It takes over100 non-paid, full, and part time volunteers to serve NPMOW elderly and those in our community who can no longer provide a fresh, nutritious meal for themselves 6 days a week including holidays.
Theodora "Teddy Repose, President
Moving to Florida From New York in 2001, Teddy retired after 25 years as a Certified Purchasing Manager with Verizon, a telecommunications company. She joined NPMOW in 2009 as a cook. She also served as board vice president and secretary. Presently she and her husband Ed continue to serve as cooks. Teddy and her husband are very active members of San Pedro's Church and the Knights of Columbus. She served on the Board of the North Port Area Library.
Ellen Domke, Vice President
Ellen moved to North Port from Illinois with her husband in 2005 having retired with a background in sales and coaching swim teams. Ellen is currently serving as director of Homeless to Home a networking organization. She has also served on the board of the Charlotte County Red Cross and the Heron Creek Foundation.
Jackie Rhodes, Treasurer
Jackie is a retired controller from a private country club in Delaware after 26 years of service. Jackie has served on committees as treasurer inclulding the Ladies Association at Newark Country Club and the Jacaranda Country Club. She alse serves on a Social Committee and Communications Committee for the community she resided in. Since moving permanently to Venice Jackie is an active member at Our Lady of Lourdes parish and enjoys volunteering for NPMOW, F.I.S.H. of North Port, Twig and OLPH.
For people of North Port, who are frail, disabled, or otherwise impaired, can remain independent and in their own homes regardless of age or finances; and that their caregivers may be supported in their roles through our program.
Joan Cain, Kitchen and Cook Coordinator
Joan has been with MOW since approximately 1995.She retired in 2009 from Proctor & Gamble as Merchandising Supervisor for Southwest Florida. As kitchen and cook coordinator Joan is responsible for scheduling the cooks and cooks helpers work days; plans all of the menus and orders all of the supplies required. In addition to NPMOW, she serves as Office Manager for St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Client Coordinator - Vacant
Jean Kilcourse, Driver Coordinator
Moving to North Port in 2015 from Pliladelphia, PA, Jean worked as an assistant manager/secretary at Coatesville country club and retired in 2007. She is actively involved in her husband Mark's appraisal business. Additionally, they perform as a musical duo locally. She began volunteering for NPMOW in 2016 and quickly accepted the position of Driver Coordinator. As Jean settles into life in North Port, she continues to become involved with local charitable causes.
Edward Repose, Driver Routing Coordinator
Moving to Florida from New York in 2001, Ed retired after 31 years as Area Operations Manager- Engineering with Verizon, a telecommunications Company. He started as a cook in 2009 with MOW. He and his wife Teddy continue as cooks. He is an active member of San Pedro Church. Ed has been an active member in the Knights of Columbusfor 45 years. He is currently serving on the Board of Trustees.