P.O. Box 2253, Inverness, Florida 34451

Our Board

1K9A2233 copy copyAnne Gibbs
Retired Banker / Community Volunteer
Chairman of the Board

Before retiring, Citrus County native, Ms. Gibbs, spent the previous 15 years as a merchant services representative for Visa/Mastercard and managed a portfolio of over 11 million in monthly sales. Ann  is active in many civic organizations and has been a Harvest Board member for the past two years. Ann has been a team member packing bags and delivering them to the schools for the past several years.

 

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Retired Banker/Community Volunteer /Founder of Citrus County Harvest & Blessings
Vice Chair of Citrus County Harvest

After a 25 year career in banking, Mrs. Lattin retired in 2005 and became a full time community volunteer. Debbie founded Harvest and served as the Chair of the Board for 16 years.  In addition, she started the Blessings program in 2009 serving as the Executive Director of Blessings for six years.

 

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Community Volunteer
Secretary of Citrus County Harvest

Ms. Pospiech has served as a board member of Harvest and pantry manager for our Blessings program for five years. She is currently serving as the Secretary of Citrus County Harvest.

 

 

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Staff Accountant at Wardlow & Cash, P.A.
Treasurer of Citrus County Harvest

Ms. Lacey works for a local accounting firm and has given an in-kind donation of her services as Treasurer to Harvest for two years.

 

 

1K9A2222 copy copyPete Burrell
Community Volunteer

Board Member

Mr. Burrell is very active within our community. He regularly volunteers with DayStar Catholic Charities as well as with our Citrus County Blessings program. Pete is also a member of the Knights of Columbus of St. Scholastica and is a lifetime director of the Chamber of Commerce.  He has served on the Citrus County Harvest Board for six years.

 


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Carolyn Caffee
Wealth Management Specialist /
Senior Vice President, Investments
Board Member

Carolyn has been in the financial services industry since March 1987, having spent all those years with Raymond James in the Crystal River, Florida office. Her specialty is working with clients on planning strategies specific to their situation to include retirement income, and financial and estate planning.  Her areas of expertise include the generational transfer of wealth and financial planning for retirees, divorced and widowed women, and families in transition due to aging parents.  She holds a Wealth Management Specialist designation as well as a Retirement Plan Consultant designation.

 

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Student Representative / Fundraising Chair

Miss Pospiech has been a volunteer with Citrus County Harvest since 2009. Joining the Harvest board in 2015, she is currently serving as the Student Representative.

 

 
1K9A2220 copy copyLinda Rodgers
Branch Manager at Suncoast Credit Union

Board Member

Mrs. Rodgers is a graduate of Citrus High School and College of Central Florida, she has lived in Citrus County for most of her life.  Linda started her career with Suncoast Credit Union in 1993. She has been a branch manager for 14 years with 11 years in her current location at the Inverness Service Center. She and her husband have two children.  She is active in the community with volunteering and company sponsorships.

 

1K9A2230 copy copyJoan Luebee
Retired Educator / Community Volunteer
Board Member / Board Development Chair

Mrs. Luebbe is a retired English teacher and has served as a volunteer of Harvest and crate packer for our Blessings program for four years.

 

 


1K9A2224 copy copyCommander Buddy Grant
Undersheriff for the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office
Board Member

Commander Grant graduated from Citrus High School, joined the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged as a Sergeant.  Buddy received his B.S. from University of Central Florida and his MBA from St. Leo University. In 2003 he was commissioned as an officer in the National Guard where he served for approximately 3 years. Buddy has been in law enforcement for over 20 years.   He is very involved in community activities.

 

1K9A2216 copy copyLisa Swiger
Program Manager at Accessibility Services, Inc.
Board Member / Marketing Chair

Ms. Swiger joined the Citrus County Harvest Board in 2015.

 

 

 

Brian Lattin
Assistant Director of Sales and Operations at Educational Tours
Board Member*

Mr. Lattin is a Citrus County native.  Upon graduation from Citrus High School, Brian furthered his education at the University of Florida where he graduated in 2005. He continued his education at the University of South Florida earning a Master of Arts in Teaching. Brian was taught at Citrus High School as a social studies teacher and coached for 6 years.  Currently, Brian is a partner in the family business, Educational Tours, located in Inverness. Brian strongly feels that it is his obligation to “give back” to the community that helped make him the person he is today.

Brad Lattin
Assistant Director of Sales and Operations at Educational Tours
Board Member*

Mr. Lattin, is a graduate of Citrus High School. Upon graduation, Brad enrolled at the University of Central Florida. After graduate school, Brad worked in a few different facets of the hospitality industry. Currently, he is a partner at Educational Tours, a family business that specializes in planning student field trips across the country.  Brad has always had a passion for service and giving.  His belief is that we should never assume that we get to where we are in life without the help of others, and as such, we should always remember to give back to those who need it.

 

Patty KirklandPatty Kirkland
Branch Manager at IBERIABANK
Board Member

Mrs. Kirkland has lived in Citrus County for 41 years. She has been in Citrus County Banking for 35 years and is currently the Branch Manager for IBERIABANK in Inverness. Patty joined the Citrus County Harvest Board in 2015.

 

Megan Fitzpatrick DeBruyn
President / Owner at Fitzpatrick & Fitzpatrick, P.A.
Legal Counsel

Mrs. Fitzpatrick-DeBryun, a Citrus County native, attended Villanova University earning a Bachelors degree in Marketing. After two years in marketing, Megan began studying law at Barry University. She was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2010 and joined the family practice, Fitzpatrick & Fitzpatrick, P.A. specializing in Family Law, Estate Planning and Probate. She is very involved in community activities and was one of Citrus County Chronicle’s Top 40 Under 40 in 2014. Megan resides in Inverness with her husband, Dr. Mack DeBruyn and their daughter.

 

 

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Certified Business Analyst
Advisory

Mike Orlito joined the SBDC at UNF and became a Certified Business Analyst in 2010. As a former business owner, Mike understands the myriad of challenges facing small business owners and is passionate about providing meaningful assistance to small business owners. Mike has been a board member of the Community Food Bank of Citrus County since 2012 and Citrus County Blessings since 2015. Mike embraces the opportunity to be of service to this community especially when it involves eliminating hunger.

 

*Due to the nature of their travel business, Brian Lattin and Brad Lattin share a seat on our board to ensure all meetings are represented by their office.

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