CLUB OFFICERS AND COMMITTEES (Click on officer to get autobiography)

Barbara Roy

President
BRoy55@comcast.net

Co-founded Naples Circumnavigators Club 14 years ago. Set up the invitations on the Constant Contact. Involved in planning programs, acquiring speakers, setting up power point presentations, set up website.

I love to adventure travel and so far my husband and I have gone around the world 14 times. 167 countries.

Before retirement, being a private entrepreneur, she set up a network of 27 children’s centers, 2 homes for mentally challenged, food program for 3000 homes associated with the “Department of Education” in Michigan and 2 Nursing Homes. Oh, and by the way, I have five great kids, 3 grandchildren!

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Barbara Roy

Barbara Roy

President

Pat Classen

1st Vice President/Programs
patclassen@yahoo.com

Pat grew up in South Bend, Indiana. She attended Michigan State University.
Pat joined her husband in the nursery business and worked side by side. She has 2 daughters and 2 grandchildren.
Pat moved to Naples in 1983 where she met and married Ed Classen.
Pat was the first President of Naples Circumnavigators, Naples Chapter
Presently, she is employed by Preferred Travel and has been very helpful in organizing our fall cruises.
Her interests are: Friends/Boating/Travel/Books

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Pat Classen

Pat Classen

1st Vice President/Programs

David J. Macarthy

Treasurer
djmfla@comcast.net

 

1. Served in the US Army as a Sergeant
2. Graduate from the university of Cincinnati with BBA
3. Graduate from Xavier University with an MBA in finance
4. Started with the Cincinnati Bell Telephone in 1955 and worked through the ranks to be the Vice President of Administration.
5. Active in many civic and charitable organizations: Chamber of Commerce United Way, Boy Scouts and Rotary Club which continues today.

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David J. Macarthy

David J. Macarthy

Treasurer

Tom Maher

Past President

1. Co-Founded NaplesCircumnavigator's Club

2. VP of Naples Chapter for 7 years and President for 6 years

3. Past President of 4 different Boards in Naples and Director of 3 other Boards

4. Currently a Board member of the Circumnavigator's International Board of Governors in NYC

5. WWII Navy  Air Veteran

6. NYU Engineering Degree

7. Retired IBM executive

8. Past President of American Information Systems

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Tom Maher

Tom Maher

Past President

Walter C Slack

Webmaster
WalterSlack2000@aol.com

In his prior life Walter was an international insurance broker and that is how he visited so many countries.

After retirement, he needed something to keep himself occupied. As he already had a fascination with computers, he decided to develop webpages.  He has his own page http://www.WalterSlack.com where he places all his travel photos that he shares with his family and friends.

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Walter C Slack

Walter C Slack

Webmaster

Jackie Simenauer

Media Co-Chairman & Chair of the Ladies Luncheon Group
jsliteraryagent@gmail.com

Jacqueline Simenauer is a literary agent, writer, and coauthor of six books.  She was also a columnist for a major NY daily, and a national magazine.  Her work has appeared in most of the nation's  newspapers and magazines, and she was also syndicated by the New York Times.   Jacqueline is a member of The Authors Guild and The Naples Press Club.

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Jackie Simenauer

Jackie Simenauer

Media Co-Chairman & Chair of the Ladies Luncheon Group

Tina Nicholson

Secretary and Events Chairman

Tina is well known in the community as a take charge gal.  Past President of the Philharmonic League,  President Elect for the Latchkey League.  Tina is a great cook and party planner extraordinaire.  We are so fortunate to have Tina on our team.

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Tina Nicholson

Tina Nicholson

Secretary and Events Chairman

Carol Green

Media Co-Chairman
Carolgreen2@mac,.com

Carol H. Green was a newspaper reporter and editor for 20 years, covering city, state and federal government and courts in Louisiana, Guam and Denver. After earning law degrees from the Yale Law School and the University of Denver, she worked at Newsday in Long Island and The Denver Post in senior positions in human resources and labor relations, as well as general counsel. She is now a literary agent in Naples, Florida.

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Carol Green

Carol Green

Media Co-Chairman

Sophie Classen

Name Badges, historian and Photographer
Sophieclassen@comcast.net

Sophie grew up, and was educated in Europe, and Canada.  She moved with her husband, and two children, from Toronto to the New York City area in 1977.  Retiring to Naples, they joined the Naples Chapter of the Circumnavigators Club in 2000,  where she has been actively involved ever since.  Presently she is doing the work of the historian,  photographer, and welcoming our members and guests.

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Sophie Classen

Sophie Classen

Name Badges, historian and Photographer

PamelaCollins

Pamela Collins Membership Chair

Circumnavigator Membership Committee Chair
Pamela Collins
BS Univ of Texas
MBA George Washington Univ.
ABD Emory University
President/Owner metal fabrication manufacturing company 25 years.
Retired and involved in various organizations:  Fisher House Foundation, Snowball Express, Collier County Veterans, Republican Women's Club,  Florida Federation of Republican Women Armed Svs and Veterans,  Collier Republican Club, Make A Wish Foundation,  100 Women Who Care, League of Women Voters, Orthodox Christian Network, St. Katherine’s Greek Orthodox Women's Club, Christian Rights and Religious Freedom Institute, Charity for Change, Guardian Ad Litem Collier County, Collier County School System Incubator Program, Charity for Change, Childcare Center Immokalee, Latchkey League, Naples Museum of Military History, Quail West Ambassador.

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PamelaCollins

PamelaCollins

Pamela Collins Membership Chair

DonnaSuddeth

Donna Suddeth – Assistant Membership Chairman

Education:
BA, Business Education, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
FLMI Designation (Fellow of the Life Management Institute), Awarded with Distinction

Career
Nathan Hale HS, Seattle, WA, Teacher, Business Courses
Capitol Financial Partners, MassMutual, Vienna, VA, Office/Business Manager

Community
President, Naples Council on World Affairs (2015-2017)
Greater Naples Leadership (2008-2009)
President, Welcome to Florida International Club (2007-2009)

 

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DonnaSuddeth

DonnaSuddeth

Donna Suddeth – Assistant Membership Chairman