MEET OUR BOARD

Steve Howard, President
Born in Independence MO. in 1960. Retired in 2014 , after 32 years from The Kansas City KS., as a Asst.Fire Chief, Operations. US Navy veteran. A MLB fan of both Royals and Rays. Has three daughters and nine grand children. Part-time girls softball Coach, granddaughters team, and enjoys outdoor activites, Travel, gardening, bicycling and M/C riding. 

Mark Perkins, Vice-President
Born and raised on the Jersey shore, Mark lived and worked as a software engineer in Silicon Valley before retiring in 2018 and moving to St Petersburg to play with the Half Century Club, and to be closer to his wife, Sue's, family. He enjoys playing and watching all sports, particularly sailing and ultimate Frisbee.

Norm Perry, Treasurer
Born and raised in St Petersburg, this is Norm's eighth season playing in the Half Century Club. Norm and his wife Jodi have a grown married daughter and a new grandson, Liam. Norm enjoys Tampa Bay Rays baseball and also plays softball in the Florida Half Century Softball Association.

Ed Rudd, Secretary
Born in the People’s Republic of Cambridge, Ed will be playing in his 17th season with the club. He was an educator for 33 years, including the last 22 as an English & Public Speaking teacher & Speech/Debate coach in Massachusetts.  He currently enjoys volunteering at the Northside Boys & Girls Club in St. Pete, studying Judaism, and watching NFL football.

Burt Amos, Executive Board Member
Originally from upstate New York, starting his fifth season with the club, Burt retired in 2013 after his career as a military and airline pilot. He fell in love with St. Pete and moved here in 2016 with his girlfriend, Marianne and their three dogs. Burt loves baseball, hockey, golf and fishing.

Rich Boler, Executive Board Member
As a lifelong resident of St. Pete, Rich was blessed to grow up enjoying the natural environs of the area. He worked as an environmental scientist for 37 years, spending most of his career documenting water quality in Tampa Bay.  He is an avid sailor and enjoys many other outdoor activities.  He has been a member of the Half Century Club for 8 seasons.  He has been married to his wife Sydney for 12 years.

Roy Luksch, Executive Board Member
Beginning his 6th year with the Club, Roy enjoys playing baseball and basketball and spends his summer months in Chautaqua County in Western New York State. Roy also loves participating in the lives of all of his great young family members.

Tim Talbot, Executive Board Member
Tim was born and raised on the North Shore of Massachusetts and grew up camping with his parents and siblings in the white mountains of New Hampshire. Tim has one daughter Casey and is married to his wife Dani. They live part time in New Hampshire and in St. Pete. He retired in 2019 after a 32 year career as a fine jeweler. Tim is now in his 7th season and enjoys fishing all year round!

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