Mission: Commitment to advancing the objectives of CAPA through alliances within the community
Vice President/Treasurer/Past President/Finance Committee Chair
Steve Kutler – Board Liason: Ambassadors Council and Friends of CAPA; Co-chair Program Committee — Texaco V.P. Worldwide Advertising and Sales Promotion (included Metropolitan Opera Broadcasts, Great Performances on PBS, Texaco’s Rising Stars Program, and Caramoor Center for the Performing Arts Advisor). Former NYC Board of Directors Arts & Business Council, past Board Member Naples Philharmonic League, member Naples Philharmonic Choir and Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church Choir.
Susan Mainwarning – With a Masters degree in Spanish, Susan taught at the American School in Mexico City for two years and planed trips and escorted groups to Spain, France, Mexico, and Hawaii on cruises. She worked in sales for an appliance distributor. In Naples, employed by Classic Chamber Concerts , she worked with the arts community and other area non-profits. Susan served on the board and was Secretary of the Executive Committee for United Arts Council of Collier County. She is active in Naples Garden Club and The League Club and is a Class VI graduate of Greater Naples Leadership.
Dolly Bodick – President, dbr marketing, inc. and former Executive Director of Imagine Solutions Conference. She was VP, Account Director, at J. Walter Thompson handling the Warner-Lambert account, including Listerine, Schick, Lubriderm, etc. Her agency’s accounts have included: Collier Enterprises, Barron Collier Companies/Ave Maria, The Old Collier Golf Club, Premier Properties, Naples Botanical Garden, The Dock and Riverwalk Restaurants and Naples Diagnostic Imaging Centers.
Blake Gable – Barron Collier Companies is run by co-presidents, Katie Sproul and Blake Gable. Gable has served as a board member of the Immokalee Foundation and as a trustee of the Greater Naples YMCA. He received his bachelor’s degree from Tulane University and his master’s degree from Florida Gulf Coast University, where he serves on its Board. “My first job was working at the newspaper that we owned, and my second job was working at a gas station making minimum wage,” Gable recalls. “My parents always did a good job of making sure that we had the right values in place.”
Brian Holley – Executive Director of Naples Botanical Garden and former Executive Director of Cleveland Botanical Garden. Experiencd as a television and radio host as well as a lecturer and garden writer. Member of the Policy Advisory Board of the Economic Development Council of Collier County. Served on Board of Directors of Holden Parks Trust, Board of Directors of ParkWorks, Founding Director of Cleveland Cultural Coalition, and Founding Director of the Cleveland Biodiversity Alliance. Graduate of 1998 Class of Leadership Cleveland and graduate of Greater Naples Leadership Class XIII.
Rick LoCastro – After retiring from the U.S. Air Force in 2012, Rick became Chief Operating Officer of the Physicians Regional Collier Boulevard Medical Center where he is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the hospital and its Walk-In Clinic, Rehabilitation Center, and the Marco Island Primary Care facility. Rick serves on the Board of Directors, Marco Island Chamber of Commerce; Board of Trustees, Admiral Farragut Academy (St. Petersburg, FL); a member of American College of Healthcare Executives; member of East Naples Civic Association; a graduate of the 2013 Leadership Collier class.
Claudia Polzin – Former Director of Development for Southwest Florida for Classical South Florida – 88.7, Claudia was Director of Education and Development for the Philharmonic Center for the Arts, where she was instrumental in designing the educational programs for grades K-12 and bringing programs to the public schools of Collier County and students to the Center. Claudia is on the board of the Greater Naples Planned Giving Council, is an Elder in her church and assists with the youth music programs at the church; and serves on the board of Angels Undercover.
Gale Scott – Conductor/Music Director of the Naples Concert Band for 20 years. She played a major role with the City of Naples in the planning and construction of the original band shell in Cambier Park and in the fundraising and completion of the $1.2 million renovation of the shell and surrounding facilities in 2002. Currently, she is Conductor Laureate of the band; conductor with Windjammers Unlimited, a national organization for the preservation of circus music; and is involved in various Collier County charitable activities that promote music and arts in the community.
Vicki Tracy – Born and raised in Detroit, Vicki came to Naples in 1978. She served on the board of the Education Foundation of Collier County for several years and has been involved with many philanthropic endeavors. She has chaired events including Naples Community Hospital Balls, Children’s Museum Duck Race and opening gala, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Foster Children, and the YMCA Sneaker Ball. She was fundraising chair for the Community Foundation of Collier County’s new 211- referral service and one of the foundation’s Women of Initiative. Vicki is the former director at The Arlington of Naples.