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Board of Directors

  • Ann Marie McCrystal

    Ann Marie McCrystal

    Chairman
    VNA of the Treasure Coast Board; VNA of Indian River County Board

    Ann Marie’s commitment to advocate for equitable patient care in Indian River County is demonstrated by her long history of volunteerism and philanthropy to our local healthcare infrastructure. She was a founding member of the VNA, has been a board member since its inception and previously served as board chair for the VNA. She has been the chairman of the VNA & Hospice Foundation board of directors and lead a $5 million endowment campaign to build the first Hospice House in our community. In 2016, she was appointed to the Indian River County Hospital District Board of Trustees by Governor Rick Scott, and in 2017, she was honored with the Alumnus of Distinction Award from the University of Miami School of Nursing.

    VNA of the Treasure Coast Board Members:

    Debra Fromang, Vice Chairman
    Karen Schievelbein, Vice Chairman
    Deborah Crum, Treasurer
    Kimberle Beckett, Secretary
    Angelia Perry, Assistant Secretary
    Sue Tompkins, Immediate Past Chairman
    Ann Marie McCrystal, Founder
    David Becker, MD
    Robin Blanton
    Peter Chase
    Hon. Cynthia Cox
    Ford Fegert
    Kathy Hendrix
    Carol Kanarek
    Chet Kaletkowski
    Susan Marzano
    Don Nickelson
    Fran Pieck
    William P. Stengel

    VNA of Indian River County Board Members:

    Ann Marie McCrystal, Chairman
    Karen Schievelbein, Vice Chairman
    Deborah Crum, Treasurer
    Kimberle Beckett, Secretary
    Angelia Perry, Assistant Secretary
    Sue Tompkins, Immediate Past Chair

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    Gilbert Russell

    Chairman
    VNA Space Coast Board

    Gilbert Russell is the Vice President of Small Business and Commercial Banking for Seacoast Bank and is focused on providing financial solutions for businesses and individuals. Gilbert has been with Seacoast Bank for over four years, and prior to that, he served as the area president for BankFIRST. He has been a member of VNA Space Coast’s board of directors for the last two years and has previously held board positions for the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast and Melbourne Regional Chamber of East Central Florida. Gilbert received his MBA from Seattle University and bachelor’s degrees in management and English from University of South Florida.

    VNA Space Coast Board Members:

    Richard Johnson, Vice Chair
    Rob Naberhaus, Secretary/Treasurer
    Ford Fegert
    Ann Marie McCrystal

  • Kathie Pierce

    Kathie Pierce

    Chairman
    VNA & Hospice Foundation Board

    Kathie has been practicing service and sharing from a very early age. As a candy striper she learned about healing. Today, as a volunteer fundraiser for the VNA, she makes healing possible. Kathie was instrumental in acquiring a transformational gift that helped to start the VNA Hospice House Endowment Fund soon after the house was built in 2000. Since 2003, Kathie has served on the VNA & Hospice Foundation Board of Directors and has served as many leadership roles including chairman of the Annual Appeal, Memorial Paver and Donor Relations committees as well as serving as vice chairman of the board.

    VNA & Hospice Foundation Board Members:

    Carol Kanarek, Immediate Past Chairman
    Sarah Connors, Vice Chairman
    Emily Sherwood, Vice Chairman
    W. Andrew White, Treasurer
    Jeffrey J. Phillips, Assistant Treasurer
    Carole Finck, Secretary
    Stacy L. Kenyon, Assistant Secretary
    Ann Marie McCrystal, Founder
    Kathryn Barton
    Colleen Bonner
    Anne Cooney
    Carol Kanarek
    Marta Schneider
    William P. Stengel
    Bill Stewart

  • Susan Marzano (2)

    Susan Marzano

    Chairman
    VNA Hospice of Indian River County Board

    Susan Marzano is an Ohio native and longtime kindergarten teacher. She served on the board of Hospice of Central Ohio, Licking County Drug and Alcohol Prevention Program, Camp O’Bannon and the Twentieth Century Club. In 2012, Susan and her husband became full time Vero Beach residents. In Vero Beach, Susan volunteers at the Gifford Youth Achievement Center and VNA Hidden Treasures thrift store; she currently serves on the VNA’s Treasure Coast board and is chairman for the VNA Hospice board of directors.

    Susan has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and master’s in education from Ohio University. She is married to Scott Marzano, and they have two children and two grandchildren.

    VNA Hospice of Indian River County Board Members:

    Elaine Hameister, Vice Chairman
    Peter Chase, Treasurer/Secretary
    David Becker, MD
    Don Nickelson
    Barbara Pearce
    Marta Schneider