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The Planned Giving Council of Northeast Florida enjoys a very diverse membership which greatly enhances the experience for all members. Our community draws from all types of non-profit organizations and for-profit companies with an interest in creating and supporting philanthropy on Florida’s First Coast.

The Board of Directors are nominated and elected from member agencies on an annual basis.


Teri Ketchum
Presbyterian Social Ministries

Jackie Culver, CFRE
Chief Development Officer
Jacksonville Speech and Hearing

Immediate Past-President 
Michael Elias
Major Gifts & Planned Giving Consultant

Kenneth R. Thompson, Jr., CTFAS               
Senior Vice President and Senior Trust Executive 
Cypress Bank and Trust

Members At Large

Kim Govan
Senior Director of Membership and Community Outreach
Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida

Olivia Bush
Dir. Charitable Gift Planning
Fleet Landing

Candace Marshall
Vice President Philanthropic Services        
Wells Fargo

Dave Cognetta
Director of Development
Daniel Kids

Tania Yount
Chief Development Officer
Barnabas Center, Inc.

Mariette Brodeur, Esq., CAP                      
Vice President & Trust                                  
Cypress Bank and Trust

Rachel Mueller
Chief Development Officer
Goodwill Industries of North Florida  

Michelle Adams
Director of Development
Florida Theatre Performing Arts Center, Inc

Kellie Ann Kelleher-Smith, MS/MA
Director, Foundation
Jewish Federation & Foundation of Northeast

Jennifer Kifer
Partner, Probate & Trust Administration

Holland & Knight LLP   

The Planned Giving Council of Northeast Florida brings together nonprofit and for-profit professionals merging their expertise in estate and tax planning, financial planning and charitable giving to foster awareness and to provide an effective forum for education, communication, networking and collaboration for our gift planning community.