"The Team Behind The Teams!"

The mission of Gator Boosters, Inc. is to strengthen the
University of Florida's athletic program by encouraging private
giving and volunteer leadership from Gators everywhere.

Gator Boosters is dedicated to two major goals.

First and foremost is to educate our student-athletes. We provide scholarship funding to pay the academic costs for all of our scholarship athletes, providing them with one of the finest educations available anywhere.

Secondly, we are constantly building or improving our athletic facilities. We are very appreciative and proud of the commitment of our membership to provide Gator student-athletes with the opportunity to compete in one of the best overall groups of athletic facilities anywhere.



A Championship Experience with Integrity

Staff

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Phil Pharr
Executive Director

PhilP@gators.ufl.edu
(352) 375-4683 ext 5035

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Doug Brown
Deputy Executive Director

DougB@gators.ufl.edu
(352) 375-4683 ext 5065

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Rebecca Mahony
Executive Assistant

RebeccaM@gators.ufl.edu
(352) 375-4683 ext 5037

Annual Giving Team


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Paul Vosilla
Director of Membership & External Affairs

PaulV@gators.ufl.edu
(352) 375-4683 ext 5020

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Kyle Rogers
Assistant Director

KyleR@gators.ufl.edu
(352) 375-4683 ext. 5021

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Liz Hassell
Associate Director – Bull Gator Program

LizH@gators.ufl.edu
(352) 375-4683 ext 5064

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Susan Siegrist
Program Coordinator – Membership

SusanS@gators.ufl.edu
(352) 375-4683 ext 5000

Major Giving Team


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Curtis Head
Director of Major Gifts

CurtisH@gators.ufl.edu
(352) 375-4683 ext 5015

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Erick Reasoner
Director of Development

erickr@gators.ufl.edu
(352) 375-4683 ext 5038

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Joey Cutting
Assistant Director of Development

JoeyC@gators.ufl.edu
352-375-4683 ext 5071

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Garrett Bell
Major Gifts and Events Coordinator

GarrettB@gators.ufl.edu
(352) 375-4683 ext 5059

Internal Operations


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Kathy Cook
Director

KathyCo@gators.ufl.edu
(352) 375-4683 ext 5033

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Michelle Seibold
Assistant Director – Stewardship & F Club

MichelleS@gators.ufl.edu
(352) 375-4683 ext 5024

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Colby Smith
Associate Director

ColbyS@gators.ufl.edu
(352) 375-4683 ext 5005

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Al O'Neill

Board President
Gainesville



Bob Adams
Lakeland

Judy Ahrens
West Palm Beach

Carlos Alfonso
Tampa

Natalie Arbaugh
Dallas, TX

Dean Asher
Orlando

Judy Boles
Gainesville

Jeff Boone
Venice

Barrett Bostick
Winter Haven

Mark Bostick
Auburndale

Deirdre Brand
Ocala

Chris Bryan
Fernandina Beach

Robert Buckner
Brooksville

Trey Burton
Tampa

Eric Castaldo
Gainesville

Jerry Chicone
Windermere

Lee Chira
Orlando

Ron Coleman
Orange Park

Gary Condron
Jacksonville

Derek Copeland
Charlotte, NC

Alvin Cowans
Orlando

Bruce Culpepper
Tampa

Brian Crawford
Gainesville

Doug Davidson
St. Petersburg

Frank DeLuca
Ocala

Steve deMontmollin
Gainesville

Don Dizney
Windermere

Irene Dizney
Windermere

Tom Donahoo
Jacksonville

Jim Duke
Ocala

Ed Evans
Oklahoma City, OK

Mary Lee Farrior
Tampa

Preston Farrior
Tampa

J. Rex Farrior, III
Tampa

Bobby Ferreira
Fernandina Beach

Merritt Fore
Ocala

Ron Foster
Jacksonville

Lew Friedland
Palm Harbor

John Frost
Bartow

Dr. Kent Fuchs
UF President
Gainesville

Rob Gidel
Windermere

Ben Hill Griffin, III
Frostproof

Frank Hamner
Winter Park

Stumpy Harris
Orlando

Bill Heavener
Winter Park

Hollis Hooks
Lakeland

Jim Horner
Washington, DC

David Hughes
Winter Park

Tim Hulett
West Palm Beach

Hjalma Johnson
Dade City

Len Johnson
Tampa

Tom Johnson
Dade City

Jim Kimbrough
Brooksville

Bryan Kornblau
Naples

Chris LaFace
Tampa

Matt LaPorta
Tampa

Gale Lemerand
Daytona Beach

J. Leonard Levy
Tampa

Pat Lloveras
Dunedin

Bill Lloyd
New Smyrna Beach

Greg Masters
Lakeland

Neil McFarlane
Jupiter

Billy McGriff
Ponte Vedra Beach

Steve Melnyk
Jacksonville

Vic Miranda
Boca Raton

Tom Mitchell
UF Advancement
Gainesville

Corby Myers
Lake Wales

Eric Nickelsen
Pensacola

Tommy Oakley
Lake Wales

Lou Oberndorf
Board President-Elect
Sarasota

Joyce Oliver
Palatka

Clare Peacock
Clearwater

Gene Peek
Ponte Vedra Beach

Nancy Perry
Gainesville

Grier Pressly
West Palm Beach

Jamie Pressly
West Palm Beach

Katie Pressly
West Palm Beach

Jon Pritchett
Gainesville

Kelly Pritchett
Gainesville

Fred Pruitt
Gainesville

George Quinoy
Orlando

Jason Rosenberg
Gainesville

M. G. Sanchez
Gainesville

CJ Schmidt
Tampa

Danielle Dizney Smith
Winter Park

Kelly Smith
Orlando

Kyle Story
Lake Wales

Scott Stricklin
Athletic Director
Gainesville

Chip Tousey
Ponte Vedra Beach

Karen Unger
Tallahassee

Steve Vining
Jacksonville

Kimberly Walden
Thomasville, GA

Mary Jo Walker
Fort Myers

Al Warrington
Miami

Wayne Wiles
Fort Myers

Legacy Directors

Gary Condron
Ponte Vedra Beach

Don Dizney
Windermere

John Frost
Bartow

Ben Hill Griffin, III
Frostproof

Stumpy Harris
Orlando

Bill Heavener
Winter Park

Tom Johnson
Dade City

Bryan Kornblau
Glen Allen, VA

Gale Lemerand
Ormond Beach

Greg Masters
Lakeland

In Memoriam (Legacy Directors)

Ben Hill Griffin, Jr.

In Memoriam (Board Presidents)

Jimmy Anderson
Warren Cason
Duke Crittenden
Rogers Holmes
Charles LaPradd
Fred Montsdeoca
Bryant Skinner
Ward Wagner

Distinguished Directors

Bob Adams
Lakeland

Barrett Bostick
Auburndale

Mark Bostick
Auburndale

Deirdre Dizney Brand
Ocala

Jerry Chicone, Jr.
Orlando

Lee Chira
Windermere

Irene Dizney
Windermere

Ed Evans
Chicago, IL

Mary Lee Farrior
Tampa

Preston Farrior
Tampa

J. Rex Farrior, III
Tampa

Rob Gidel
Windermere

David Hughes
Winter Park

Len Johnson
Dade City

Corby Myers
Lake Wales

Tommy Oakley
Winter Haven

Joyce Oliver
Palatka

Al O'Neill
Gainesville

Nancy Perry
Gainesville

Jamie Pressly
Palm Beach

Katie Pressly
Palm Beach

Danielle Dizney Smith
Winter Park

Kelly Smith
Orlando

Steve Vining
Jacksonville

Kimberly Beach Walden
Thomasville, GA

Al Warrington
Miami

Wayne Wiles
Ft. Myers

In Memoriam (Distinguished Directors)

Harold Ashley
Guy Bostick
Wayne Carse
Joe Chapman
Jerry Chicone, Sr.
J. Rex Farrior, Jr.
Jack Holloway
Louis Huntley
Scott Linder
Paul McDonald
Alfred McKethan
Frank Oliver
Alfred Ring
George Sanders

Meetings

Our next board meeting is scheduled for Friday, June 14, 2019, at 9am in the Plaza Ballroom of The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club.


Policies

Matching

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer, and send it completed and signed with your gift.

Effective as of 2008, all contributions provided by the Matching Company in regards to tickets must be submitted to the Gator Booster offices no later than the season ticket ordering deadline. For more information on Matching, please contact Liz Hassell at 352-375-4683 x 5064 or click here to email her.

Matching gifts must be made payable to Gator Boosters Inc.

Donor Advised Funds

The IRS prohibits us from accepting gifts from donor advised funds for annual booster contributions.


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