Board Of Directors

 

Carol Dover

Carol Dover

Chairperson

Carol Dover has served as President/CEO of the more than 10,000 member Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) since July of 1995.  Read More

Lonny (Taylor) Powell

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First Vice–Chair

Horse Park First Vice Chair Lonny Powell of Dunnellon is CEO of Ocala-based Florida Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association.Read More

Edward McNamara

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Second Vice-Chair

Winning Edge Saddlery is a family business founded by Edward McNamara, an avid polo player who was taught horsemanship through the United States Pony Club and has a background in managing large scale equestrian operations.Read More

Jim Strickland

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Secretary

Jim Strickland and his family own and operate Strickland Ranch in Myakka City, Florida. The ranch was started by Mr. Strickland’s father, Hiram Strickland, in 1938.Read More

Joseph M. O’Farrell III

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Treasurer

Joseph M. O’Farrell, III is a native of Ocala, Florida. His passion for thoroughbreds comes from growing up on the family farm, Ocala Stud. In his early years, O’Farrell worked on the farm mowing fields and feeding and caring for the farm’s yearlings.Read More

Greg Allen

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Greg Allen is the Vice President of Finance and Accounting for Branch Properties, Inc. (dba Seminole Feed).Read More

Joy Maxwell Carr

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Joy Maxwell Carr, a graduate of Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart in Miami, Florida received her undergraduate degree from the University of Miami and she received her J.D. degree from the University of Miami in Miami, Florida.Read More

Carol C. Clark, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM

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Graduated from Texas A&M University in 1991.Read More

Cecil Dunn

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A Judge, licensed in nine disciplines. A Registered Steward, current Board Member and Committee Member of six committees of the United States Equestrian Federation. Cecile served as Vice President of this Organization (formerly the American Horse Shows Association).Read More

Leslie Law

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Athens Olympic Eventing Individual Gold Medalist Leslie Law, who has been named the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Eventing Developing Rider Coach, believes there is plenty of knowledge and talent in the US and explains why he is looking forward to his new role. Read More

Gail Mobley

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An equestrian real Estate expert, serving as a past member of the Kentucky Horse Park Board of directors, she founded and chaired the board of the Rolex International Three Day Event, and the Atlanta Steeplechase.

Deborah Parrish

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Debbie has worked under the Florida Department of Environmental Protection as the Director of the Office of Greenways and Trails and as a state land manager. Read More

Paul Phipps

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40 years of Sports and Tourism marketing experience. 35 years in professional sports with the NBA, MLB, MLS and NASCAR.Read More

William (Joe) Fisch, DVM

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William (Joe) Fisch, DVM is the Bureau Chief of Animal Disease Control with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Read More

Bruce “Buck” Davidson Jr.

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Bruce “Buck” Davidson Jr. has been in the saddle since birth. While Buck may be known as son of Eventing legend Bruce Davidson, Buck is successful in his own right. Read More

Hugh Lochore

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Hugh was born into an Eventing family and raised in Scotland. He competed through the three-star level in Europe before turning his attention first to course building and then to course design.Read More

Reba Hicks

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Susie McKinley

 

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Susie Rumberger-McKinley is the Editor of the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Magazine, creates food safety materials, and manages an in-state tourism marketing program partnership directed toward encouraging Floridians to travel and dine throughout Florida.Read More