VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION

Volunteers are needed to make phone calls, collect raffle items for special events, and help as needed on the day of special events. Please find the contact form by clicking the “Register Now” button on the left and use the comment box on the form to indicate your area of interest.

Lynne Thorp, MBA MA Executive Director

Lynne Thorp

Executive Director

Lynne joined the Dubin Center in September 2020.  She holds Masters degrees in Business Administration and Special Education. She has dedicated her career to working with families with special healthcare needs and promoting access to healthcare. Lynne and her husband John moved to Estero in 1995 where they raised three daughters.

 

“I am proud for the opportunity to build on 25 years of work the staff, board, and volunteers have done to serve our members and the thousands of people here in Southwest Florida living with a dementia-related disorder.  I look forward to collaborating with community partners to educate the community, create an integrating system of support and eliminate the stigma that surrounds the disease. Please reach out to me if you have any questions, or if I can be of any assistance to you.”  https://www.linkedin.com/in/lynne-thorp100/ 

EMAIL:   [email protected]


Thea

Thea Cernohous

Operations Manager

Thea has been in SWFL for 38 years. She brings her years of experience as an educator, business owner, office manager and medical practice supervisor. She looks forward to building meaningful connections with the Dubin Center’s clients and families. Thea enjoys sewing, reading, and spending time with her family.


EMAIL: [email protected]

Shannon

Shannon Messner, LCSW

Social Worker

Shannon obtained a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Central Florida and holds a License in Clinical Social Work. Her experience includes working with a diverse population including aging adults. Shannon is a native of Southwest Florida and is very passionate about giving back to the community where she was raised. She enjoys gardening, painting, and spending time with her family and pets.


EMAIL: [email protected]

Kelsy

Kelsy Breckenridge, MSW

Social Worker

Kelsy obtained a Master of Social Work degree from Southeastern University. She has experience working with the Southwest Florida elder population as a hospice social worker; specifically working with memory impaired individuals and their families, providing support and education as they transition through the end of life. She has lived in Southwest Florida for seventeen years and is very passionate about providing educational resources and support to the local aging community. In her free time, you might find Kelsy at Lake’s Park enjoying nature or spending time with her three cats – Luna, Willow, and Macaroni.


EMAIL: [email protected]

Elizabeth Cochran, MSW

Social Worker

Elizabeth completed her Master of Social Work Degree at Rutgers University in New Jersey. She specialized in Aging and Healthcare during her master’s degree education and has had previous experience working in skilled nursing facilities. While she held a variety of roles throughout her time there, she continually worked with those with memory impairment and their families. Elizabeth is excited to continue to serve this population and their caregivers and connecting them with essential resources. In her free time, she enjoys reading, going to the beach, and spending time with her family.


EMAIL: [email protected]

Board of Trustees

Danielle Dyer

Danielle Dyer, President

CEO, Right at Home

Jo Stetcher

Jo Stecher, Ph.D, RN
Vice President
Community Volunteer

Halcyon St HIll

Halcyon St. Hill, Ed.D
Secretary
Professor Emeritus,
Florida Gulf Coast University

Al O'Donnell

Al O’Donnell
Treasurer
O’Donnell Landscapes

Jamie Seneca

Jamie Seneca
Member-at-Large
Trilogy Home Health Care

Troy Churchill

Troy Churchill
CEO, Cypress Living

Dawn Moore

Dawn Moore, RN, CMC

Aging Life Professional Cypress at Home

Carl Scharfenberg

Carl Scharfenberg
Community Volunteer

Britton Swank

Britton G. Swank, P.A.

Elder Law Attorney

Advisory Council

Pat Boris

Pat Boris

Community Volunteer

Chapel by the Sea, Captiva

Alexandra Chiklis

Alexandra Chiklakis
Wealth Advisor

Henderson Wealth Partners

Barbara Gatison

Barbara Gatison

Community Volunteer


John Goodlad

John Goodlad
Community Volunteer


Jennifer Hammond

Jennifer J. Hammond, Attorney 
Green Schoenfeld & Kyle LLP

Pam Huffman

Pam Huffman

Community Volunteer

Dan Moser

Dan Moser

Community Advocate

Elizabeth J Murray

Elizabeth J. Murray,

PhD, RN, CNE
Community Volunteer

Daniel Saxe

Daniel Saxe

Community Volunteer



Candice Thiele

Candice Thiele

Community Volunteer



Jaime Thompson

Jaimee Thompson

Owner, Abby Services



Ron Weaver

Ronald G. Weaver, AIA, NCARB

Community Volunteer


Emeritus Board

Bill Enslen
Community Volunteer


Douglas Newland, MD
Neurologist


Julie Osterhout
Osterhout & McKinney


Bill Beckwith, PhD
Memory Management


Patricia Hessel
Retired Certified Public Accountant


Nancy Silvers, RN C
Retired Registered Nurse


John Belisle
BB&T – Oswald Trippe and Company


Nancy Zant
Nursing Home Administrator, Gerontologist


Peg Gray-Vickery
Texas A&M – Central Texas


Lou Pontius
Community Volunteer


Archie B. Hayward

Lee County Court Judge


James Nolte

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