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Lee Board of Trustees

 

 

Bonnie Bergquist

Bonnie is a lifelong, second generation Floridian who was born and raised in South Florida.  After graduating from Miami Dade Community College, she worked as an Administrative Assistant at the University of Miami School of Law in both the Foreign Graduate Program and Trial Skills Program. Upon moving to Lee County in 1989, she served as the Administrative Assistant for Lee County’s Marine Sciences Division up until the birth of her first child in 1993.  Bonnie and her husband have six children. Their oldest son, who is 22 years old, has Angelman Syndrome.  As a stay-at-home mother for the past 26 years, Bonnie is passionate about serving and meeting the needs of others. Helping those with special needs is particularly near and dear to her heart. She therefore joins the Lee County ROOF Board with joy, hope, and excitement. 

 

 

Debby Kays

Debby Kays has a son with autism and is a realtor with Keller Williams Realty in Naples. In addition to the real estate business, Debby and her husband Terry started Tigertoes Herbs and Teas LLC in 2015. Selling herbal teas grown on their 5 acre farm in Buckingham (Ft. Myers). Debby is the former Chair of Creating a Future for Adults with Autism and Adonis Autism. She and her husband spearheaded Osprey Village in Naples which was a co-housing project designed to create community living opportunities for people with disabilities. She remains passionate about inclusive housing for people with disabilities. Debby’s son, Walter, lives in a group home in Tampa because she couldn’t find a home in Southwest Florida that could serve his behavioral needs.

 

 

 

Amy Levin

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Sean McCabe

Sean McCabe has been licensed to practice law in Florida for 30 years. He has worked for private, nonprofit, and public sector entities, primarily in environmental and land use law. His personal interests include yoga and Zen Buddhism, and he volunteers with a number of non-profit organizations. He enjoys working with others to build community and facilitate change.Sean McCabe has been licensed to practice law in Florida for 30 years. He has worked for private, nonprofit, and public sector entities, primarily in environmental and land use law. 

 

 

 

 

 

Paul J. Saad

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Michael Thakkar

Michael Thakkar is a Certified Public Accountant for HBK CPAs, along with his role as a manager for the multidisciplinary financial services firm. They offer the collective intelligence of hundreds of professionals committed to delivering exceptional client service across a wide range of tax, accounting, wealth management, and other support services from offices throughout the country. Michael is committed to giving back to the community and his volunteer service with Special Olympics as a youth paved the way for his involvement with ROOF.