Board Members

IMG_3377 - CopyMARTY PROCTOR
District 1

Education:
Purdue University, BS Engineering; Illiana Christian High School

Employment Experience:

Retired from a long and successful career in the electronics industry.  LED lighting, solar energy, energy management and sustainable living and recreating were the core passions during and after my career.  I have continued those passions through volunteerism and community service.

Board and other Participation and Affiliates:
Lake County Water Authority District 1
International DarkSky Association, Central Florida Chapter
Technical Lighting Expert Advisor
Groveland Parks and Rec.
Master Plan Steering Committee
Take Stock In Children - active mentor

Personal Information:
Married to Julie for 35+ years, residing on Lake Emma part of the Palatlakaha Creek (Outstanding Florida Water) for 30+ years enjoying the quality of life enhanced by living adjacent to Lake County water while appreciating the recreation and beauty every day.  

Term: November 18, 2020 – November 16, 2024

Trampis BonJorn
District 2

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Prior and Current Non-Profit Experience:

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Term: November 24, 2018 – November 16, 2022

tyler brandeburg
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District 3

Education:
Leesburg High School, 2013
University of Florida (BSBA – Finance, Information Systems Minor), 2017

Employment Experience:
Commercial Insurance Advisor – Brown & Brown Insurance, Leesburg

Prior Public Service: N/A

Prior and Current Non-Profit Experience:
Leadership Florida, Connect Class 11 Participant
Leadership Lake, Class of 2019 (Red Team)
Leesburg Lightning, Team President
Florida Collegiate Summer League, Board Member
New Vision for Independence, Inc., Board Member
Leesburg Yellow Jacket Booster Club, Board Member/Treasurer

Personal Information: Lifelong Lake County resident that enjoys exercising, spending time outdoors, attending UF sporting events, and being involved in the community.

Term: November 18, 2020 – November 16, 2024

 Robert "Butch" Hendrick
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District 4

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Term: November 14, 2018 – November 19, 2022

RICHARD DONOHUe
IMG_3376 - Copy District 5

Education:
Lake Sumter Community College
University of Central Florida

Employment Experience:
13 years as General Manager for an international food marketing
company.
20 years as General Manager for an environmental recycling company.

Personal information:
Member of local BPO Elks Lodge
Member of the NRA
AKC Field Trial Judge
AKC Breeder of Merit

Term: November 18, 2020 – November 16, 2024

Courtney Stokes
VICE-CHAIRMAN
Member At-Large

Education:
Leesburg High School ’04 
B.S. Plant Science, University of Florida ’08 
M.S. Agronomy, University of Florida ’10 
M.S. Soil and Crop Science, Cornell University ’16

Employment Experience:
Science Teacher, Lake County Schools, Tavares, FL 
Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant, Gainesville, FL/Ithaca, NY 
Sinkhole Investigator, Gainesville, FL 

Personal Information:

Term: November 14, 2018 – November 19, 2022

Keith A. Farner
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Member At-Large

Education:
Tavares High School 1979
Lake Sumter Community College 1981
Florida State University 1983

Employment Experience:
Keith is a retired Lake County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Officer 

Prior Public Service:
Member of the Harris Chain of Lakes Council and Code Enforcement Board Member

Government Board Participation:
Past Member of the Lake County Water Authority Board

Personal Information:
Married to Betsy for 28 years, Three Children – Amber, Adam, Alyssa

Term: November 18, 2020 – November 16, 2024