On Monday, January 8th, 2018, the Plymouth Harbor Residents Association held its Annual Meeting. A new slate of officers was presented, and elected, to lead the charge for the upcoming year. Members of the nominating committee — Mary Allyn, Chair; Al Balaban; Marian Kessler; Molly Moffat; and Isabel Pedersen — presented the following slate of officers:

  • Wendy Underwood, President
  • Tom Belcher, Vice President
  • Tom Elliott, Past President
  • Aubie Coran, Treasurer
  • Sallie Luebbe, Secretary
  • Connie Sanders, Executive Associate, Committees
  • Joelle Hamovit, Executive Associate, Colonies
  • Jerry Kaplan, Executive Associate, Individual Concerns
  • As part of the Executive Council, the President, Vice President, and Past President of the Residents Association serve as voting members on the Plymouth Harbor, Inc. Board of Trustees. Below is a brief biography on these members.

    Wendy Underwood, President. Wendy is a graduate of Rosemont College, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, with graduate work in statistics and finance. She worked for C&P Telephone, which later became Bell Atlantic, and now, Verizon. There, she served in various management capacities, including finance, accounting, and marketing. Wendy later served as chair of the St. Mary’s County, Maryland, Board of Zoning Appeals. She is an active member of the community, previously serving as Secretary of the Finance Committee and Associate Director of the North Garden Colony. Wendy and her husband, Jim, moved to Siesta Key in 2007, and have been residents of Plymouth Harbor since 2011.

    Tom Belcher, Vice President. Tom is a former Vice President of Aetna International. After four years in the Air Force, he earned a degree in business administration from San Francisco State College. He then joined Aetna Life & Casualty, where his 35-year career spanned a variety of domestic and international assignments. After Aetna, Tom joined his wife, Marie, in her executive search firm, which they closed in 2001. He has served on a number of Boards of Directors of international insurance companies, was Chairman of the Greater Connecticut Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and volunteered with the American Red Cross and Sarasota Memorial Hospital. He has been a resident of Plymouth Harbor since 2013.

    Tom Elliott, Past President. Tom is the former President/CEO of Applied Science Associates (ASA) – an organization involving behavioral science, ergonomics, personnel management, software, and training for government/industrial organizations. Tom has a degree in biology from Alma College and a master’s from Michigan State University. Throughout his career, Tom remained active in his community, serving as president of the Butler County Library Board in Pennsylvania and a member of the Butler City Library Board and the Butler County Community College faculty. Here, Tom has served on the Health and Wellness Committee. He and his wife, Sue, are third generation residents of Plymouth Harbor.