Region

2022-2024 Region Officers and Chairs

Region Officers

Kathy Blanton
Governor Kathy Blanton

SI St. Lucie, FL
governor@soroptimistsr.org

Governor-Elect Barbara J. Spyke

SI St. Lucie, FL
governorelect@soroptimistsr.org

Treasurer

Jo Ann Taff
SI Tuscaloosa, AL
treasurer@soroptimistisr.org

Secretary
Gail Reinfeld
SI Davie, FL
secretary@soroptimistisr.org

District Directors


District I Director
Shannon Taylor
SI Homestead, FL
Shannonrtaylor.si@gmail.com

District II Director

Wanda Moore
SI The Greater Daytona Beaches, FL
Cribmor@gmail.com
Kacie Obradovich
District III Director
Kacie Obradovich
SI Tuscaloosa
Kacieob20@netscape.net

Region Parliamentarian
Patricia McCay
SI Huntsville, AL
pmccay@tts-llc.com

2022-2024 Southern Region Chairs

Program Chair
Teri Matlach
SI Tampa, FL
tiggerteri@gmail.com
Public Awareness Chair
Southern Region Board
Fundraising Chair
Marie Kennedy
SI Stuart, FL
maksorop@verizon.net
Membership Chair
Michelle Strawser
SI Tampa, FL
strawser.michelle@gmail.com
Live Your Dream
Lorraine Lundy
SI Tampa, FL
llcoolmom@verizon.net
Celebrating Success
Teri Matlach
SI Tampa, FL
tiggerteri@gmail.com
Dream It, Be It
Brenda Montoya
SI St. Lucie, FL
brendamontoya@comcast.net
 Laws & Resolutions
Mary-Jo Horton
SI Stuart, FL
mjbaby@comcast.net
Conference Committee
Yvette Doherty
SI Homestead, FL
yvette@ysfloridakeys.com
Ruby Lee Minor
Leticia Carranzana
SI Boca Raton, FL
lcarrazanasiboca@gmail.com
Leadership
Barbara J Spyke
SI St. Lucie, FL
governorelect@soroptimistsr.org
 Finance
Denise Held
SI Homestead, FL
dheld@centerstatebank.com
 Human Trafficking
Patricia McCay
SI Huntsville, AL
pmccay@tts-llc.com
Emerging Leader
Patricia McCay
SI Huntsville, AL
pmccay@tts-llc.com
 
Soroptimist Orientation (SOLT) and Past Southern Region Governors

Nidia Bernstiel- nidiab925@yahoo.com
Ann Decatrel– chopper3097@att.net
Connie Desko– connidesko@aol.com
Mary-Jo Horton– mjbaby@comcast.net
Sue Johnson– shstowe@bellsouth.net
Priscilla Tatarsky- ptatarsky@gmail.com
Patricia McCay– pmccay@tts-llc.com
Terri Pettengil– terri@eleconnections.com
Denise Held– dheld@centerstatebank.com
Caroline Williams– cew4scuba@att.net
Michelle Strawser- strawser.michelle@gmail.com
 Region Conference Co-Chairs
PG Pat McCay/ Yvette Doherty
District President Email
District I
SI Boca Raton – Deerfield Beach May Beth Keenan marybeth@stpaulboca.com
SI Coral Gables Susan Snook yorkiecg@msn.com
SI Davie Constance Ruppender poetc7@aol.com
SI Homestead Adrienne Griffitts simplemynd29@aol.com
SI Pompano Beach Carol Ferguson Carolbee29@gmail.com
SI The Palm Beaches Cathy Iho tennisciho@att.net
District II
SI St. Lucie Ophelia McDaniels opheliamcd@aol.com
SI Stuart Mary Ann Searle masearle01@gmail.com
SI Tampa Lorraine Lundy llcoolmom@verizon.net
SI The Greater Daytona Beaches Virgie Davie Phillips Virgie.davie@sbcglobal.net
District III
SI Huntsville Carolgene Williams carolgene@me.com
SI Music City – Nashville Nancy Los nancygardennook@gmail.com
SI Tuscaloosa Caroline Williams carolinebr7092@gmail.com