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Palma Sola Park Association

Board of Directors

The board meets frequently to discuss matters important to our neighborhood, planning for future events, and expenditures.

 

Most of all our goal is to help keep Palma Sola Park a great place for everyone and promote neighborly connections.

The PSPA Board has four officers each of whom serves for one year, and up to five additional directors each of whom serves for two years.

If you have questions or comments about volunteering or helping in any way, please contact either:

>> palmasolaparkassociation@gmail.com, or

>> Kevin Heisey   216-233-9785 (cell)

Kevin Heisey

President

7822 Portosueno Ave.

Kevin and his wife Elizabeth moved from Chagrin Falls, Ohio to Palma Sola Park over 8 years ago. After raising 4 children and retiring from a 30-year electrical engineering career with Rockwell Automation, he is now working part-time teaching technical courses around the country for Rockwell.   Elizabeth is a Learning Resource instructor over at IMG Academy.

Kevin and Elizabeth are active in their church and enjoy year-round outdoor activities.

Barbara Weimer

Secretary

504 Palma Sola Blvd

Barbara was born in NY, raised in Mass., and after two years teaching in Montreal, returned to the Rochester area to teach for 32 more years. While visiting Bradenton one Christmas, her husband (already a snowbird) suggested they look at a house he had seen on Palma Sola Bay. 

 

Barbara was adamant that their current situation was just fine but reluctantly agreed to see the house on Palma Sola Boulevard and immediately fell in love not only with the house but with the entire Park. Barbara moved full time to Palma Sola Park in 2010, loves its tree-lined streets, varied architecture, family atmosphere – and most of all the people of the neighborhood. 

Cathy Warner

Director

1209 De Narvaez

 

Cathy and her husband Derrick bought their “vacation” house on DeNarvaez sight unseen in 2017 as they knew they wanted to live in Palma Sola Park to watch the manatees in the boat basin. In 2019, they sold their home in the Chicago suburbs to live here full time. Cathy is a retired teacher who graduated from Florida Atlantic University. She was President of her Library Board in Round Lake, Illinois, and served for 30 years. She loves reading, cruising, and her pool. Derrick is President of the West Manatee Fire Board of Commissioners.  They have 7 grandchildren in California and Illinois and live with their two dogs, Lilly and Harry. 

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Jennifer Garafola

Director

1012 Estremadura Drive

Jen was born in Missouri and relocated to Bradenton with her parents and sisters in the first grade. She grew up swimming in the boat basin, canoeing and jumping off the bridge! She has many childhood memories playing in the houses and yards of Palma Sola Park.

 

Jen graduated from Manatee High School in 2007 and attended Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers where she met her husband John.

 

Jen currently stays home to raise their daughter Taylor but has worked in the mental health field and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. When ready, she’ll return to the workforce to help children and families in need! In the meantime, you can spot her in the neighborhood playing with Taylor. Taylor keeps Jen and John living busy and busy living! Jen is so grateful to grow her family in beautiful Palma Sola Park! 

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Alexandra Zecevic

Director

610 Casabella Dr

Alexandra and her husband Milan, moved to Florida

at the end of 2021 from Ohio. Alexandra was born in Ukraine and Milan in former Yugoslavia. Alexandra has a degree in Art and Design and is a professional artist.  Milan is a pilot for NetJets..  You will see them around the neighborhood walking their German shepherd Lola, going to Art festivals, and enjoying the beach life.

Treasurer 

Bruce Haines

7814 Senrab Drive

Vice-President

Ellen Kretzmann

1200 Estremadura Dr

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