Meet The Pap Corps’ Board of Directors
Susan started on the Board in June, 2018 after serving several years on the Ponte Vecchio Chapter Board. Susan served her Chapter for over eight years as Vice President of Fundraising, two years as Executive Vice President, two years as President and four years as Co-President. In June, 2019, she became the Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors. And, in June, 2020, she became the Chair of the Board. She brings to The Pap Corps, 13 years of experience at UPS’ Technology Group as a Contracts Manager negotiating telecommunications, hardware and software contracts with other Fortune 500 companies. She joined Pap in 2006 when she moved to Florida and believes strongly in Pap’s mission and their vision. She is proud to be a part of such a great organization and to serve with this great Board.
Sitting Past President
Linda undertakes her first term as President in a role that will utilize her experience in working with organizations in the midst of change.
As Manager of Corporate Real Estate for NJ Bell and then as a Port Authority of NY & NJ Aviation Department Assistant Director, she devised and implemented new operating methods in transitional business environments.
In the various roles, she has held in The Pap Corps, including most recently Vice-President (2014-2016), Linda looks forward to working with everyone as we build on our recent accomplishments and deliver on the vision of the changes that we undertook these past few years.
David is a life-long resident of South Florida, living in communities from Stuart to Miami. After graduating from college, he’s maintained diverse, rewarding professional roles.
From regional leadership with Enterprise Rent-A-Car, to Allstate Insurance agency ownership, to becoming the national sales director for a major optometry and ophthalmology operator, and spending the most recent 15 years in bank leadership and commercial lending.
During these 15 years, David has had ongoing involvement with The Pap Corps, and looks to help to continue to add to the recognition and contributions that The Pap Corps is known for, fostering vital, new and ongoing research.
Nancy and her husband Alan moved to Florida in 1993. Nancy was in the travel industry for her career until she retired in 2013. Nancy has six children and 13 grandchildren.
Nancy became a member of The Pap Corps in 2003 and became a Life Member in 2010. She served as President of the Addison Reserve Chapter of the Pap Corps from 2013 to 2018.Nancy also served on the 65th Anniversary Gala Luncheon Committee and the 2019 Footloose and Cancer Free Dance Committee.
Nancy is honored to serve as a Director at a time of advancements and discovery in cancer research made possible in part by The Pap Corps.
Beverly has proudly served as a member of the Board of Directors since 2014, as Vice-President and Officer at Large. As Development Chair, she focuses on fundraising. She has spearheaded the first Pap Corps participation in The Dolphin Cancer Challenge, End of Year Giving Program, Garden of Hope, The Giving Train, and Footloose & Cancer Free, as well as other successful fundraising programs and events. She is Chair of the Development Committee. Her professional experience includes Legal Administrator for a 100 year old New York Park Avenue law firm, and Regional Vice-President in the Southeast for a International Legal Staffing firm.
DOREEN HEISLER, Ph.D.
Dr. Heisler continues her first term on the board with strong experience developing strategies and using techniques designed to impact organizational and board effectiveness.
As an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist and Research Consultant, she developed surveys, collected and analyzed survey data in organizations and planned interventions based on survey results.
Often these interventions involved training to improve productivity, employee and customer satisfaction. She brings these multiple talents to the board to help create a more innovative and efficient organization.
Rayna has been a very active member of the board for several terms. She currently co-chairs two important committees: Opening New Chapters and Beyond as well as Membership. Previously she served ten years combined as both President and VP of Fundraising for the Boca Pointe Chapter, as well as chairing The Pap Corps Marketing Committee for 18 months. She is also a survivor of pancreatic cancer, crediting both The Pap Corps and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center for her life saving surgery and treatment.
After a 10-year career in broadcasting, Elliott entered the corporate world, which resulted in being named Vice President Sales of two of the nation’s largest printing corporations. His accomplishments included the creation of national sales forces, building of nationwide businesses, turn-a-rounds of other business segments, new product development and introduction to the marketplace, along with the production of corporate videos and sales promotion aides. In addition, he was heavily involved in strategic planning and forecasting.
Elliott attended Boston University and the Cambridge School of Broadcasting. He is a member of The Pap Corps New Chapter Committee, Development Committee, Chapter Relations Committee, and Men’s Initiative Steering Committee. Elliott and his wife, Sandy, have been residents of Florida for nearly 20 years, are life members of the Pap Corps, and are active in the Valencia Reserve chapter.
Originally from New York Sharon lived in Hawaii for 30 years prior to moving to South Florida as a full-time resident. After a career as a high school foreign language teacher then managing an emergency medical group, Sharon established her own travel agency.Volunteer work has been at the forefront of Sharon’s life, as a Make A Wish volunteer, etiquette teacher for underprivileged students, President of the Hawaii Chapter of Hadassah and now a proud volunteer with The Pap Corps. Sharon has held various positions on the Chapter level before joining the Board of Directors.
I am Paula Karp and I am happy to be serving on The Pap Corps Board of Directors. I am Past President of the Boca Friends Chapter here at Broken Sound. I served as President for eleven years. The Pap Corps has become a passion of mine and I hope to be an asset in my new position.
Diana and her husband, Vincent, moved to Florida in 2003. She was a Charter member of The Greater Boynton PAP Chapter and became a Life member in 2005. Upon moving to Valencia Reserve in 2011, Diana was instrumental in forming a new PAP chapter Her professional career was focused on educating our youth. She led a team of Professional Developers at the District level before concluding her career as an Assistant Principal. After serving on the Valencia Reserve PAP Board for 10 years, she considers serving as a Director a privilege and an opportunity to help the organization continue to flourish.
Craig is originally from Peabody, Massachusetts, is married to Paula and they have a son named Ryan. He is a Partner in the Audit & Accounting Services Department at at Daszkal Bolton and is based in our Boca Raton office. He is responsible for conducting audits and providing advisory services for both public and privately-held companies. Craig focuses primarily on providing attestation services for large companies in the franchise, country club, professional services, System and Organization Controls (“SOC”), biotech, construction, manufacturing and retail industries, as well as corporate pension and insurance plans. In addition to performing compliance services, Craig also evaluates the effectiveness of companies’ internal control environments under Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and completes due diligence services in connection with merger and acquisition transactions.
Prior to joining the firm, Craig worked with Ernst & Young (and Arthur Andersen) for six years and was responsible for financial statement presentation, footnote disclosures, debt offerings, equity offerings, agreed-upon procedures, compilations and securitizations.
Ilene Rallo was born in Brooklyn, NY, grew up in East Meadow, NY, and raised her two children, Elyse and Craig, in Bellmore, NY, and has four fabulous grandchildren. Se has been married to Joel for 54 years. Ilene and Joel owned a chain of baby furniture stores, Lewis of London, for many years. They then transitioned to kitchens, baths, custom furniture, and home construction in Freeport, NY. Having relocated to Florida in 2009, Ilene became Vice President of NCJW (National Council of Jewish Women), in charge of community outreach programs. She became a community liaison for The Greater Boynton chapter of PAP and held that position for three years, transitioning into the Executive Vice-President position. For the past five years, Ilene has been Co-President of her chapter. Two years ago, Ilene was appointed to the committee for the Napa Valley Wine trip raffle. Since then, she has served on the CDC (Development Committee), is a member of the 70th anniversary planning committee, and is co-chair of the CRC (Chapter Relations Committee).