About Us

The Press Club of Southwest Florida is an association of active and retired journalists and other media professionals that encourages excellence in journalism and journalism education, networking, engagement with newsmakers, and community service.

The mission of the Press Club of Southwest Florida is to promote quality journalism, to build a strong network of contacts and resources, to provide grants and scholarships to journalism students—all to enrich the community.


Title Name E-mail
President Julie Pedretti jpedretti29@gmail.com
Vice President Administration Carole Greene cjgliteraryagent@gmail.com
Vice President Programs Mark Young mark@southfloridareporter.com
Secretary Ann Cardamone tcagraphics@aol.com
Treasurer Iris Shur irisjimshur@aol.com


Phil Beuth
Marqueeta Curtis-Haynes
Pam Fulz
Tom Marquardt
Jeff Margolis
Bob Orr
Rachel Pierce
Gregg Ramshaw
Rhona Saunders – Governor for Life
David Silverberg

Committees and Responsibilities

* Member of Board of Governors

Committee Names E-mails
Newsletter Editor Carole Greene* cjgliteraryagent@gmail.com
Membership Karla Wheeler* and Rachel Pierce kwheeler@qolpublishing.com, rachel.pierce@nbc-2.com
Scholarship Committee Connie Kindsvater* conskind@aol.com
Press Advisories Terri Lynn terriPR@gmail.com
Sunshine Committee Joan Curley 2walkabout@comcast.net
Webmaster Birgit Pauli-Haack birgit.pauli@gmail.com


Mailing Address

Press Club of Southwest Florida
1778 Marsh Run
Naples, FL 34109

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