Kare Bears Board of Directors

President Tom Meek

President Tom Meek

President Tom Meek

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First Vice President Don Belonax

President Tom Meek

President Tom Meek

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Retired from Pfizer, Consumer

Product Division, Don Belonax 

has been a KB Coordinator

 since 2007. 


He also has delivered Source

 Books for many years and

 transports Unit 51 neighbors 

for Bingo.


His range of KB experience is well suited to the Office

 of First President, responsible

 for managing the Coordinators.    




1stvicepresident@karebears.org



Second Vice President Maureen Plate

President Tom Meek

Treasurer Nancy Dodds

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 Maureens's Kare Bears job is to staff, manage, and maintain the Kare Bears house  at 15383 W. Cheery Lynn Rd. along with volunteering in the house.


A resident of PebbleCreek for over 10 years, Maureen brings  prior experience as a Business Education  teacher and as a business owner.


She has been a long-time Office Volunteer and also  a Unit 

Coordinator since 2016





2ndvicepresident@karebears.org



Treasurer Nancy Dodds

Treasurer Nancy Dodds

Treasurer Nancy Dodds

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Secretary Susan Fallon

Treasurer Nancy Dodds

Secretary Susan Fallon

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Susan Fallon  brings her degree in business administration along with certificates in  leadership forum and public works to the Kare Bears board as Secretary. She has worked as business manager for a city government.    


Susan is also responsible for maintaining the Volunteer Database



secretary@karebears.org.


Health & Wellness Donna Blomquist

Treasurer Nancy Dodds

Secretary Susan Fallon

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Donna Blomquist is representing the Health and Wellness part of Kare Bears as a new board member. 

She and DeeDee Patrick, both RN’s, are serving as co-directors of Health and Wellness. 

Both Directors have stated a firm belief in the benefit of the Kare Bears Health and Wellness program to Pebble Creek residents.


healthwellness@karebears.org


Health & Wellness Dee-Dee Patrick

Publicity Shelly Carothers

Programs Teri Sellers

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Dee-Dee Patrick is co-director for Health & Wellness with Board Member Donna Blomquist.  

  

She and Donna are both RN’s.


They have both stated a firm belief in the benefit of the Kare Bears Health and Wellness program to Pebble Creek residents.


healthwellness@karebears.org

Programs Teri Sellers

Publicity Shelly Carothers

Programs Teri Sellers

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Teri Sellers returns to the board as Programs Director. 

She is responsible for recruiting speakers for Kare Bears Presents! programs, which are held on

 the fourth Wednesday of the 

month January through June and September and October. 


programs@karebears.org

Publicity Shelly Carothers

Publicity Shelly Carothers

Publicity Shelly Carothers

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Kare Bears Founder Rayma Scalzo

Kare Bears Founder Rayma Scalzo

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Kare Bears Founder Rayma Scalzo

Kare Bears Founder Rayma Scalzo

Kare Bears Founder Rayma Scalzo

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 Rayma and her husband Joe, moved to PebbleCreek in 1995 after residing in Phoenix for over 40 years.
 

After a life altering experience with Breast Cancer, she decided that her mission in life was to help people.
 

In 1995 she founded Kare Bears using brainstorming techniques and her marketing background.
 

In addition to Kare Bears, Rayma is the Founder and Facilitator of the Breast Cancer Discussion Group
And Founder of the Alzheimers/Dementia Caregiver Discussion Group. 


founder@karebears.org

Kare Bears Founder Rayma Scalzo

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