P. V. W. C. A. 

Established in 2011 as a non-profit organization

The 2019-2020 Board of Directors

President and Vice Presidents/Annual Benefit Co-Chairs

PVWCA Leadership

Darla Neal

Darla, a member since 2012, has previously served as Volunteer Services Co-Chair.  She works full time as a College Admissions Coach, and is actively involved in her community holding various positions in local organizations.

Marzena Mignone

Vice-President Fundraising/Benefit Co-Chair
Ever since she joined PVWCA, Marzena immersed herself in the organization and decoration of our Benefit Parties. This is her second year as VP. Marzena is Polish and French and moved to PV with her husband (Joe) from New York in 1997. Her passions for animals and the environment are shared by their daughter Isabella, a senior at PVHS. 

Susan Brice

Vice-President Fund Raising/Benefit Co-Chair
Susan, a member since 2014, is a native of Jacksonville who moved back "home" after living away for almost 20 years. She stays at home taking care of her two busy children, Jake (14) and Whitfield (11).  She also works part-time from home selling pre-owned items online. 

Parliamentarian, Secretary, Treasurer, and Membership

PVWCA Support Leadesrship

Lucia Lindsey


K Crowley

Karim, a member since 2013, has serviced as Co-Chair for Volunteer Services, VP/Co-Chair for the Annual Benefit and is currently Secretary. She and her husband, John have two sons and a daughter. “K,” as she is known to her friends, was born in Uruguay,  grew up in Orange County, CA and eventually landed in Ponte Vedra Beach where she has resided for over 20 years. In her free time she enjoys tennis and traveling. 

Jennifer Lazzara

Jennifer, a member since 2013. works part-time at Lazzara Orthodontics as a financial and insurance coordinator.  She and her husband, John, have three sons. They moved to Ponte Vedra Beach in 2005 from New Orleans.  In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis and watching football with her boys. 

Angie Smith

Angie, a member since 2012, has previously served as Vice President (2013-2014) and Secretary (2014-2016).  She is retired, along with her husband of 30 years - both originally from Columbus, Ohio. They have two daughters, and enjoy their weeks of 6 Saturdays and 1 Sunday.  She is a landscape artist who believes in trying to make a difference every day.

Community Support and Volunteer Services

Community Service Leadership

Emily Rhodin

Community Support
Emily is currently co-chairing Community Support.

Marcy Stout

Community Support
Marcy, a member since 2013 currently co-chairs Community Support.

Micki Jenkins

Volunteer Services
Micki, a member since 2013, has lived in Ponte Vedra Beach for 27 years.  She and her husband, Archie, have six children.  She is a big Florida Gators fan and enjoys playing tennis and working out at the gym.

Mary Carmen Walker

Volunteer Services
Mary Carmen, a co-founder of PVWCA and member since 2011, has previously served as Hospitality Chair.  She works full time as a real estate agent, and she and her husband, Paul, have two children.

Hospitality and Programs

Member Support Leadership

Sara Fant

Sara currently serves as Hospitality Chair.

Joanie Conners

Joanie, a member since 2015, retired from the Duval County School System five years ago, and has lived in PVB since 1982 after relocating from from NY. She  has two sons, along with three grandchildren - who she and her husband, Larry, sit for often.  She loves to play tennis at PV, Bridge, Mah Jong, and hand/foot Canasta

Lori Wells

Lori is a founding member currently serves as Programs Chair.

Kate Zarczynski

Kate joined PVWCA in 2016 and currently serves in the role of Programs chair alongside Lori Wells.  Kate grew up in Dallas, Texas and  received a B.A. from Northwestern University and a J.D. from University of Texas at Austin.  She and her husband, Kris, have 3 children, ages 7, 9 and 12.   Kate enjoys volunteering in the schools, playing tennis, reading books, and planning trips!


Member and Community Support

Susan Kelly

Susan, a founding member since 2011, has served as Co-Chair of the Annual Benefit, Membership Chair and is currently in her second year as Communications Chair. She and her husband, Sean, have a 9th grade son and 6th grade daughter. Susan is originally from North Carolina and enjoys cheering on her two favorite teams--Carolina and Duke!

Jeannie Leapley

Jeanie has been a member since 2014 serving on our board last year in the Volunteer Services Committee.  This year Jeanie is co-chairing the Communications Committee and is handling our monthly Newsletter and Bulletins.  Jeanie and her husband Robert have lived in Ponte Vedra since 1995. They have 3 young men they are raising: Garrett 21 at UNF, Carson 19 FSCJ and Sean 17 Junior at PV High. Jeanie enjoys listing and selling properties with Coldwell Banker Vanguard here in Ponte Vedra!

Leila Bennett-Jackson

Leila, a member since 2017, works full time for Home Depot Pro Technology as a Software Engineer. She is married and has one daughter.  Her husband, Kevin, serves as the organization's C.P.A.  While she and her husband are originally from south Georgia, they have lived in the area since 1986.