Setting The Path for Our Future
The Meadows Community Association (MCA) is the Master Association of The Meadows. The MCA owns all the common property, inclusive of the three golf courses, Tennis Complex, fitness facility, and clubhouse.
The Meadows Country Club is an independent private club managed by a Board of Governors.
The MCA maintains within the common area roads, sidewalks, landscaping, ponds, open space, and street lights.
All members of the 52 independent condominium and homeowners’ association communities of The Meadows are members of the Master Association, and share in the cost to maintain these common area properties through assessments.
The MCA is governed by a nine-member Board of Directors which has full authority to set assessments, make policies, operational decisions and amend community governing documents. It is one of the broadest ranging master communities to be found. Learn more about The Meadows strategic plan.
2023-2024 Board of Directors
The Board of Directors meet on the second Thursday of each month, (except August) at 1PM. All residents are invited to attend.
Check The Meadoword back calendar or contact the MCA at 941-377-2300.
OFFICERS : Marilyn Maleckas—President, Michelle Johnston—Vice President, Stanley Miska, Jr.—Treasurer, Tom Bondur—Secretary.
DIRECTORS: Tom Pound, Amy MacDougall, Mark Pienkos, Paul Easley, Chris Perone
The 2023 Annual Meeting of The Meadows Community Association Content.
The 2023 Annual Meeting of The Meadows Community Association Recording.
The 2022 Annual Meeting of The Meadows Community Association Content
The 2022 Annual Meeting of The Meadows Community Association, Inc. Agenda
The 2022 Annual Meeting of The Meadows Community Association Recording.
2021 MCA Annual Meeting Content
Click Here for The MCA 2021 Annual Meeting Information
2021 MCA Annual Meeting Presentation – 2021
2021 MCA Recorded Annual Meeting
BoD Minutes January 13, 2022
BoD Minutes February 10, 2022
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BoD Minutes April 14, 2022
BoD Minutes May 12, 2022
BoD Minutes May 20, 2022 Special
BoD Minutes June 9, 2022
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BoD Minutes October 18, 2022 Special
BoD Minutes January 14, 2021
BoD Minutes February 11, 2021
BoD Organizational Meeting March 01 2021
BoD Minutes April 08, 2021
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BoD Minutes July 08, 2021
BoD August 2021 – No Board meeting held.
BoD Minutes September 09, 2021
BoD Minutes October 14, 2021
BoD Minutes November 11, 2021
BoD Minutes December 09, 2021
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- BoD Minutes December 5 Special Mtg
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MARILYN MALECKAS-Vice President
Marilyn Maleckas has been a Meadows resident for 28 years and has served on The Meadows Community Association (MCA) Board as president, vice president and secretary. She is currently a volunteer Chair of the MCA Capital Planning and Finance Committee, a member of the Strategic Planning Working Group and is a board liaison from the MCA to The Meadows Country Club. She has also served on The Meadows Country Club Board of Governors as secretary, and the Social and Food and Beverage Committee Chair. She has volunteered with Saint Jude Finance committee, St. Jude Gala Fundraising Committee, Senior Friendship Center Gala, Fundraising Committee Chair, special project within the MCA. Her career at Honeywell spanned several disciplines including marketing, strategic planning, communications, and project management. Marilyn’s real estate knowledge contributes to her support of property values through the renaissance of the community.
MICHELLE JOHNSTON -Vice President
After retiring from a deanship and starting an LLC in Michigan, Dr. Michelle Johnston moved to The Meadows because of the environment, lifestyle, and home values. The Meadows residents reported in the 2022 Meadows Community Association (MCA) Survey, that those three qualities were important. Michelle as not only given presentations in her area of expertise in nine states, she has also worked in South America, Asia, and Europe. She served on five community-based philanthropic broads through which she learned the importance of fiscal management, strategic planning, communication, survey research, collaboration, and trying innovative ideas. Michelle, a member of The Meadows Community Country Club, believes in community engagement, which she evidences through participating on the Meadows Homeowners Association Board (MHOA) as former Membership Chair, President, and MHOA columnist for the Meadoword. She volunteered for the MCA Assembly, Survey Committee, and Emergency Preparedness Committee, participated in auditing the MCA annual voting, and planted aquatic plants.
Stanley Miska, Jr.-Treasurer
Stan and his wife, Jennifer, are 20 year residents of Sarasota. They became very familiar with The Meadows, as his mother, sister and son all have been part of the community. When they sold their Bird Key home in 2019, they made The Meadows their permanent home. Over their forty-year marriage they have also lived in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania.
Stan currently serves on the MCA Finance Committee and is on the Board at Wallace Ave Association. Stan graduated from American University, Washington, D.C. with a degree in Finance and Political Science. With over 30 years at Merrill Lynch/Bank of America, Stan has extensive experience in finance and leadership. His career responsibilities included managing a business with personnel, budgeting, real estate, expense management, client satisfaction and investment supervision.
TOM BONDUR - Secretary
Tom Bondur moved to Sarasota after retirement in 2014. He and his wife, Cynthia, have lived in The Meadows since 2017. His family has lived in the Sarasota area for over 25 years. Over the years, he visited frequently and has seen the community grow and change. Tom grew up in the Hudson Valley region of New York state. His wife grew up in Dayton, Ohio. They met as graduate students in the San Francisco Bay area of California. They spent their professional lives in California. Tom worked in the software industry, specializing in database systems and business intelligence reporting tools. Early in his career, he worked in psychology research, city government, and college instruction. He holds degrees in Philosophy, English, and Computer Science. He is a veteran application developer, product manager, technical writer, and trainer. He is a published author/editor of multiple books and articles on database administration and Java/SQL programming. He was a member of Eclipse Business Intelligence Reporting Tools (BIRT) development team at Actuate. Other employers include Oracle, Sybase, and IBM/lnformix. Since moving to The Meadows, Tom has served as a volunteer on the Maintenance, Standards, and Long-Range Planning Committees. Special projects include working on the 2022 resident survey and compiling an infrastructure catalog with inspection notes for tracking maintenance tasks.
TOM POUND - Director
Tom and his wife, Sue, have lived in The Meadows since 2013. He is very active in the community serving as the President of the MHOA and on The MCA Board of Directors. He has been a member of the Emergency Preparedness Committee and is a member of The Meadows Country Club. Tom possesses a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He and Sue have five sons and 10 grandchildren.
AMY MACDOUGALL - Director
Amy MacDougall, MA, CCIM was born and raised in Huntington on Long Island, New York. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University. After graduate school in Atlanta, GA, Amy lived on the east end of Long Island where she worked as a school psychologist and later as a broker/associate with a high-end residential real estate company. She was on the board of directors of the Oysterponds Historical Society in Orient, NY. Amy moved to Sarasota in 2007 and worked in the neurology department at USF through a grant with the Parkinson Research Foundation. Amy segued into commercial real estate joining Ian Black Real Estate in October of 2013. Amy has lived in The Meadows for seven years with her now 10-year-old son along with the family’s two rescue dogs. Amy is the chair, and Board liaison, of the Safety Committee.
MARK PIENKOS - Director
Mark’s strengths are based on his 45 years as an educator and school administrator. These include human relations, budgetary and listening skills. Mark organized and leads the Hot Stove League – “Let’s Talk Sports” discussion group here in The Meadows. He and his wife Ann are involved in many aspects of our Association and community. Mark earned a Doctorate in Education, Specialist Certificate in Administrative Leadership, plus Masters and Bachelors Degrees in Education.
Paul Easley has lived in The Meadows for 10 years and has volunteered on the Emergency Preparedness Committee, Standards Committee, Assembly Executive Committee and Meadows Home Owners Association. Prior to moving to The Meadows, Paul served as the Illinois Tree Farm President for 10 years and the National Tree Farm Association Committee in Washington, D.C., for four years. In addition to Paul’s background as a machine operator, instructor and Supervisor at Firestone, he owned several businesses throughout his career; paint and body shop and tree farm/ sawmill/retail hardwood store. He has written for several industry magazines, conducted forestry seminars for universities and was a speaker at the First World Forestry Conference. Paul is connected to this community through his love for The Meadows and spirit of volunteerism. “I value our community and want to be a part of guiding its future.”
CHRIS PERONE - Director
Four years ago, on an extended holiday visit, Chris Perone saw The Meadows for the first time. He was in awe of the lush greenery, scenic bike trails, tennis and pickleball courts, as well as The Club. It was easy to imagine next phase of life taking place in The Meadows – amongst blue skies and the warm Floridian sunshine. Even after he returned to New York, his life-long home, The Meadows continued to speak to him. The Meadows was to be his new home. Chris served as Vice President of The Meadows Homeowners Association and worked to connect homeowners in innovative, communal ways that are meaningful. He served on the Standards Committee; assuring that The Meadows never loses that special alure (the same alure that attracted him to The Meadows). Chris believes that in The Meadows its easy to feel the sense of belonging, that is what makes The Meadows unlike any other place in the world.