Board of Directors

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President: Kathy Sullivan presents a $5,000 check from MICA to the Marco Island City Council, representing its contribution toward the City’s July Fourth fireworks display.

MICA Board Members:

 

Kathryn SullivanKathryn Sullivan
Served on the MICA Board of Directors from 2003 to 2008; re-elected in 2014. Previously served as MICA’s President and Treasurer. BS degree in Physics from Bucknell University and MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Retired from AT&T as Vice President of AT&T for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Primary responsibilities included marketing and sales for the business customers and executive oversight of all partnerships and joint ventures in the territory. She presently serves as a Guardian ad Litem.


Ray McChesneyRay McChesney
Retired from AT&T after 25 years in 2000. Worked in sales, marketing, strategies, forecasting and budgeting in Ohio, Michigan and Japan. Ray is a member and past officer of the Marco Island Kiwanis Club, volunteering in several events including Reading is Fundamental, Car Show and the Seafood Festival. He has volunteered for the Fourth of July Beach Celebration, Marco Police Department for eight years, working Halloween Patrol, Sunrise Easter Service. He volunteers for the Marco Island monthly Beach Cleanup events.


Dick AdamsDick Adams
Career in the insurance business spanning 40 years which ran the gamut from trainee to CEO. Attended University of Buffalo and Wharton Business School. He currently serves as MICA President; Chair of Marco Health Care Center Board of Trustees; Director of Marco Island Police Foundation. Past member of City’s Beach Advisory Committee. Member of Marco Island Planning Board.


Bernardo BezosBernardo Bezos
Worked for the Phillips-VanHeusen Corporation and retired as VP Financial Reporting after 33 years. Serves on Marco Island Police Foundation Board of Directors. Previously served on City’s Beach Advisory Committee. Chair of Residents’ Beach Advisory Committee, Treasurer of MICA and three years as President of MICA. He volunteers for the Marco Island monthly Beach Cleanup events.


Albino BismonteAlbino Bismonte
Retired Medical Doctor specializing in Pediatrics. Active volunteer with professional medical organizations in Chicago. Al expanded his volunteer efforts upon moving to Marco Island to include Noontime Rotary Club, the Knights of Columbus, serving as Past Grand Knight & District Deputy, Eucharistic Minister for San Marco Catholic Church. Member of Marco Island Police Foundation and Marco Island Fire Rescue Foundation.


Megan Olsen
Megan Olsen moved to Marco Island in 2014 with her husband Randall and their two young sons.  Megan was a television news anchor and reporter in Nebraska and Pennsylvania for 12 years before turning to Public Relations for county government in Pittsburgh, where she was the spokesperson for the elected County Executive for six years. She wrote news releases, conducted crisis communications and planned media events. Megan now manages commercial real estate properties. Megan has served on the Board of Directors for the Pittsburgh Marathon, VSA Arts Nebraska, served as the film industry liaison for Allegheny County and was a March of Dimes Team Leader. She is a member of the Marco Island Newcomers Club and serves on the Board as editor of the monthly newsletter. Megan and her husband are den leaders for Cub Scout Pack 234 on Marco Island. Megan and her family joined MICA as soon as they moved to Marco Island.


Joseph Swaja
Joe and his wife Kathi Swaja have three children and 2 grandchildren. They have resided in Marco Island since 1998 and have been MICA members since moving to the island. Joe retired from Xerox Corporation, Rochester, NY, as Vice President Worldwide Customer Service for Production Systems after 41 years of employment. Community activities include current board member and past president Kiwanis Club Marco Island, member of Commissioner Donna Fiala’s Island Advisory Committee, Marco Island Police Foundation Board Member, Marco Island Fire and Rescue Foundation member, Fourth Degree and current Chancellor Knights of Columbus San Marco Catholic Church, two term chairman and board member 10 years for former Collier County Productivity Committee.


Jim JohnsonJim Johnson
Has been involved with MICA since 1996 serving on various MICA committees and on the board as Vice President and President in the past. Project manager for the Residents’ Beach Reconstruction and designer/project manager for our beautiful fountain and entry gates. Presently serves as Chair of MICA’s Architectural Review Committee. He is a licensed general contractor and received his engineering degree from Illinois Institute of Technology in 1968 and is a registered Professional Engineer.


Brian KudisBrian Kudis
Retired after 25 years experience in IT development both as supervisor and developer. Was also a practicing dentist in both public health and private field for eight years. Received his BS from Pennsylvania State University and DDS from Georgetown Dental School.


Phyllis MarcoPhyllis Marco
Past board member of Citizens for a Better Marco, the MI Beautifi cation Committee, County Commissioner Donna Fiala’s Advisory Board, and the Marco Island Library. Past President of Marco Shell Club and Marco Chapter of Friends of the Library. Received BA from Grinnell College in Iowa and Marco Island from Governors State in Illinois in Fine Arts. She was a speech therapist in Chicago Schools.


Andy Lazo
Andy Lazo is originally from Miami.  In 2013, Andy Lazo and his wife, Brittany, purchased a home on Marco Island and became full-time residents.  They have three small children.  He has volunteered for numerous events for MICA over the last 16 years, as well as assisted in the clean-up of the Residents’ Beach.  Professionally, Andy is a Marine Corps combat veteran who has been involved with the Intelligence & Aviation community for the last 14 years.  He currently works for a defense contractor for the U.S. government.


Patti LaMotte
Patti LaMotte and her husband Gary discovered our Island Paradise in the mid 1980’s and became full time Marco Island residents in 2011.  Maryland natives, Patti and Gary owned and operated C and G LaMotte Masonry Corporation and LaMotte Development Corporation, a Commercial Real Estate building and management company encompassing over 50 properties throughout central Maryland.  Patti served as Secretary and Treasurer for the family businesses with responsibilities including annual budgeting, accounts payable, payroll and vendor management. Also for over 20 years, Patti served as Secretary/Treasurer for Westchester Condo Association. Past positions include: York Hospital Accounts Payable Manager and Four Season Sports Complex Office Manager. Since becoming a full time resident Patti has immersed herself in a number of organizations using her business skills.   Patti served as Volunteer Supervisor for Bedtime Bundles and also is very active with the Marco Island Fire Rescue Foundation.


M. Cathy Nowosielski, MD
Cathy and her husband, Jeff Lutz, are full-time residents of Marco Island and have two grown sons.  Cathy attended University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and is on the American Board of Internal Medicine.  She practiced internal medicine at Henry Ford Hospital and Select Care.  She later attended Sacred Heart Major Seminary and the William Beaumont Hospital CPE Program and is the Volunteer Chaplain at Physician’s Regional Medical Center.  She is a member of the Marco Island Woman’s Club/Newcomers Club.