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

Devon Witt

Devon, a member since 2013, has previously served as our Membership Chair as well as heading up the newsletter for a couple of years. She works full time as a Realtor and Mom and is actively involved in her community holding various positions in local organizations.

Lori Wells

Vice-President Fundraising/Benefit Co-Chair
Lori has been very active on our board since our inception! Lori most recently served as our Programs coordinator Chair for the past two years.  She has served previously as VP, and Treasurer. Lori brings a wealth of knowledge and experience and will continue to make a huge contribution this year.

Susan Kelly

Vice-President Fund Raising/Benefit Co-Chair
Susan, one of our founding members, has been very active in on our board of directors since the beginning.  She has served as Vice President previously as well as headed up membership (twice) and Chaired Communications and Website for two years. Susan's commitment and passion for volunteerism are valuable assets for PVWCA

Parliamentarian, Secretary, Treasurer, and Membership

PVWCA Support Leadesrship

Darla Neal


Darla has been a member of the PVWCA since 2011. She has chaired the Hospitality committee, Programs committee, Volunteer Services committee and the role of President. She is currently serving as Parliamentarian as an aid to the BOD. Darla is the founder and owner of College Admissions Services, LLC.


Stephanie Cills

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Karen Duncan


Karen Duncan joined PVWCA in 2019.  She served on the Benefit Committee and now is serving as Treasurer.  She has 2 daughters ages 22 and 25 and enjoys tennis and reading.  She is the owner of Organized Home / Organized Office, LLC, a professional organizing firm that she started in 2003.

Molly Sullivan


Molly, member of PVWCA since 2013   Has served on the Board as Community Support Co-Chair and Co-Vice President.  She and her husband, Steve,  have lived in Ponte Vedra since 2001.  She retired from Blue Cross in 2008.  She is an avid gardener, enjoys flower arranging, playing Mah Jong and golf.  Her favorite and most gratifying pastime is her weekly class at the ARC, teaching yoga to adults with disabilities.

Community Support and Volunteer Services

Community Service Leadership

Emily Rhodin

Community Support

Emily has been self-employed since June 2015  In April 2016 she opened Scout & Molly’s.  Prior to June 2015, she spent 17 years in Corporate America specializing in accounting, risk management, external audit & internal audit. 

Outside of work Emily enjoys spending time with her children and participating in their activities, including: baseball, golf, basketball and lacrosse.  Personally I enjoy running and other workout activities, and travel as much as possible.

Joan Davie

Community Support
Joan is new to our board this year, joining PVWCA last year.  Joan is extremely active in the community and participates on various boards & Organizations. 

Erika Rumsey

Volunteer Services

Erika is a member since 2012 and has lived in Ponte Vedra Beach since 1991. She and her husband, Cayce have three children and have just become empty-nesters. Erika previously enjoyed volunteering in the schools and with several community organizations.

Anneliese Lansing

Volunteer Services
Anneliese has been a member since 2018 She has served on the 
Benefit committee, Chair for finding donations for auction.  Sads and glads  Pv high soccer concession (4 years) Adopt, foster andtransport dogs.  Heavily involved with Fur Sisters Dog rescue.  Cooked for homeless on Jax beach at Jimbo Stockton’s shelter.  Fundraising for Bahamas hurricane victims Ran a backpack fundraiser for foster kids in  Naples, Fl.  Cocaptain for tennis team- 3 years  Constantly trying to raise money for causes near and dear to my heart.  Love to cook, bake, throw dinner parties, raised in Austria and New Orleans, love to travel
Play tennis, swim, hike ski, shop, Netflix binge, drink Sancerre, love my family with all my might!
3 kids, 2 dogs, 1 husband.

Hospitality and Programs

Member Support Leadership

Kathy Gleason

Kathy 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

Kay Crowley


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.