Ann McKeel Ross receives 2012 Parke Wright III Leadership Award

1/22/2013 | Author: Elaine Terenzi

Ann McKeel Ross received the Parke Wright III Leadership Award from Leadership Tampa Alumni (LTA), a committee of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, at their annual meeting on January 22nd at A La Carte Event Pavilion. Established in 2002, the Parke Wright III Leadership Award is presented annually to a member of Leadership Tampa Alumni who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and made a significant difference in the Tampa Bay community. The recipient must have demonstrated leadership in community service, exemplifying vision, courage, example, initiative, motivation, selflessness, commitment, dependability and accomplishment. Ann McKeel Ross was recognized for her significant contributions to the arts in Tampa as an educator, collaborator, and leader. Ann has served as the president of the Friends of the Arts and Guiders; Chair of the Arts Council of Hillsborough County; Vice Chair of the Florida Arts Council; Director of the Southern Arts Federation, and was VP of Advancement for the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center.