Leadership

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.

2021 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 (From Left): Jan Lazar—President, Bob Clark—Vice President, Fernando Viteri—Treasurer, Marilyn Maleckas—Secretary.

DIRECTORS: Tom Pound, Amy MacDougall, Mark Pienkos, Susan Gaynor, Paul Easley.
(Please note that our banner image of the Board is currently under update construction. The present image does not reflect the current updates.)

 

The 2021 Annual Meeting of The Meadows Community Association, Inc.

Click Here for The MCA 2021 Annual Meeting  Information

2021 MCA Annual Meeting Presentation – 2021 

2021 MCA Recorded Annual Meeting

JAN LAZAR - President

Jan and her husband Jerry, who spent the later part of his career teaching and consulting on medical ethics, have owned in The Meadows for 21 years. She has committed her efforts to The Meadows, serving as Board Treasurer before being elected President in her fifth year on the MCA Board. She is currently on the Personnel Committee and the joint MCA/TMCC Strategic Planning Task force, having previously served on the Long-Range Planning, Finance, and Volunteer Recruitment committees. Her professional background is in finance (past President and Honorary Life Member of the MI Municipal Finance Officers and 5 time Chair of the Government Finance Officers of the US & Canada’s (GFOA) Budget and Mgmt Committee}, strategic planning, pension planning/administration, labor negotiations, personnel policies / procedures design/ administration, and city management in distressed communities. Jan has a B. A. in Political Science / Math, an MA in Political Philosophy & International Relations, an MPA and been a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) ® since 1985. She worked as a management consultant, expert witness, emergency manager. She also taught investment and personal financial planning at the community college level.

BOB CLARK - Vice President

Bob’s career of 43 years was as an executive in the industrial tooling industry where he grew a company of 100 employees to 1400. His experience reaches wide across: HR, purchasing, IT, tooling, process engineering, customer service, management and acquisition. Bob has served on the MCA Board for four years in various positions and has been a resident of The Meadows since 2013. He has extensive experience serving 40 years on the board and past president of the Dayton Boys and Girls Club, 30 years of board service and past president of the Dayton Regional Manufacturers Association, 12 years of Board service with the Tri-River Employers Health Care Coalition, 20 years of membership and past chair of the Miami Valley Senior Human Resources Group, to name a few. Bob is a graduate of The Ohio State University.

FERNANDO VITERI - Treasurer

Fernando and his wife, Victoria, have been residents of The Meadows since 1990. He has a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Information and Decision Sciences. He has been in the Information Technology field for 20 years with construction, legal, web and medical market applications and project management responsibilities in North America and Europe. Since 2004, Fernando has been a real estate agent with Sotheby’s International Realty. He has served on the MCA Board of Directors for four years.

MARILYN MALECKAS-Secretary

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.

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.

SUSAN GAYNOR - Director

Susan Gaynor has been a homeowner in the Meadows for 12 years. She has served on the Heatherwood Board for several years and has given her time as a volunteer supporting our library during the COVID pandemic, to continue providing residents the joy of reading. She has also volunteered at the hospital, Ringling, Asolo, ran a book club, and teaches cooking classes. As a wife of a foreign service trade envoy, Susan found an opportunity to organize events for numerous individuals spanning several countries. Having lived in this special community over the years Susan is running for a board position out of concern in maintaining the ambiance and lifestyle of The Meadows, protecting our green space and preserving our property values.

PAUL EASLEY-Director

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.”

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