Executive Officers

Coordinators

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.

Carol Hout, Assistant Treasurer

After earning an Associate's degree in accounting from Kent State University Carol worked as a business manager, staff accountant and various positions in customer service.  She and her husband Travis moved to North Port with their two children in 2010.  Carol is an active volunteer at her church and her children's school.

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.

Gloria Reinhardt Majerus, Client Coordinator

Gloria has lived in North Port for 10 years and joined NPMOW in 2010 as a cook.  She has worked extensively in Religious Education.  She has given workshops and keynote presentations throughout the country.  Presently Gloria is a Catechetical Consultant/presenter for Our Sunday Visitor Curriculum Division.

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.

   

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.

Douglas Grissinger, Legal Advisory Board Member

Doug has practiced law in North Port Florida since 1990 and is a partner in the law firm of Mellor, Grissinger & Backo LLP.  Doug is also a principal of the title incurance agency North Port Title LLC.  Dough worked in international trade (export management) in New York City from 1981-1986 prior to relocating to Florida to attend Stetson University College of Law.  He is a former President of the North Port Rotary Club and the North Port Area Chamber of Commerce.  Dough has remained active for several years as a high school mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast.

Our Expectations:

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.

Contact us at:

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