Who we are
Gretchen received her Associates Degree in Nursing, RN in 1990, a BA in Psychology in 1993, and a Masters in Business Administration in 2003. As an RN, she works as a Family Care Coordinator at LifeLink of Florida, and is certified as a Grief Recovery Method Specialist. Gretchen and her family moved to Parrish in 2010 where she currently resides with her son Colby. Gretchen has been a member of the PCA board since 2010, serving as Vice President, and then President, currently on her second 3 year term. She has advocated for the community and negotiated many projects and plans for Parrish.
A Manatee County Native, Lifelong resident of Manatee County.
Retired from Verizon.
Norma worked as a Customer Service Representative in the Business office. and phone mart. During her career, she also was in Management as a Supervisor and Service Representative Training instructor. I have been a member of the Parrish Civic Association in 2012, as a board member, Vice President, and Membership Chair. and Vice President /Membership Chairman. I am also serving on the Rural Development Committee in guiding the growth of our village. I also serve on the Manatee Historical Board and
Parrish Arts Council. I enjoy working in the community striving to promote and saving our rich history.
Cindy is a native of Manatee County and lifelong resident of Parrish. She recently retired from State of Florida, 12th Judicial Circuit. Cindy has been a member of the Parrish Civic Association for the last 35 years. During that time, she has served on numerous committees, was the membership chairman for a term, and has been the Parrish Heritage Day Parade chairperson since 1985. She has been the Secretary for the past year. She enjoys being involved and hopes to continue serving the community
Jennifer moved to Florida from Ohio in 2016 and started her law firm serving Manatee, Hillsborough and Sarasota Counties. Jennifer has served on many boards in Ohio and has brought that experience to the PCA, serving as Treasurer, Event Coordinator and lead volunteer. She also volunteers for the Parrish United Methodist Food Bank, Kim’s Krew and several other charities. At Christmas, Jennifer hosted Elves for Elders, gathering gifts for our local nursing home residents.
Meet the Board Members
Alan Jones - Board Member/Rural Development Chair
Iris McClain - Board Member/This Old House PVN Contributor
Lorraine Prosser - Board Member/Membership Committee
Shaun Ausborn-Board Member/Photographer/Social Media
Tami Vaughan - Board Member/PVN Editor
Priscilla Whisenant Trace - Board Member
Cheri Coryea - Board Member
PARRISH BUSINESS ASSOCIATION
Bradley Anderson - Executive Director
Shaun Ausborn- Assistant