About Our Chapter & Leadership

Jessica
Tara

Jessica Schmitt, CFRE

Chapter President
Executive Director
Literacy Services of Indian River County

Tara Wright

Incoming President
Executive Director
The Buggy Bunch

Taylor Farnsworth

Vice President, National Philanthropy Day
Director of Development & Marketing
Big Brothers, Big Sisters of St. Lucie, Indian River, and Okeechobee Counties 
taylor.farnsworth@bbbsbigs.org
Michele
Elizabeth
Shannon

Michele Peters, CFFRE

Secretary
Independent Development Consultant & 
Network for Good - Personal Fundraising Coach 

Elizabeth Thomason

Treasurer
Executive Director
Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River Co.
ethomason@bgcirc.org

Shannon M. Bowman

Immediate Past President
Executive Director
Childcare Resources



Liz
Durga
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Liz Bruner

Director
Vice President of Philanthropy 
Senior Resource Association
LBruner@sramail.org

Durga Das Hutner

Director
Head of Fundraising & Major Donor Initiatives 

Sacred Kashi 
durgadas@kashi.org 

Angelia Perry

Director

Executive Director
Gifford Youth Achievement Center, Inc.
aperry@gyac.net

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Emily

Tracey Segal

Director
Campaign Director
United Way of Indian River County

Elizabeth Ullian

Director
Executive Director
United Way Foundation of Indian River County

Emily Long

Chapter Administrator