Executive Officers

      Coordinators

   

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.

  

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.

Gloria Reinhardt Majerus, Driver Coordinator

Gloria has lived in North Port for 9 years and joined NPMOW in 2010 as a cook.  She has worked extensively in Religious Education. Gloria has given workshops and keynote presentations throughout the country.  Presently Gloria is a Catechetical Consultant/presenter for Our Sunday Visitor Curriculum Division.

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.

Scott Hedrick, Route Cooridinator

Scott moved with his wife, Christy, to Venice from Indianapolis, IN area in  2010 to avoid the winter blues. He has worked in the nonprofit industry for the last 25 years holding multiple technical titles, most recently as the principal database analyst for a fundraising software company. He decided to leave his job to focus more on using technology to assist those in need throughout our community. In his spare time, he enjoys coaching volleyball and playing softball, volleyball and tennis.

Christy Hedrick, Assistant Driver Cooridinator

Christy moved with her husband, Scott from Indianapolis, In to Venice in 2010. She grew up coming to Venice many times every year to visit her grandparents and fell in love with the area. Her background in Elementary Education served her well as a preschool director, teacher, daycare provider and mom. Christy loves exercising in the pool, spending time reading at the beach , and attending Bible studies where she can learn and grow.

Donna Scheiner, Client Cooridiantor

Donna moved to North Port in 2012. Graduated in 1986 studying in Counseling, Sociology, Psychology and Criminal Justice.  She has worked as a Mental Health Counselor also worked for Catholic Charities in Senior Services Long Term Care Specialists. Currently working as an Office Manager and Paralegal.

Annie Prizzi, Kitchen Cooridinator

Annie lives in North Port.  She has studies at the Culinary Institure of America where she received her Bachelor Degree. She has also studied at the Simone Beck Cooking School in France and also at Cornell University.

Annie has more than 32 years of experience in the hospitality industry including Executive Banquet Chef, Director of Catering & Special Events, Executive Chef and Executive Chef/Owner of Pure Life Kitchen & Cooking School of Naples Florida.