Meet the Creative Pinellas Board

Executive Board Members

David Warner, Board President

I have been a journalist for more than three decades in Tampa Bay, Philly, and Vermont, with a year off for good behavior on an arts journalism fellowship at Columbia… Read More

John Brielmaier III, Treasurer

John Brielmaier is a Pinellas County native, CPA, and appreciator of the arts. John enjoys being a part of the community through local nonprofit board participation as well as professionally… Read More

Kathi Grau, Secretary

I’m a native Chicago gal who was smart enough to come to Florida right after college! I am a retired educator of forty years, teaching middle and high school visual… Read More

Board Members

Linda Marcelli, Board Member

Linda Marcelli is the former First Vice President and Managing Director of Merrill Lynch’s Private Wealth Division of NYC. A Gulfport resident, Ms. Marcelli serves on the Boards of a… Read More

Deborah Kynes, Board Member

Deborah Kynes, a Dunedin City Commissioner (1999 – 2009), (2014 – 2022 (Termed 2022)) currently serving as Vice Mayor from December 2, 2021 – November 8, 2022, served as Vice… Read More

Pantelis Klonaris, Board Member

As a fourth-generation Floridian, Pantelis Klonaris is deeply invested in the stewardship of our local resources. He employs a unique perspective to refining systems honed both in his profession as… Read More

London L. Bates, Board Member

I am a fifth generation native of Florida. I live in delightful Dunedin, which is also the town that I was raised by my parents, Bill and Barbara Bates. By… Read More

Allison Caesar, Board Member

Allison is currently the HR Manager for Kokolakis Contracting and is responsible for strategic human resource planning, performance management, recruiting, federal and state law compliance, employee wellness, corporate health care… Read More

Mark Weinkrantz, Board Member

Mark is a retired airline pilot and has lived in Pinellas County resident since 1988. He is a graduate University of Florida In addition to Creative Pinellas, board member of… Read More

Doreen Moore, Interim Board Vice President

Doreen is a native of St. Petersburg, having resided in Pinellas County all her life. In 1986 she opened Total Realty Services, and subsequently, Travel Resort Services, Inc. was formed,… Read More

Flora Maria Garcia, Board Member

Ms. Garcia has almost 40 years of nonprofit arts leadership experience, focused on local and state arts agencies. Now retired, she served for nine years as CEO of United Arts… Read More

Joyce Cotton, Board Member

Joyce Cotton, Director of Marketing and Community Partnerships, has worked in the television industry for 45 years, beginning her broadcasting career with Scripps Howard Broadcasting WEWS in Cleveland, Ohio. She… Read More

Robin Miller, Board Member

Robin is currently the CEO of the Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce (TBBCoC). Prior to joining in January of 2008, Robin was the entrepreneur that designed and developed the… Read More

CJ Zygadlo, Board Member

CJ is a local CPA specializing in all things tax for businesses, individuals, trusts, and nonprofits. She has a passion for the arts and enjoys supporting Pinellas County and its… Read More

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