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The Mease Manor Board of Trustees is a dedicated and widely experienced group of individuals who provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance to the organization and Executive Staff.

John F. Freeborn

Chairman

John Freeborn has served on the Mease Manor Board of Trustees for eight years, and he has been Chairman of the Board for two years. A native of the Dunedin, Florida, area, Mr. Freeborn is a graduate of Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania. He earned his J.D. from Tulane University School of Law in New Orleans, LA, as well as an L.L.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law in New York, NY. Formerly an associate attorney with two firms in New York, Mr. Freeborn is currently an attorney in private practice specializing in estate planning, estate and trust administration, taxation, and real estate law in Dunedin, Florida.

Mr. Freeborn is very active in the community, having served as President of the Pinellas County Estate Planning Council, Member of the Morton Plant Mease Foundation Board of Directors (Ex Officio) as well as Chair of the Planned Giving Committee, Chair of the Clearwater Bar Association Probate and Guardianship Committee, and the Dunedin Fine Art Center Board of Directors. He currently serves as Chair of the Dunedin Rotary Foundation and is an active member of the Dunedin Rotary Club and the Dunedin Fine Art Center Planned Giving Committee.

Sallie Parks

Vice Chair

Sallie Parks has served on the Mease Manor Board of Trustees for six years and also serves on the Board of the Mease Manor Foundation, bringing a wealth of experience to both organizations. A graduate of Central Michigan University with advanced studies at Michigan State University, Ms. Parks is a consultant for not-for profit organizations specializing in board and staff development and strengthening.

The first Executive Director of the Pinellas County Arts Council, Ms. Parks was appointed by Governor Jeb Bush to a four-year term on the Governing Board of the Southwest Florida Water Management District, serving 16 counties. As the founder of PACE Pinellas Center for Girls, she has long been involved in juvenile justice issues, and she has also served the local aging population as a Board member of the Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas. She is currently president-elect of 2-1-1 Tampa Bay and president of her P.E.O. (Philanthropic Education Organization) chapter in the greater Clearwater area. She is a past recipient of both the Distinguished Alumni Award from Leadership Pinellas and the Governor’s Point of Light Award.

Kevin Donoghue

Secretary

Kevin Donoghue has served on the Mease Manor Board of Trustees for one year. A graduate with high honors from the University of Notre Dame, Mr. Donoghue, CPA, served as managing partner of Price Donoghue Ridenour (PDR CPAs) for 18 years and is currently a private wealth advisor with Heartfire Wealth – Ameriprise Financial. His experience in financial planning extends to tax exempt bond issues for non-profit healthcare entities, business valuation, and audit review of financial statements for healthcare entities including hospitals and nursing homes.

A former Captain in the US Army, Mr. Donoghue was recognized as a Master Instructor at the US Army Ordnance School.  He currently serves as Chair of the Pinellas County Health Facilities Authority, Chair of the Finance Council of Our Lady of Lourdes, and President of the Dunedin Council of Organizations. He has formerly served on the City of Dunedin Board of Finance, the Dunedin Fine Arts Center, and the Dunedin Historical Society as well as on the Board of Leadership Pinellas, and he is a former President of the Dunedin Rotary Club Foundation. He has the distinction of being the only individual to receive the small business award for both Dunedin and Clearwater, Florida.

Sue Bunevich

Treasurer

Sue Bunevich has served on the Mease Manor Board of Trustees for six years. She received her education at West Virginia State College and is a Certified Public Accountant in both West Virginia and Florida. She is currently a principal and healthcare partner with CliftonLarsonAllen specializing in prospective financial reporting and operational consulting for senior housing and other healthcare providers. With extensive experience as a strategic advisor to both healthcare and corporate clients, Ms. Bunevich provides expertise for clients during transactions involving the development of new entities, expansions, and refinance of existing entities as well as with operational and project budgeting and analysis.

Ms. Bunevich is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She is a member of LeadingAge Florida and is a former member of the Governor’s Continuing Care Advisory Committee.

Jack Bowersox

Trustee

Jack Bowersox has served on the Mease Manor Board of Trustees for nine years and is a graduate of Miami University (Ohio) with a degree in Architecture. With over 40 years of experience, he is currently a consultant for the design and development of senior housing communities throughout the United States including facilities for independent living, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing.

Mr. Bowersox created and taught a course at the University of Minnesota entitled “Designed Environments and Aging”, emphasizing barrier-free, flexible, and responsive physical environments. He has made presentations to a NATO Symposium and a United Nations Sponsored conference on the subject of aging and technological advances and he has served on the Minnesota Regional Task Force of the White House Conference on Aging. Projects Mr. Bowersox has been associated with include the Charter House Retirement Center of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN; Johns Hopkins Gerontological Center in Baltimore MD; Kirkland Manor in Portland, OR; McKeen Towers in West Palm Beach; and Water’s Edge of Bradenton.

Mary Beth Carroll

Trustee

Mary Beth Carroll is the newest member of the Mease Manor Board of Trustees, joining in 2017. A graduate of Dominican University (formerly Rosary College) in River Forest, Illinois, Ms. Carroll was the first woman to serve as Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Community Involvement for FirstEnergy Service Company and as President of the FirstEnergy Foundation, a Fortune 300 corporation in Akron, Ohio. Her responsibilities eventually included investing more than $50 million in Foundation charitable contributions to not-for-profit organizations located throughout the service areas in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, West Virginia, and New York.

Ms. Carroll received a governor’s appointment to serve as a Member of the Oversight Commission of the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation, was elected a Commissioner of the City of Sandusky, and served as Director of Mission Services for Providence Hospital. Her honors include being named Distinguished Alumni from the National Association of Community Leadership, Recognition from the Ohio House of Representatives, and being named one of Northern Ohio Lives’ Most Influential Women. She is currently a member of the Dunedin Fine Arts Center Board of Directors and the Rotary Club of Dunedin North.

Bruce V. Livingston

Trustee

Bruce Livingston has been a member of the Mease Manor Board of Trustees for three years.  A graduate of Miami University (Ohio), Mr. Livingston served as President and CEO of Boyd Industries in Clearwater for 27 years. He previously managed a multinational sales team for an international market leader in construction anchoring technology in Saudi Arabia, where communication skills and a team approach were essential.

A former Commissioner and Vice Mayor for the City of Dunedin, Mr. Livingston has served as a Board member for the Clearwater Free Clinic, as Board member and former chairman of the Salvation Army Clearwater Corps, and is a founding member and former Board Vice President of the Community Dental Clinic of Clearwater. He has been actively involved with the City of Dunedin Code Enforcement Board and with the Dunedin Sterling Soccer Club. Mr. Livingston is currently a member of the Dunedin North Rotary Club.

Daniel V. Massaro

Trustee

Dan Massaro has been a member of the Mease Manor Board of Trustees for nine years. A graduate of Chicago City College with a degree in Architecture, Mr. Massaro is a Certified General Contractor in the State of Florida. He was instrumental in the development of and project management for the Mease Memory Care facility that opened in January 2017 in Dunedin.  He previously served as Vice President of Design and Construction Services for South Capital Construction Company as well as owner of Massaro & Associates, Inc.

Mr. Massaro has served on the Board of Governors of the Dunedin Chamber of Commerce for 18 years. He was recognized with the “Small Business Award” in the Chamber’s Business Hall of Fame in 2001 as well as with the Beatrice Donoghue “Delightful Dunedin Award” in 2011. Mr. Massaro is actively involved with the city of Dunedin’s Local Planning Agency (LPA), the Building Board of Adjustments & Appeal and the City Charter Review Committee. He received the 2010 “History Maker Award” from the Dunedin Historical Society and is a past member of the Rotary Club of Dunedin North, where he served on the Board of Directors for three years and became a Paul Harris Fellow in 2009.

David R. Pauley

Trustee

Dave Pauley has been a member of the Mease Manor Board of Trustees for seven years and also serves on the Mease Manor Foundation Board. A graduate of the University of Dayton with degrees in Marketing and Management, Mr. Pauley served in the US Navy for four years before beginning work with a manufacturing company in St. Louis. He eventually worked his way up through the organization to become the manager of a $20 million building supply company. After his move to Florida, he established a building supply business in Oldsmar.

A founding member and first President of the Kettering, Ohio, Jaycees, he is a lifetime Ohio Jaycee Senator. Mr. Pauley serves on the Dunedin Code Enforcement Board and the Dunedin Local Planning Agency, and he was previously appointed to the Charter Review Committee and the Causeway Corridor Study Group. Mr. Pauley has served as Vice President, President, and Chairman of the Board of the Dunedin Historical Museum as well as Chair of the Long Range Finance Committee. He continues to serve on the Dunedin Library Foundation Board and is active in the Downtown Dunedin Rotary Club.

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