SouthWestern State College, Jacob has lived in East Naples his whole life. After working in the nonprofit industry Jacob joined United Group of Companies in 2017 and worked in senior living before joining Comfort Keepers- our region's largest provider of in home senior care in 2021. He and his wife Alexandria live in Quail Hollow. Jacob is an avid volunteer and enjoys the outdoors, hunting and living history reenacting.

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Shirley L. Calhoun - VP External Affairs


Originally from Pittsburgh, PA. Moved to Marco Island in 1984 followed by Lely Resort in 2005. Shirley and her husband, Jeff, have two children and three grandchildren who also live in East Naples. Publisher of ENcompass Magazine, the East Naples’ Community Magazine. Past President and proudly serve along side a dedicated Board of Directors committed to the civic and business community. 

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Thomas Cannon - Treasurer

  
Tom and his wife Gale moved to Collier County in 1977 from Northwest Indiana and established residency in East Naples in 1980. In 1984 Tom opened his own accounting office after attending Florida Southwestern State College and the University of South Florida. He had the pleasure to serve on the East Naples Fire and Rescue board for 28 years and numerous others boards over the years.

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George Danz - Secretary


George is originally from Michigan. He served four years in the USAF, received his BS from Oklahoma State University and a Masters Degree from Florida International University. He served as a Fire Chief in Michigan and Wisconsin before being appointed as Director of Emergency Services (Fire & EMS) in Broward County, FL. He then served as Chief of Operations/Director of the Medical Examiner and Trauma Services Division of Broward County before retiring and moving to Naples. In addition to being an ENCA Board Member, George is a Trustee on the Greater Naples Fire Pension Board and a member of the Collier County Fire Chiefs EMS Committee.

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Ted E DeGroot - Director

Ted's first career was in commercial mass communications and included serving as CEO for both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Moving to Naples in 1994 he continues to serve, mostly on nonprofit boards, but also as a member of various organizations. Additionally he is a full-time, Naples real estate broker with Berkshire Hathaway.

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Donna Fiala - Director

Donna moved to Collier County in 1974 from Cleveland, Ohio. She worked for Provincetown/Boston Airline for 13 years, and when the airline closed she took a job with Naples Community Hospital. In the year 2000 she ran for County Commissioner, wanting to improve living conditions in East Naples, and won the election. She dedicated her work and her life to improve the area, and was reelected to 5 terms before she decided to retire. She remains active in the community, serving on the East Naples Civic Assoc board of directors, in the East Naples Kiwanis Club, serves on the board for Friends of Rookery Bay, attends the Bayshore Community Development meetings regularly, has always been a strong advocate of the County Parks system, a champion for the Pickleball Tournaments, loves the Botanical Garden and serves when needed. Donna was the only Commissioner in history to serve 5 consecutive terms before retiring.  

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John F. Hooley - Director

 

John has been a member of ENCA since 1986, originally working with Donna Fiala on median beatification. He served continuously on the Board of directors since 1988, including two terms as president. He is a practicing lawyer, board certified in civil trial law and commercial litigation. He has lived here since 1982 and believes that our service in ENCA has made East Naples a better place to live for all of us.

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Jeff Macasevich - Director

Jeffrey is a native of Bethlehem, PA and moved to Florida in 1997. He is a licensed Florida Funeral Director and Embalmer and is presently associated with Naples Funeral Home in East Naples. Jeff is a member of the East Naples Kiwanis and served as a distinguished Past President and Vice President. Jeff has also been Santa Claus here in East Naples and throughout Collier County for many years.

 
 

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Lenore Meurer - Director


Originally from New York, Lenore spent her career serving the Not-for-Profit sector as a Quality Assurance auditor, investigator, and policy writer, ensuring quality services to clients and compliance with NYS State and Federal rules and regulations. She served on various committees such as Event planning and Fund raising throughout her tenure. Graduate work is in Public Health Administration and Clinical Psychology. Since moving to Naples, served as Condominium Association President at Lely Condominium of Southwest Florida for 10 years, and continue to serve on committees such as Governance and CAI Institute Fund raising and Education Committees. I continue to work collaboratively with Collier County staff in our shared mission of improving the quality of lives for our citizens and in the conservation of our environment here in East Naples.

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James A. Pusateri - Director

 
A resident of East Naples since moving from the Greater Kansas City Area in 2003. He is a retired attorney and has served as an  Assistant United States Attorney, United States Bankruptcy Judge, member of the Collier County Affordable Housing Committee, President of the East Naples Foundation and currently serves on the Associations Board of Directors.

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Christopher Shucart - Director


After high school, Christopher attended Arizona State University where he graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in construction from the Del Webb School of Construction. At the time of graduation, the ASU School of Construction was ranked # 2 in the country.
 
Realizing he wanted to find a permanent home to build his career and start a family, Christopher relocated to Naples, Florida. After a brief period of time with a local, well-respected construction firm, his father and he decided to form a real estate investment & development company in 2004.
 
Christopher is married to his beautiful wife, Rochelle, and they have an adventurous, energetic and sports enthusiast son, Carsten. When Christopher is not working he enjoys spending time with his family. They enjoy many outdoor activities, including boating, fishing, jogging, tennis and traveling.

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Randall Thomas - Director

President and owner of a promotional products company serving Naples, Florida for over 23-years. Randy is a proud member of the Naples Area Chamber of Commerce and Chamber Ambassador. His business has over 800,000 unique products.

Randy started his business of promotional products over 20-years ago and has helped some of the largest companies in the area professionally promote their businesses. Randy is proud of his commitment to excellence and doing what he promises to do in a timely and effective manner.

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Todd Sawyer - Director

Founder of T O W N S O U P, an online media company, Todd has deep experience in marketing, business development and digital platforms.

Todd oversees development of website content and management for the East Naples Civic and Commerce organization.