Pat Burns has been a certified UF/IFAS Extension Marion County Master Gardener since 2016. She is currently on our Board of Directors as Director of Educational Outreach and Plant Clinic. As an avid gardener with a talent for raising Monarch butterflies, Pat has also performed many speaking engagements for the organization. I am sure you will find Pat a delightful and talented speaker.

Greg currently serves as the Director, Mission & Ministry at AdventHealth Ocala. He has been a Staff Chaplain and Director of Quality Spiritual Care for the ICU and Emergency Department at Florida Hospital Altamonte since September 2015.

Born in Kobe, Japan, Shizuka Yamagishi Campagna earned her Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics at Jochi Daigaku (Sophia University) in Tokyo. After moving to the U.S. she worked as an international marketing and business development manager for the Westinghouse Electric Corporation in nuclear field, and later for the SONY Corporation.

Tina Carchia is a very versatile instructor and has been teaching art classes at Master the Possibilities for the past ten years. She is a self-taught Artist / Instructor specializing in the beginner & intermediate levels in Watercolors, Acrylics, Oils and Reverse Glass Painting. Tina is a Member of T.E.A.M.

Sandy Carey is one of the facilitators of the "Keeping Current on Events " group at Master the Possbilities.

Michael Carter has taught college level history courses for 42 years at the Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston. He is a member in the New England Historical Association, the American Historical Society and the Civil War Educational Association. He has also lectured at assisted living residences in Massachusetts for more than ten years.

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Amy Cearley has a Master's Degree in Education from Denver University, a Bachelor's Degree in History & Political Science, and minor in Communication. In her early career she taught history, world religions, american government, and political science to high school students as well as continuing education to adults.

Ray Cech has a B.S. from Pace University in New York and an M.B.A from the University of San Francisco. He was president of Dunhill Executive Search and senior manager at Xerox Corporation. His writing and photography experience includes Triathlon Today, California Yacht Club, The Wall Street Journal, and The Dunhill News.

Leroy Chandler's long-range plan always involved contributing to the betterment of his community.

Retired CPA with 20 years government and 14 years banking experience.

Linda is a certified Zentangle teacher. She has worked for the Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center, the federally funded parent training center for the State of Virginia for 18 years. She was the lead trainer for the organization, and developed training materials and provided workshops and classes to parents and teachers of students with disabilities.

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Although teaching is Mr. Ciotti's second career, it was always his first love. He has taught history, reading, drama, and dance to middle-school students in New York and Florida.

Walter E. Clark has been raising orchids for 30 years. During that time, he worked as a volunteer at the Missouri Botanical Garden with their orchid collection. He is also a member of the Orchid Society of Greater St. Louis and was president of that organization from 1995 to 1997. Clark has previously taught a number of engaging classes on orchid growing for garden clubs.

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Jerry Colen is married and has three adult children and eight grandchildren. Jerry graduated from Ohio State University then earned his JD from University of Texas School of Law. He has practiced in the state of Florida for 50+ years specializing in real estate, simple and complex estate and financial planning, wills, probate, trust administration and elder law.

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Robert Colen received a B.A. from American University and an M.B.A from the University of Florida. He is the Director of Sholom Park, and is on the Park Board of Directors for the Horticltural Arts and Parks Institute.

Dee Collier is a former elementary school teacher who loves drama and history. The combination of those skills and interests meld perfectly to create authentic historical characterizations.