Narelle Prew, Chairman
Originally from Australia, Narelle began her career in Sydney as a liaison officer with AAP/ Reuters. She spent many hours on trading floors training traders on financial information packages. Narelle transferred to AAP’s IT Department as a trainee computer operator, later becoming a shift supervisor. Narelle moved to London, England, in 1989 and contracted for Credit Suisse First Boston’s IT Department in London’s West End for 3 years. She then spent 6 months in Johannesburg, South Africa, as Sales Co-Ordinator for RTT (South Africa’s largest privately owned transport company). Narelle returned to England in 1993 and worked in IT recruitment, again in London's West End.
Narelle moved to Key Largo in 1995 to join her fiance. She volunteered in her sister-in-law's classroom at KLS for a year. Then she worked The Fish House Restaurant with her husband, and was an active member of Key Largo Rotary, Key Largo Chamber and BPW until their twins were born in 2004. Narelle has mentored for Take Stock in Children, seeing her assigned mentee through Senior Graduation. Narelle's children attended TVM from 3rd Grade, graduating 8th Grade in 2018. Narelle joined the Board in 2013.
Rosie Donnelly, Board VIce Chairmain
Suzanne Holmquist, Board of Directors Secretary
Denise Cano, HR Committee
Ms. Cano is a Human Resources & Benefits System Analyst for ADP TotalSoure, Inc., a Professional Employer Organization division of Automatic Data Processing. She has held multiple positions during her 17 year tenure at ADP advancing her career in the Health and Welfare management industry. In addition, she provides directional assistance and support to Kidworks USA, Inc., a family owned Quality Counts 5 Star, Apple Gold Seal, NAEYC accredited private preschool licensed to provide more than 300 children with child care services ranging from infant to VPK, along with a private kindergarten and after school and summer camp program to the residents of Miami Lakes and surrounding areas. She was born and raised in Miami and spending most of her summers as a child enjoying the life offered by living in the FL Keys, Denise moved to Islamorada in 2009 with her husband after completing their dream of building a home where they could raise their two children in an environment similar to when they were children. She currently works from home providing her the ability to be an active member in her children’s education and joined the board at TVM in 2013.
Charles Borders, Facilities Committee
Charles Borders is a Branch Chief with the National Park Service, Transportation Division for the last 12 years and Program Manager for the Tamiami Trail Next Steps 2.6 mile bridge projects. Prior to moving to the Keys in 2015, he worked for the last 23 years of in the National Capital Region Office in Washington, D.C. A graduate from Ball State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture. Registered Landscape Architect and a certified Project Management Professional with 29 years of professional experience. Has oversight of projects in the National Capital and Southeast Regions. With 25 years of experience with the National Park Service, he assists with the implementation of the FHWA-Park Roads and Parkways Program in the National Parks. He has two children currently attending Treasure Village, and a TVM graduate at Coral Shores High School. Wife, Kathie Borders is a TVM teacher. Charles is also the CSHS girls Assistant Volleyball Coach.
Frederick Matthews, Finance Committee
Maureen McDonough, SAC Committee
Maureen McDonough brings to the TVM Board of Directors 31 years of experience as teacher, professor, and administrator in educational settings ranging through middle school, high school, undergraduate and graduate levels. She is a professor emerita at the Community College of Baltimore County where she worked for 21 years, retiring as Director of Teacher Education. During that time, she served in a variety of leadership positions in professional educational organizations, including the presidency of the Maryland Association of Teacher Educators (MATE). She holds a B.A. from Syracuse University, a M.Ed. from Boston University, and a Ph.D in Educational Policy and Leadership from the University of Maryland.
She is married to a retired Army officer, with whom she raised three children while moving to various posts throughout the U.S. and Europe. During those years, Dr. McDonough served as room mother, PTO President, school newsletter editor, and t-ball coach. The McDonoughs have six grandchildren, two of whom attend TVM and are thriving in the challenging and supportive environment the school provides.
Dr. McDonough currently serves as Chair of the TVM School Advisory Committee (SAC).