2017 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SPRING LAKE ASSOCIATION, INC.

GORDON HORN - PRESIDENT

Gordon, his wife Susan and their son are Spring Lake Hills residents since 1998. Gordon can be seen walking their Golden Retriever Cody daily. He served 4 years on the board previously in multiple capacities, facilitating successful capital asset improvements in the community including reconstruction of the community wall and the playground renovation. His longstanding career in Neurorehabilitation has included expansion of a neurological rehabilitation company in Florida into Michigan and a successful sale of that company to a national brand. He has served on various hospital and rehabilitation committees, international committees, and works currently as a National Deputy Director for a national rehabilitation company serving 21 states. Gordon also volunteers at church with his wife and son.

KATHY SMITH - VICE PRESIDENT

Kathy, a native Floridian and longtime Seminole County resident has lived in neighboring Altamonte Springs communities several times in her life.  She moved to Spring Lake Hills last year to be closer to family (her brother and sister-in-law are longtime residents) and her downtown office.  Kathy is an attorney in Orlando and has experience representing homeowners’ associations, and has previous experience serving on association boards of directors.  Kathy lives with Jeff and the youngest of their four children (age 14), while their elder three (ages 23, 21 and 19) enjoy visiting the house on the lake when on vacation from work and school.   

MICHAEL CULVER - SECRETARY

An electrical engineer for EXP US Services in Maitland, Michael has designed theme parks and high-end resorts throughout the Caribbean and around the world. He moved to Spring Lake Hills in 2000 and lives with his wife Sherri, their two teenage daughters, and Sherri’s mother, Eula. Michael has served several terms on the board in previous years and his technological expertise has been instrumental to the modernization and management of the gatehouse and special projects including neighborhood signage, lighting, and various maintenance projects at the front entrance.

BUD RAIKE - SAFETY & SECURITY

Bud and his wife, Anita, and their four children came to Spring Lake Hills in 1970. Only one family has been here longer!. They are the proud grandparents of ten grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Bud has previously served a 2 year term on the Board as President. During that tenure several improvements were made to our neighborhood: the flag pole at the entrance, a new notice board, a computer-based visitor control system, and improvements to the interior of the “Guard House”. Bud retired from Lockheed Martin in 1997 after 39 years of service. After retirement, he and Anita moved to Munich Germany for three years where he was a consultant on the Eurofighter program. Bud and Anita are active at the Maitland Presbyterian Church where he currently serves as chair of the Finance Committee and the Refugee Resettlement Ministry Group.

BRIAN PELSKI - ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW & MAINTENANCE

A lifelong Floridian, Brian and his wife Jeanne have raised three children, (ages 21, 19 and 16) at their Spring Lake Hills home. He has served four years on the Board of Directors in multiple capacities, including President, and served the community outside of board leadership through many partnerships he has forged between Spring Lake Hills and Seminole County, City of Maitland, Florida Wildlife Commission and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. He established the ongoing MSBU that benefits our community lakes and waterways, and continues to serve as liaison between Spring Lake Hills, the Seminole County Lakes Management Department and the Seminole County SERV Program.  Brian is a successful entrepreneur, commercial real estate and construction professional and continues to be active in multi-year positions with his church on the Pastoral Council, Stewardship Council, Finance Council, on the School Board, Booster Club, Strategic Planning Teams, and other projects.  

CRAIG GILARDI - TREASURER

Craig is a new 2015 resident of Spring Lake Hills, and also newly married. He and his wife are looking forward to putting their roots down at Spring Lake Hills. He is a financial analyst at Lockheed Martin and has contributed his time and skills to good causes such as Habitat for Humanity, Second Harvest Food Bank and also at Tangelo Park Elementary School.

JIM SALUS - COMMUNICATIONS