MEET OUR BOARD

Howard%2C%20Steve_edited.jpg

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. 

Perkins%2C%20Mark_edited.jpg

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.

Brown%2C%20Bob_edited.jpg

Bob Brown, Treasurer
Originally from Chicago, Bob moved to St. Pete in 1977. He graduated from St. Pete High and Stetson University. Bob and his wife Sharon have been married since 1993 and have two kids, Austin and Sofia. He spent 24 years in banking and now manages rental property. He enjoys outdoor activities to include biking, pickleball and paddleboarding. He joined the Club in 2019.

Rudd%2C%20Ed_edited.jpg

Ed Rudd, Secretary
Born in the People’s Republic of Cambridge, Ed will be playing in his 18th 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.

Boler%2C%20Rich_edited.jpg

Rich Boler, Executive Board Member
As a lifelong resident of St. Pete, Rich grew up enjoying the natural environs of the area. He was 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 and has been a member of the Half Century Club for 9 years. Rich has been married to his wife Sydney for 13 years.

Kedersha%2C%20Kip_edited.jpg

Kip Kedersha, Executive Board Member
Born in Short Hills, NJ, Kip is an avid baseball fan and grew up cheering for the Yankees in the Bronx. He spent most his his working life in radio and television and later became one of the original YouTube creators and now is a Fan Host for the Tampa Bay Rays. He loves baseball, the great outdoors, billiards and all things tech. Now in his 13th year with the Club, Kip is married to his wife, Deb and has two grandchildren.

Scearce%2C%20Richard_edited.jpg

Richard Scearce, Executive Board Member
Richard was born in Durham, NC. After spending much of his childhood on a farm in rural Virginia, he returned to NC to attend Elon College.  He worked as a research scientist at Duke Medical Center for 40 years, retiring in 2019. Richard enjoys Duke basketball, Rays baseball as well as traveling and biking with his wife, Pamela.

Talbot%2C%20Tim_edited.jpg

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 8th season and enjoys fishing all year round!