Here are the current members of the Central Florida Group’s Executive Committee.
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Marge Holt has been a Sierra Club member since 1999. She has been in a leadership role for many years and is currently the Conservation Chair and past Chair of the Central Florida Group. She believes the Group’s outreach to Sierra Club members and volunteers can make a big difference to help tackle many local and regional environmental challenges. Marge enjoys cycling, running and gardening with Florida native plants.
Julie loves the outdoors, especially when it is cold outside! Her hobbies include traveling, photography and eating. She loves visiting the amazing sites around the world and also eating to learn about different cultures and places . She has been Treasurer, Chair and is now Secretary and Vice Chair. She handles updating our website and our social media accounts. She loves meeting Sierra Club members who share in her passion for the environment!
Jim Desmartin has been a member of the Sierra Club since 1980 in four different states and participated in local as well as National Sierra Club outings. From June 2010 to October 2015, he was the Treasurer of the Central Florida Group’s Inner City Outings/Inspiring Connections Outdoors (ICO) youth outings program. He became the Treasurer of the Central Florida Group in March 2016.
Eugene is a long time activist in Florida. He is a birder, a student of natural history and Florida history. He is involved with environmental organizations as well as promoting open and good governing. His background is in engineering and science. He served as Commissioner on the Orange County 2020 Charter Review Commission.
Chris is a long time donor, Muir fan and supporter of Sierra Club. He believes John Muir’s writings are an eye-opening opportunity for readers of all ages to join in wonder of the natural world. He is a Project Manager with a focus in technology and have been in the industry for 10 years. In his spare time he enjoys reading, kayaking, digging into local eats, and visiting our state and national parks.
“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference..” – Robert Frost