Board of Directors
Fishermen’s Community Hospital Foundation Board Members:
Marv Schindler, Director Emeritus of Fishermen’s Hospital Foundation Board
“It is with great expectations that this foundation helps Fishermen’s Community Hospital to continue to move forward in serving this community with the very best medical service possible.”
Marv is a retired Army pilot with a BS degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and has lived & worked as a business owner in Marathon for thirty years. Marv has served on many boards in the community including: President of the Marathon Chamber, the PTA and the Hospital Advisory Board for over 25 years and with the hospital returning as a non-for-profit community it was natural step to form a hospital foundation and serve on their board.
Teresa Condas, President of Fishermen’s Hospital Foundation Board
“We need to have a financially sustainable local hospital here in Marathon. It’s important for all of us. I want to assist where I can.”
Teresa has 38 years in banking, 25 years in senior leadership roles. President of Centennial Bank, South Florida since 2009. Husband Loy retired, wholesale bakery owner 40 years. Residents of Marathon since 1998. Teresa spent 8 of those years with Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon-(healthcare). Numerous quality/process re-engineering related projects including Malcolm Baldridge award in the early nineties. Served on Fishermen’s Hospital Advisory Committee for a number of years prior to non-profit status.
Sherry Popham, Vice President of Fishermen’s Hospital Foundation Board
“As a business and property owner in the Middle Keys I believe that a local hospital plays an integral role in the value of both. My history as a past employee of the Hospital and member of the Trustee Board resulted in my being a strong proponent of the hospital reverting to its original Community owned status therefore I feel a responsibility to help support it in that endeavor.”
In the Keys since 1992, Sherry spent 26 years in the healthcare field, starting as a RN manager in an inner city Emergency Department and moving into Hospital Administration and Physician Practice Management. In 1998, her husband bought Marathon Boat Yard Marine Center and since 2000 she has been working with him in the business as COO. Civically active, Sherry has served several terms on the Board of the Chamber of Commerce, as President of the Marathon Economic Development Council and secretary of the FL Keys Airport Initiative. In addition she was a County Planning Commissioner and Commodore of the Marathon Sailing Club. Currently she serves as Chair of the Duck Key Security District Advisory Board.
John Repetto, Treasurer of Fishermen’s Hospital Foundation Board
John is a retired Executive from logistics and transportation industry. Former member of Marathon City Council. Been a resident of Marathon since 1994
Mike has 45 years of experience in business, finance and investments. Mike currently owns Marathon Shores, LLC and Marathon Capital LLC. He has been a resident of Marathon since 2006 and his wife, Lindsay Rabito, is a Realtor.
Barbara Wright served as a teacher, curriculum specialist, and principal here in Monroe County. She was honored by the University of Florida as a Distinguished Educator. As a long time Marathon resident, she currently serves as Trustee for Fishermen’s Community Hospital and on a Foundation Board Member. Barbara participates in various community groups in Marathon. Her husband Tom Wright is a local attorney.
Ronald Dalton, MD
Ronald, is a part-time resident in the Marathon Community and brings extensive knowledge and background in the Medical Field (especially rural hospital experience) to our board and Fishermen’s Community Hospital.
Currently Ronald is a physician at Gila Regional Hospital, Silver City, NM. He also has taught the residency program since 09/2014 and was faculty of the year in 2015. Ronald is busy and splits time as an Internal Medicine Physician at NORTHSTAR Health System, Iron River, MI as well.
Sheila J Cook
Sheila J Cook owns and operates The Art Studio located in Marathon. Sheila Has been in leadership roles for over 30 years. Sheila and her husband Steven Cook, Marathon City Councilman, have been home in Marathon for thirteen years.
Charles, born in Key West educated in Orlando and Gainesville, moved to Marathon in 1975. He married Leslie in 1977 and they raised their two daughters here. In 1987 he started his construction company which continues today. Charles was on the Marathon Volunteer Fire
Department for twelve years as a member of the rescue squad and a firefighter. He also has been a member of the Monroe County Contractors Examining Board for over twenty years.
Steven J. Smith, MD
Bio coming shortly
Been with Fishermen’s Community Hospital for over two decades. Over my tenure a Radiology/CT Tech, Radiology Director and currently Director of Materials Management. Presently co-chair of the Employee Giving You&Me Campaign and a volunteer at Fishermen’s Community Hospital Events.
Laura has been with the hospital twenty years in various management roles. She’s never lost her passion for the nursing profession or the hospital. She has grown with the facility and continued her education in the field. Laura will receive her DNP in April, 2017 which is a terminal degree for the profession.
Laura is a member of the local community and has been for almost twenty five years. Her husband is a local business owner and she has a wonderful daughter away at college who will always consider Marathon her home.