Dauphin Island Property Owners Association
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CANDIDATE BIOS FOR DIPOA 2018-19 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
114 Hernando Street
Dauphin Island, Al
I am a full time resident and property owner since 2007. I moved from Tennessee where I raised my 4 children. I have 2 grandchildren, Violet 3 and Leo 1 and am eager to share my love for the Island with them.
As an R.N. with a degree in Public Health, I have worked in the ER of a Level I Trauma Center and as a Forensic Coordinator for the State of Tennessee before retiring after 45 years.
For the past 10 years I have volunteered for the DIPOA in numerous ways, to include participating in beach and property owner park clean up days, assisting in the building of our new boardwalk and representing the DIPOA in the community Chili/Wing Cook off to benefit the Little Red School House. While on the Pool Committee, and with other volunteers, we cleaned and painted the pool and Cabana area of Isle Dauphine. I am also an active member of the Women's Club and a volunteer with the Art Trail.
For the past 4 years I have served on the DIPOA Board, with the past 3 years as the Secretary of the Association compiling the meeting minutes each month. I have served on the Election Committee for the past 6 elections and head up our DIPOA Volunteer Committee.
I have also served on the DIPOA Architectural Review Committee for the past 3 years.
I fell in love with Dauphin Island because of its unique and quiet hometown feel, which is why I have stayed. Our Isle Dauphine property is a treasure and it is my desire to keep it that way without development by maintaining and sustaining what we have for all property owners and guests to enjoy.
As a full time resident, I am available and open to questions, ideas and suggestions and will address your concerns with the Board.
Feel free to contact me anytime, and thank you for the opportunity to serve.
2339 Bienville Blvd
We purchased our home on Dauphin Island in Sept., 2013.
Married to Wendi Carlucci. We have 5 children and 9 grandchildren.
Bachelor Degree in Psychology
Former Naval Aviator/Standardization Check Pilot
Retired Captain American Airlines
Previously elected to the DIPOA Board of Directors in May, 2014. Served as Vice President, Acting President and President of the Board.
I have worked as a volunteer on many projects involving the DIPOA properties. Numerous golf course projects, construction of the new Isle Dauphine boardwalk, new fence at Isle Dauphine entrance, new handrails and stairs at the association pool, beach cleanup and widening (to name a few).
Currently working with Town Council to secure funding to make improvements to the airport and build a memorial to Jeremiah Denton. (Former Vietnam POW, Admiral and Alabama Senator)
I believe that DIPOA members purchased property on the Island because of what Dauphin Island “is” not what it “could be” in the future. I support improvements to the DIPOA properties that are done in a smart, non-intrusive manner out of respect for the full time residents on the island.
Serving on the DIPOA Board of Directors should be a fun and enjoyable experience. The relationship between the Board and the membership needs to be of mutual respect and cooperation. Working together will facilitate the achievement of goals beneficial to everyone.
Tom Clark, P.E.
3901 Springhill Avenue
Mobile, Alabama 36608
DI Address: 410 Brava Costa Street
Dauphin Island has always been a big part of my life. My family bought a beachfront house on Strand Court, on the west end of Dauphin Island, when I was a young teenager in the late 1970s. In the post-Hurricane Frederick years, when the bridge was out, we loaded our boat and ferried everything we needed for the week across the Mississippi Sound more times than I can count.
In 1992, we traded in that beachfront home for a home on Brava Costa Street, on the east end, so my dad could keep his fishing boat at the ready. After my father’s passing in late 2016, I was fortunate to be able to purchase our family home. My wife, Alynne, of 27 years and our 3 children have all fallen in love with Dauphin Island, as I did some forty years ago.
I graduated from the University of South Alabama in 1990 with a degree in Civil Engineering and went to work in Mobile for Clark, Geer, Latham & Associates (CGL), the firm my father, Mac Clark, founded in 1974. I currently serve as Executive Vice President of CGL.
I enjoy spending time with family and fishing, and Dauphin Island is the ideal place for both.
I believe my experience as a Professional Engineer will be an asset to the DIPOA, as my career has allowed me to be a part of the planning, design, permitting and construction of many facets of development.
My vision includes improving the Dauphin Island infrastructure while maintaining its small, quiet, family-oriented community atmosphere. I have watched the over development
of the Baldwin County beach communities, and neighboring Florida beach communities to the east, for my whole life and wish them well. My hope is that Dauphin Island can avoid that fate and remain the best kept secret on the Gulf Coast.
122 Audabon St
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
My name is Tina Fasano and I have been a resident on Dauphin Island for the last 4 years. I came to this Island and fell in love at first sight and have never left. The Island and the residents have become my home and family. Many of you know me as the owner and CEO of Dauphin Island Massage Therapy. I have been a massage therapist for 16 years, as well as a Licensed Practical Nurse for several years.
My greatest accomplishments are my 3 daughters and 4 grandchildren whom I love to spoil. They love to come to the Island and we always create wonderful family memories.
My interests are volunteering for Relay for Life, Special Olympics, and the Singing River Health Fair to name a few. I am currently a member of DI Chamber of Commerce.
My intent and goals are to keep Dauphin Island as beautiful as I see it, with the family oriented atmosphere, quaint safe neighborhoods and seeing that it does not become over developed.
Brian K Hunt
906E Delchamps Ave.
I am again running for Board of Directors for the Dauphin Island Property Owners Association. Having served as treasurer for over five years, I have worked to streamline all treasury functions while providing greater transparency to all office operations. During the past six years I have worked to help find solutions for the DIPOA’s long-term issues including increasing revenues, fixing our long term deferred maintenance, improving the appearance of all DIPOA held properties and bettering the parking areas all the while focusing on conserving our limited resources. I have also strongly supported cooperating with the Town of Dauphin Island to find ways of enhancing the island experience and amenities. I have spearheaded the DIPOA’s RESTORE submission seeking $375,000 in BP funds for a professional study to help find solutions to our longstanding problems.
My history with Dauphin Island includes having learned to swim in our pool and also to play golf at the Isle Dauphine. My three children have all grown up swimming our beaches, boating, and fishing around the island waters. My family and I all love the relaxed feel and laid-back lifestyle of Dauphin Island which we all want to protect and preserve. I have owned properties on the beach side and sound side on the west end and currently own properties at Surf Club and Pass Chateau. I have a good understanding of the privacy and erosion issues on both the east and west end. Professionally I am president of Millennium Capital Management, Inc., and affiliated with Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, LLC. I have been in the investment advisory business since 1982.
My goal is to continue to manage the DIPOA’s many assets to enhance the quality of them while also making them more viable and sustainable long-term for the future enjoyment of my children and their children.
2304 Bienville Boulevard
Dauphin Island, AL
I am married to Lisa Knizley and we have four children, Lydia, Laura, Libby and Connor. We have two grandchildren. We have enjoyed our west end Dauphin Island home for 20 years. We live on Dog River in Theodore, spending most weekends and considerable time at the island during the summer. The children and now grandchildren have spent much of their childhood years on Dauphin Island. A lifelong resident of Mobile County, I also spent childhood days fishing and boating on the island.
I attended Mary G. Montgomery High school in Semmes, Alabama, the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, the University of South Alabama and Cumberland Law School at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. I have been practicing law in Mobile for 38 years.
I have been on the Board of Directors since 2014 and President of the Association since January, 2017. In the year I have been President, the Board has instituted income generating policies related to dues initiatives and other projects, resulting in increased revenues of 35% annually. Along with more responsible spending practices, the DIPOA now enjoys a comfortable annual positive cash flow. In the last several years, absent windfall events such as BP settlements, the DIPOA had been operating on a break-even or negative cash flow basis.
My vision for the DIPOA is to continue practicing fiscal responsibility, and to reinvest surplus income into the Isle Dauphine Complex and other existing DIPOA properties, as well as develop other projects that will enhance the quality of life of Dauphin Island property owners.
My vision for Dauphin Island is to maintain the low density, family friendly environment that currently exists. I support only the limited development necessary to ensure the island continues to be economically vibrant, affording the needs of property owners, residents and visitors, as well as providing social and cultural opportunities.