Contact Us


Administrative Office
797 Mayport Road [ Map ]
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
Fax: (904) 241-4310
Education Program Office
1671 Francis Avenue [ Map ]
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
Fax: (904) 241-7810


Administrative Services

Donna Rex President & CEO (904) 595-5791
Debbie Jones Chief Operating Officer &
Chief Financial Officer
(904) 595-5792
Mary Anne Christensen Development Director (904) 595-5794
Kyle Murray Finance and Administration Manager (904) 595-5799
Sarah Jared Community Relations Manager (904) 595-5793
Rachael Ackerman Development Manager (904) 595-5805


Education and Family Services

Joyce Freeman Family Services Director (904) 595-5797
Kathy Christensen Education Director (904) 595-5800
Sue Goebertus After School Program Manager (904) 595-5801
Jacqueline Draper Prep Club Manager (904) 595-5802
LaTanya UrQuhart Education Program Coordinator
(904) 595-5795


Construction Services

Rob Peterson Construction Director (904) 334-1202
Josh Jared Construction Manager (904) 334-1201
Bob Meador Site Supervisor
Brigid Barrett Site Supervisor
Sean Robinson Neighborhood Revitalization
Coordinator (AmeriCorps*VISTA)
(904) 595-5796
Troy Brown Crew Leader (AmeriCorps*National)
Eric Butler Crew Leader (AmeriCorps*National)
Bianca Muff Crew Leader (AmeriCorps*National)
Jason Mutschler Crew Leader (AmeriCorps*National)
Andy Thornton Crew Leader (AmeriCorps*National)


Board members

Our volunteer Board of Directors includes community members from a variety of business, faith and service organizations.

They accept responsibility for:

  • The financial health of Beaches Habitat
  • Establishment and pursuit of the Beaches Habitat mission
  • Ethical conduct of the organization’s leadership and staff.

Board of Directors

James N. McGarvey, Jr. Chairman Owner McGarvey Communities
Janet C. Wylie Vice-Chair Owner Wise Choice Properties
G. Brian Wheeler Secretary Executive Vice President Genesis Group
Kerry L. Cleek Treasure Project Professional Cuthbertson and Associates
Brian Reyes Assistant Treasurer CPA The Griggs Group
Christine T. Adams Shareholder Rogers Towers Attorneys at Law
George J. Ameer Broadcast Manager PGA TOUR
David Bowling General Counsel –
Transactions and Insurance
CSX Corporation
Carlos DelValle, AIA Principal Rolland, DeValle and Bradley
Charles R. Diebel Principal/Northeast Florida Colliers International
John C. Emery Vice President,
Chief Operating Officer
Momentum Transportation USA, Inc.
Curtis R. Ford Area Manager Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
William I. Gulliford Co-Owner Major Machinery and Equipment, LLC
Seth M. Waller Executive Vice President and
Chief Credit Officer
EverBank Financial Corp.
Archie O. Jenkins, III Director Emeritus Financial Advisor Merrill Lynch


Advisory Council

Our volunteer Advisory Council serves as an advisory group to broaden perspective on matters involving Beaches Habitat. Members meet on a quarterly basis to share their expertise in the areas of affiliate strategy and resource development.


Advisory Council

Martha Baker
Michael Batten
Stuart Ashby Fore
Luann Goodall
Nancy Huang
Archie O. Jenkins, III
Ted Spetnagel
Chris Ware

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