Teresa is deeply rooted in Volusia County. Her entire adult life she has worked to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Volusia County.  Between the experience she received from her occupations and her service to our area, she has a diversity of skills that has been recognized by the many organizations and individuals.

Community Involvement

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Public Service

Chairman and Commissioner of the West Volusia Hospital

   Authority (oversees indigent care funding) 2008-2012

Committee Member of the West Volusia Hospital Authority

   Advisory Committee 2001-2008

City of DeLand Code Enforcement Board

Volusia County Community Health Allocation Committee

 

Community Service

Founder and Past President Persimmon Hollow Woman’s Club

Founder and Past President of the Faith Hope and Charity

   Society (Raises funds for DeLand area Charities)

Chairman of 125th Anniversary of DeLand Celebration and the

   Grand Opening of the new DeLand City Hall

Past President and Board Member The House Next Door

Past President and Board Member Main Street DeLand Association

Past President and Board Member of the American Cancer Society

Past President West Volusia Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and Board Member 

   (Youngest President ever of this 150+ organization)

Past President and Board Member Woman’s Club of DeLand

Founding Member of The Albert D Downs DeLand Breakfast Rotary Wild Game Feast

   (still the largest fundraiser in Volusia County)

Past President and Board Member Athens Junior Woman’s Club of DeLand

   during term initiated successful fundraiser to benefit Children’s Advocacy Center

Florida Federation of Woman’s Clubs District 6 Junior Director and Board Member

Florida Federation of Woman’s Clubs Executive Board Member

Past President Southwest Middle School PTA

Board Member Council on Aging

Board Member The Arc

Board Member Children’s Advocacy Center

District Director, State Board Member and Committee Chairs of GFWC Florida Federation of Woman’s Club

1895 Society Charter Member of the GFWC Florida Federation of Women’s Clubs

Leadership DeLand 1986

 

Awards & Recognition

West Volusian of the Year presented by the DeLand Breakfast Rotary

Making a Difference Award presented by the Pilot Club of DeLand

Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International (twice)

Florida Blue Key

Outstanding Young Woman in America

Outstanding Young Leader presented by the DeLand Jaycees

   (first female recipient)

DBCC Hall of Fame

Who’s Who of Community Colleges

Phi Delta Theta

Woman of the Year Woman’s Club of DeLand

Woman of the Year Athens Junior Woman’s Club of DeLand (twice)

Woman of the Year Beta Sigma Phi

Grand Marshall presented by Junior Service League

 

Teresa is deeply rooted in Volusia County. Her entire adult life she has worked to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Volusia County.

Past Memberships

DeLand Breakfast Rotary

DeLand Area Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee

Krewe of Amalee

Founder of the Mystic Krewe of Maravedi

DeLand Garden Club

PEO International

Beta Sigma Phi