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* Bios 2018
Founder & Chairperson;Jan Martini has 6 years as President of Chapter 4582 Aid Association for Lutherans a non for profit organization. When they changed their name to Thrivent Financial she was the first President of Pasco County, elected two years in a row.
She has volunteered for 6 years for Lutheran Services of Florida and Lutheran disaster response under the guidance of Danielle Kearney.
Because of the disasters of 2004 she founded Charley’s Angels Team Florida Inc. an Early Response Organization. This organization travels all over the US reaching out and helping those in need after any disaster.
As requested by Thrivent, Lutheran Services, Church World Services and FEMA she started Pasco Counties only non for profit Long Term Recovery organization called FSP Fresh Start for Pasco Inc. And is still the Chairperson of this organization.
Jan Martini holds 8 certificates from FEMA and the Emergency Management Institute in Introduction to the “Incident Command System”, “Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents”, “National Incident Management System” “National Response Plan Intro,” “Intermediate Incident Command System,” “Advanced Incident Command System,” “Are You Ready” and “Special Events Contingency Planning for Public Safety Agencies”. Jan has been CERT and VIPS trained.
January 1st. 2008 Jan and her board with their volunteers opened Pasco County’s first Cold Night Emergency shelter. Jan has two years of Business College from McHenry County in 1979- 1981. She attended Pasco Hernando Community College for Grant writing and Advanced Grant writing in 2007. She is a Chaplain with a Doctor of Divinity
Vice Chairperson; Nils R. Lenz has served on the board of Thrivent Financial, he is an Accountant and Financial Analyst, Nils has a M.B.A. and 2 Bachelors of Science Degrees in Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technology plus is three classes short of completing a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting which will enable him to go for his CPA. He has been a Field and an Electrical Engineer for 20 years and his own Accounting Firm since 1994. He has worked with Boy Scouts of America. He also works for Primerica. Nils has also served and President, Chair and Vice President of several AAL branches and in addition has served on several church councils in the past along with being very active with the Masons being a Past Master and in process of joining the Shiners in Zephyrhills. Nils joined the board in 2006
1).David M Bear - Director; David came to Florida in 1993 to assit his grandparents. He walked into a fire department in October of the same year, and now works at Pasco County Fire Rescue, as a Firefighter/EMT. He also works part time at New Port Richey Fire Department since 2002 as a Firefighter/EMT. David is one of 3 CPR and first aid instructors that instruct Pasco County employees. One of several instructors for the CERT class ( everyone should take it ) as well as being the Post Chaplain at VFW Post 4412 in Hudson He also attended PHCC. And somehow finds time to spend with his 15 y/o son and family. David is always trying to find away to make our corner of the world a better place. David joined the board in 2014.
2) Rick Hill – Director; Owns several businesses in Pasco County and does charity work in his spare time.Rick joined the board in 2015.
3) Adam Summers – Director;Owner operator of AMS Computers, and is part of the TEC Soup program. Adam and his wife Anne have a foster home and have helped many children in need.Adam joined the board in 2011.
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