Frank Miles, M.P.A., President
Frank moved to North Port from Illinois with his wife Amy. He is the director of the Neighborhood Development Services Department for the City of North Port. Frank has over 25 years of service in governmental public administration, planning, economic and community development programing. He has served as a City Planning Director for two municipalities, a City Manager/Administrator, a County Planning and Development Manager, a City and County Economic and Community Development Director, County Treasurer, College Administrator, Business Developer and Congressional Chief of Staff. He is a convener and facilitator assisting communities and their leaders to create a comprehensive community development vision. Frank has worked on funding for critical social services such as senior meals on wheels programs, low income heating and assistance programs, Medicare information, prescription drug services, homeless assistance, as well as supporting various other social service projects.
Ellen Domke, Vice President
After retiring from the automotive industry as the General Manager of one of the largest Buick Dealerships in the Midwest, Ellen and her husband Thomas retired in 2015 to Heron Creek in North Port where she became involved in various community organizations. She was a Board Member and Volunteer Coordinator of the Charlotte County Red Cross, on the Board of the Heron Creek Foundation and active in the F.I.S.H. organizations. Currently she also runs a networking/information sharing lunchon called Homeless to Home Networking Luncheons for South Sarasota County non-prifits, social service agencies, churches, civic leaders, foundations,law enforcement and concerned citizens to come together and define and try to create solutions to assist the under served of the comunity.
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 also 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.
Pat Ballauer, Secretary
Pat moved from Ohio to Florida in 2000 with her husband Tony. Pat is a retired office manager who has volunteered as a driver for Meals on Wheels since 2010. She served on the board of North Port Women of the Moose as Chaplain, Sernior Regent, and Junior Graduate. She now holds the higher degree of college of Regents. She is still an active volunteer with the Moose.