Meals On Wheels of Tampa elected a new board member, Mrs. Christine (“Chris”) Smith, this month.
Smith, Realtor for Tomlin St. Cyr & Associates, was appointed in August, for terms ending in 2019.
Smith earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications from the University of South Florida. She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America with an Accreditation in Public Relations (APR). Previously, Smith was Manager, Public Affairs for The Mosaic Company, the world’s leading producer of concentrated phosphate and potash, two of the primary ingredients needed to grow food the world needs. She retired from Mosaic in July 2015 after 23 years of service with the company. Today, Smith is a Realtor for Tomlin St. Cyr & Associates, focused on residential sales in the Greater Tampa Bay area, specifically in Eastern Hillsborough County and the South Shore area.
Smith graduated from Leadership Tampa 2000 and was class chair of Leadership 2005. She has served as board chair of Feeding Tampa Bay, The Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce, and League of Women Voters of Hillsborough County. Chris is a current member of The Tiger Bay Club of Tampa Bay, Florida Native Plant Society, and Leadership Tampa Alumni. Smith was the recipient of the 2004 Employee of the Year award at Mosaic, and also received the Excellence in Leadership award from the Propeller Club of Tampa Bay in the same year. Smith is married to Bill Martinson has two children and three grandchildren.
“As Meals On Wheels of Tampa sharpens our focus on improving the health and independent lives of the seniors and homebound in our community, we are excited to welcome the addition of Mrs. Chris Smith to the Board of Directors!” said Steve King, Executive Director of MOWTampa. “Her passion for our mission, along with her experience in the business world and expertise in working with non-profits, will be extremely helpful as we move forward to increase our impact serving the elderly, disabled and homebound in our community.”
The Meals On Wheels of Tampa Board of Directors include:
Dennis Pitocco, President, BIZCATALYST 360°
Wilda Isabel, Vice President, Fifth Third Bank
Fred Wallrapp, Treasurer, Tribute Telecom
Jana Boehmer, AssistantTreasurer, James A. Haley Veterans Hospital
Kathy Ritchie, Secretary, Rieth & Ritchie, P.A
Mary Alvarez, Community Volunteer
Jack Amor, TECO
Michelle Backlund, Argus Dental & Vision, Inc.
Doreen Greco Ide, Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate
Dolores McIntosh Community Volunteer
Holly O’Brien, Wiliam E Hahn, P.A.
Ed O’Carroll, Past President, Gulfshore Bank
Laura Sherman, BKS Partners
Amy Shimberg, Past President
Cathy Smith, Past President, PAR, Inc.
Christine “Chris” Smith, St. Cyr & Associates
Doug Tuttle, Past President, Seacoast Bank
Linda Washington, Coca-Cola
Beverly White, All Generations Law
Interested in volunteering or want to learn more about Meals On Wheels of Tampa? Please visit www.MOWTampa.org or call (813) 238-8410.
If you would like to start receiving meals or if you know someone in need, please visit www.MOWTampa.org or call (813) 238-8410.
About Meals On Wheels of Tampa:
Meals On Wheels of Tampa has been committed to nourishing and enriching the independent lives of the homebound and seniors of Tampa since 1975. Today, Meals On Wheels of Tampa serves over 700 people with a hot meal during the lunch hour. Meals On Wheels of Tampa is a 4-star charity and relies on its community for support by not accepting government funding.