Bob Steenson, Winter Springs, FL
Originally from Minneapolis, Bob and his family moved to Winter Springs in 1985.
Bachelor’s Degree: Mathematics, Augsburg College, Minneapolis MN
Master’s Degree: Business Administration, Rollins College, Winter Park FL
Retired 2011 from a career spanning, commercial real estate investment, consulting, sales, and corporate management.
Bob is President and founding member of PARC’S FOUNDATION and is one of the authors of the Foundation’s Concept Paper, Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, and the rigorous IRS 1023 Tax Exempt Application paper.
Charley Sloan, Winter Springs FL
Originally from Boston, Charley and his family moved from Chicago to Winter Springs in 1986.
Bachelor’s Degree: Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Master’s Degree: Business Administration, Keller Grad School of Management, Chicago, IL
Retired 2009 from Siemens/Power Generation Services as Vice President of Sales for “The Americas” Region.
Charley is Vice President and founding member of PARC’S FOUNDATION and is one of the authors of the Foundation’s Concept Paper, Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, and the rigorous IRS 1023 Tax Exempt Application paper.
Barbara is a lifelong Florida resident.
Degree: Education, University of Central Florida
Master’s Degree: Education, University of Central Florida
Barbara is a retired teacher of Biology and Environmental Science, Lyman High School in Longwood, Florida.
Barbara has participated in several environmental research studies, both local and international. For the past 20+ years, she has been a key resource for Seminole County officials to promote public education and enjoyment of the County’s natural lands and waterways.
Barbara is an active member of the Seminole County Advisory Board, Parks, Preservation, and Natural Lands.
Barbara is Secretary and founding member of PARC’S FOUNDATION and is one of the authors of the Foundation’s Concept Paper, Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, and the rigorous IRS 1023 Tax Exempt Application paper.
Victoria Barnett, Oviedo FL
Victoria is a lifelong Florida resident
Bachelor’s Degree: Accounting, University of Central Florida
Master’s Degree: Accounting, University of Central Florida
Her professional expertise is in auditing and finance management of non-profits.
Victoria is the Treasurer of the FOUNDATION.
Brian Walsh, Lake Mary FL
Brian has been resident of Florida since 1976.
Bachelors Degree: Architecture, University of Miami, Miami FL
Advanced Degrees: DBIA, LEED AP BD+C
Brian is Founder and President of The Collage Companies (1982), an award winning construction and integrated service firm. Licensed as a general contractor in Florida and Virginia, Brian is a charter member of the Design Build Institute of America (DBIA) and a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accredited Professional. He is also involved in numerous charitable activities.
Brian is involved in several charitable activities.
Matt is a life long resident of Seminole County, Florida.
Valencia Community College, University of Central Florida and Rollins College
Matt is a local business entrepreneur with great ties to the community. He holds a State Certified Roofing Contractor License in Florida for one of his companies, WeatherShield Roofing Group, a commercial roofing company. He also owns a Residential and Commercial Landscape company, Select Landscape Services. He brings to the board his business experience, energy, and lifelong love for Seminole County. Matt is an active member of the Seminole County Parks, Preservation and Natural Lands Advisory Board as well.
Susie is also a life long resident of Florida.
She has extensive experience working with nonprofit organizations in many capacities from management to fund raising project development. Her experience and skills in Marketing with Central Florida’s largest privately held waste management company, WastePro, is a tremendously valuable asset to the board. Susie is an active member of the Seminole County Parks, Preservation and Natural Lands Advisory Board as well.
Joe Abel, CPRP * Ex-Officio Board Member
Originally from West Virginia
Director of the Leisure Services Department for Seminole County, FL
Bachelor Degree: Physical Education/Sports Management, West Virginia University
Since 1988 Joe has pursued his career of managing parks, recreation, and other public leisure services. Joe has a national presence in Parks and Recreation management, having served in leadership positions with the West Virginia Recreation & Park Association, the Florida Recreation & Park Association (President), Board member of the FRPA Foundation, and the National Recreation & Park Association (Board of Trustees, Executive Board). Joe is a valuable asset to the board and the citizens he serves within Seminole County.