Vice-President – Ginny Yates

Vice-President – Ginny Yates

Ginny Yates, CSA, CDP, National Registered Professional Guardian
Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company, P.A.

Ginny attended Florida Southern College and is a graduate of the Florida School of Banking. She manages PrimePlus/Elder Services that focus on helping mature adults maintain their lifestyle and financial independence.

Secretary – Beth Prather, Esq.

Secretary – Beth Prather, Esq.

After receiving her Master’s degree in Business Administration in 1988 from Nova University and her Juris Doctorate, cum laude, in 1992 from the University of Maine, Beth Prather returned to her home town of Fort Myers to practice law. In 2006, Beth earned her certification as an Elder Law Attorney by the Florida Bar. She was accredited with the Veterans Administration in 2008. Her practice concentrates in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust administration, guardianship, and Medicaid and VA Benefits. She was named as a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine in 2008-2018 and a Top 50 Women Super Lawyer for 2018.

Legislative – Courtney van Emmerik Lovejoy, Esq.

Legislative – Courtney van Emmerik Lovejoy, Esq.

Courtney V. Lovejoy is an attorney with Green Schoenfeld & Kyle LLP, where she focuses on probate, estate planning, and guardianship matters.  Courtney received her J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and is currently pursuing her LL.M. in Elder Law at Stetson University College of Law. 

Treasurer – Anita Robberson, RN

Treasurer – Anita Robberson, RN

Title:  Director of Nursing/Aging Life Care Professional

Company:  Able HealthCare Services

Credentials:  Florida Licensed Registered Nurse,  Graduate of Hutchinson Hospital School of Nursing – Diploma,  Bachelors in Health Science – Wichita State University

How long have you been in your profession?  RN since 1973, Home Health Nursing since 1982,  Able HealthCare Services since 1993.

Why do you do what you do?  I love helping people.  I love the relationships that develop when you work with people in their own homes, and working collaboratively with others involved in their care.  It’s all about the client and what’s best for them.

Bylaws – Nancy Starr

Bylaws – Nancy Starr

Graduated from Warren Wilson College with BA in Social Sciences.

Worked 33 years for the State of Florida, Dept. of Children and Families.

Private Consultant specializing in public service areas: Child and Adult welfare, Licensing of Child and Adult Care facilities, Policies and Procedures, Research.

Became a Professional Guardian in 2015.

Education – Danielle Dyer

Education – Danielle Dyer

Danielle Dyer is the CEO and owner of Right at Home of Southwest Florida, a home health agency offering homemaker, companion and personal care services since 2003 through-out Lee and Collier counties. Danielle joined Right at Home in 2003 as a Caregiver.

She was one of their first employees and quickly gained responsibilities as Office Man-ager, Director of Marketing and as Vice President of the company since 2010. She became a partner in the business in 2015 and in December 2018 she purchased the remaining stock.

In addition to her responsibilities at Right at Home, Danielle is active as a volunteer for numerous senior related social services in southwest Florida. She is President of the board of the Dr. Ella Piper Center for Social Services in Fort Myers, Treasurer for Parkinson’s Association of SW Florida, on the Home Care Association of America – Florida Chapter board, Social Chair on the Bonita Springs Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Committee, Chair Per-son of the 2016 and 2019 Florida State Guardian Association State Conference, a member of the Southwest Florida Coalition for Optimal Behavioral Health & Aging and has served on the Southwest Florida Palliative Care Coalition and Lee Elder Abuse Prevention Coalition. She is a volunteer for Lee Memorial Hospital as an instructor in the “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” program and is also a Master Trainer for that program. She also is a facilitator for the “It’s All About You” program—A Chronic Disease Self Management Course.

She was the proud recipient of the 2016 Lodestar Award for Professional of the Year, presented by the Collier County Leadership Coalition on Aging.

Danielle and her husband, Steve, reside in Estero with their furry children, a Papillion named Minnie and a Catahoula named Batty. When she is not volunteering, she loves interior decorating, going boating and hosting small gatherings with friends.