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2014 Heat-Up St. Louis Board of Directors and fellow volunteers
14th Annual Business Meeting Held On May 30, 2014 at Jewel Box.

The all-volunteer board of directors of Heat-Up St. Louis and Cool Down St. Louis is quite diverse. The board originally began with a handful of community volunteers from the civic, business, and religious sectors. It was the intention of the founder, Gentry W. Trotter, president of MultiMedia PR Group to continuously expand the board to reflect the socioeconomic makeup of the entire St. Louis region and to reinforce the volunteer base. Passion Guides Us… Commitment Sustains Us.
J. Kim Tucci
J. Kim Tucci

Mayor Francis G. Slay is honorary board chair, St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann is honorary co-chair; and St. Louis County Executive Steven V. Stenger and St. Clair County Board Chair Mark Kern are new members of our executive board.

Donna Knight
Donna Knight

Second vice president and Gena Mayer, vice president at UMB Bank is board third vice president and Melanie DiLeo, senior vice president of community affairs of Citi is chairwoman of the board of directors. Dr. James Knight is noted vascular surgeon is vice chairman. Chairman emeritus Rev. Earl E. Nance, Jr., is also chair of the allocations committee, J. Kim Tucci, president and co-owner of The Pasta House Co., is chair emeritus. The secretary and general counsel is Attorney

Earl E. Nance, Jr.

Norman S. Newmark of the law offices of Guilfoil, Petzall, & Shoemake, LLC. The assistant secretary and associate counsel is Attorney Philip Kirkpatrick of Smurfit-Stone Containers. The treasurer is Attorney Richard M. Wise, CPA of the Certified Public Accountant firm of Wise & Scott, LLC. Claude Brown, Jr. vice president of First Financial Focus, serves as the assistant treasurer. Officers of the diverse board now serve at the pleasure of the full board of directors. Kevin X. McGowan is board president emeritus.

Robert Wm. Fulstone

The other key positions which are critical to the overall success of this regional not-for-profit energy assistance, public education and advocacy charity is: Carol Daniel of KMOX, CBS Radio is our official volunteer resource hotline host. Our acting executive director is Gentry W. Trotter of MultiMedia PR Group and our administrator is Tim Gorline. These two consultant positions are underwritten by donations and grants from the all-volunteer board, so that 100% of all public donations go toward servicing the needy.

Lance LeComb
Since the not-for-profit organization is solely volunteer based, it is essential that the group maintains a resource of individuals who have small, to medium, to large associations and affiliations. Heat-Up St. Louis and Cool Down St. Louis are open to nominations for membership. Anyone who believes that a potential board candidate can bring financial, fundraising, marketing, public relations or volunteer resources may nominate that person by sending an official letter of request to Robert Wm. Fulstone, nominating chairperson, c/o Heat-Up St. Louis, Inc., Suite 603, The Shell Building, 1221 Locust Street, St. Louis, MO 63103, or submit it to our e-mail address at info@heatupstlouis.org.

Steven V. Stenger,
STL County Executive
Member, Executive Board

Heat-Up St. Louis and Cool Down St. Louis welcome people to volunteer at many of our public or private fundraisers. To serve with board members on some of our standing and special committees, or to volunteer, write us at info@heatupstlouis.org or fax us at 314-241-1860, c/o Lance LeComb, board president.

The board of directors attempt to meet three times a year, including an annual meeting, scheduled in June of each year. The annual meeting is for the sole purpose of conducting business relating to any financial, marketing, and fundraising issues, mid-year.
Kevin X. McGowan
Kevin X. McGowan

In absence of the board, the executive committee meets routinely to deal with business affairs of the organization. The organization’s business and its meetings are conducted in the framework of Roberts Rules of Order. In absence of the board of director, the organization’s day-to-day operation is run by the president of the board of directors, often in consultation with the executive committee.

The president also chairs the annual and board meetings, and executive committee meetings, except for ad-hoc and board-established committees. The official spokespersons are the chair, vice-chair(s), president and vice president and other officers. No officer or board member is allowed to receive compensation, or be reimbursed for expenses incurred by executive order. Those expenses are to be considered administrative costs, so that every penny (100%) donated goes to help needy families in about 17 counties in Missouri and Illinois, and the City of St. Louis, where members are responsible for volunteering time and efforts throughout the calendar year, and board members must make an annual donation of their choice.
Melainie Dileo - Chairwoman
Melanie Dileo

Thank you for helping to Heat-Up St. Louis in the winter months, and Cool Down St. Louis in the summer months.

Board members are responsible for volunteering time and efforts throughout the calendar year, and they must make an annual donation of their choice. Board members are assigned to at least one board or ad-hoc committee during the term of their respective office.
The following are members of the board of directors, including their professional affiliation and not necessarily their term of office:


All Volunteer
Board of Directors 2012-2013

Donna Brooks
City of St. Louis Communications Division

Dan Buck
Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation

The Honorable Greg F.X. Daly
Collector of Revenue

Melanie DiLeo
Board Chairwoman

John Beck
Emmis Communications
First Vice President

Claude Brown, Jr.
Financial First Focus
Assistant Treasurer

James Buford
Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis

Beth Davis
Clear Channel Radio St. Louis
Chairwoman, Memberships

Steven V. Stenger
St. Louis County Executive
Member, Executive Board

Mark Dorsey

Mary Ann Gibson
Mozaic Group

Patricia Roland Hamilton
Gateway Mall Project
Awards Committee Co-Chair

Chief Dennis Jenkerson
Fire Chief Association of Greater St. Louis

The Honorable Robin Wright-Jones
Missouri Senator

Colette Kantouth
Edward Jones

The Honorable Joseph (Joe) Keaveny
Missouri Senator

Robert Wm. Fulstone
Extreme Video
Senior Executive Vice President

Colonel Dan Isom
Chief of Police, City of St. Louis

Molly Higgins
St. Louis Rams Football, NFL

Debra Hollingsworth

Kevin J. Jones
St. Louis American

John Kijowski
Bonneville Radio Group

The Honorable Peter Kinder
MO Lt. Governor
Honorary Campaign Chair

Dr. James Knight
North County Surgical Services, Inc.
Vice Chairperson

Spencer Koch
Director Emeritus

Denise Liebel
Community Council of St. Charles County
Executive Vice President

Steve Lemley
Hardee’s Food Systems, Inc.
Rise & Shine Chairperson

Brian Leonard
Ameren Corp

Philip Kirkpatrick, Esquire
Rock-Tenn Company
Co-General Counsel/Assistant Board Secretary

Donna Knight
North County Surgical Services, Inc.
Second Vice President
Awards Committee, Co-Chair

Lance LeComb
Metropolitan Sewer District
Board President

Robin M. LeVan
Vatterott College

Gena M. Mayer
UMB Bank
Third Vice President

Kevin McGowan
Blue Urban
President Emeritus

Sandra Moore
Urban Strategies

Rev. Earl. E. Nance, Jr.
Chair Emeritus

Deborah Patterson
The Monsanto Fund

Jeff Rainford
Mayor’s Office, City of St. Louis

Jason Miller
Edward  Jones Investments

Dean Mutter
Charter Cable Advertising of St. Louis

Norman Newmark, Esquire
Guilfoil, Petzall & Shoemake, LLC
General Counsel/Board Secretary

Mark D Pimentel
KMOV-TV, Channel 4

Margie Price
Premium Plus, Inc.
Awards Committee Co-Chair

Luther (Lu) Reames, Jr., Esquire
Wells Fargo Law Department

Steven Roberts
WRBU-TV St. Louis

John Sheehan

The Honorable Francis G. Slay
City of St. Louis
Honorary Board Chairperson

Steven V. Stenger,
St. Louis County Executive

Lonnie Tucker
Cuivre River Electric Cooperative

Thomas L. Tipton
Board Emeritus

Ben Turec
Turec Advertising Associates, Inc
PR/Marketing Chair

Daniel L. Rositano
At-Large Member

Zip Rzeppa
At-Large Member

The Rev. E. G. Shields
St. Louis Metropolitan Clergy Coalition

Shawneen Thompson
FOX 95.5/HOT 104.1

J. Kim Tucci
The Pasta House Company
Chairman Emeritus

Mary Ann Wagner
Suburban Journals of Greater St. Louis

Pamela R. Walker
Regional Health Consultant

Richard Wise, CPA, Esquire
Wise, and Scott, LLC
Corporate Treasurer

Dave Yates, P.E.

Management Consultants
Gentry W.Trotter
Acting Executive Director

Timothy Gorline

Linda Brison
Resource Hotline Coordinator

Administrative Office: Donors, Fundraising, Volunteering,
314-369-7407 or info@heatupstlouis.org









Although KSDK, Channel 5, (NBC) currently does not have a seat on the board of directors, they continue to support our efforts through independent news coverage and the strong airing of public service announcements

Donated by:

A regional energy assistance and public education charity helping the elderly,
disabled and needy families avoid unsafe and unhealthy conditions during the heating and cooling seasons.
1221 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63103
Call 314.241.7668 - Fax 314.241.1860

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