Naples Buckeyes

The Official Site of the Ohio State Alumni Club of Naples

Club Officers

Dr. Bruce Mousa - President

Bruce is originally from New Bremen OH, but lived for 30 years in the Worthington OH area where he was a teacher and administrator in the Worthington Schools.  Bruce and his wife, Sara Ann who worked at Wendy's Corporate Office for 16 years, "retired" in 2000 and moved their residency to Florida in 2002 where they now are on a full-time basis. 

Bruce currently works as a member of the Graduate Faculty of the Department of Educational Leadership of the University of Florida where he serves as the Coordinator for the online M.Ed. program.  Bruce has two degrees from The Ohio State University, an M.A. awarded in 1978 in Educational Administration and a Ph.D. awarded in 1991 in Educational Policy and Leadership.

Bruce and his wife have been associated with the OSU Alumni Club of Naples for over 22 years, serving as Scholarship Chair from 2000 until 2013.  They are very pleased that they could continue the work of the Club and look forward to building on the legacy the Club has now from the past.  Go Buckeyes! 
239-593-9196 or brusara@aol.com

Dick Ritchie - Vice President 

Dick is a 1959 graduate of Ohio State's College of Arts and Sciences.  He majored in Radio and Television Broadcasting and was commissioned upon graduation as a Second Lieutenant in the US Army Reserve Signal Corp.

Following his active military service, he had a diversified career in broadcasting, real estate marketing and management, advertising, and public relations.  Dick was employed as Planning Manager for the city of Columbus and served as a member of Dublin, Ohio's Planning and Zoning Commission.  In addition, he devoted twenty-eight years to the Army Reserve Program and retired a Lieutenant Colonel.

Dick retired from his position with the city of Columbus in October of 2003 and moved to Naples.  Dick is an active member of The Rotary Club of Naples and volunteers for Habitat for Humanity.  His hobbies include golf, model ship building, stamp collecting and reading.

Dick is delighted that the Ohio State Alumni Club of Naples is up and running at full speed.  He looks forward to helping make the Alumni Club "Better than Ever." 239-594-0868  or dcritchie@comcast.net
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John Goldsberry - Treasurer 


John is a 1971 graduate of The College of Wooster with a degree in Biology.  He also holds a Master’s degree in the field of Secondary School Administration from the University of Akron.  Although not an OSU grad, he has been an avid Buckeye fan for years. John completed a 35 year career in education in 2006 as a teacher, long time high school principal and superintendent.

His wife, Sue, who serves on the alumni club’s social committee, also completed a 35 year career in education, retiring in 2000 as a reading specialist. They moved to Florida from the Akron/Canton area in March of 2009 and reside there full time. John and Sue have two children, both of them graduates of The Ohio State University.  They also have five grandchildren. If you’re a Buckeye fan, there’s no better organization to become involved in.  It’s a great way to meet new people who share a common cry. OH - IO.  239-405-7068 or  jgoldsb181@aol.com.

Mary Florence Snyder  -  Secretary


Mary Florence was born and raised in Youngstown.  She attended Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and Youngstown State University.  After college, Mary Florence became a licensed realtor and enjoyed a successful 18 year career prior to reolocating to Naples in 2005.  Upon arriving in Florida, Mary Florence continued her real estate career specializing in new construction and golf course communities.  For the past 6 years, she has been an events coordinator, currently working for the homeowners of Marbella Lakes in Naples as their "Director of Fun".

Mary Florence has been very active in non-profit community charities.  In Ohio, she volunteered at Help Hotline as a Crisis Evaluator and at The Easter Seals Center.  She is a past president and held various positions of the GFWC/Boardman Poland Junior Women's Legue.  She was active in raising awareness and funds for charities involving women and children in the Boardman-Youngstown area.  While in Florida, Mary Florence has been a member of the North Collier Junior women's Club and the SW FL Activity Director's Networking Group.  Mary Florence is a long-time Buckeye supporter and is excited about helping the local Naples Buckeye Alumni Club.  239-273-9443 or mfm527@yahoo.com



Committee Chairs
 

Sue Robinson - Merchandise - sgrnaples@gmail.com or 239-777-2378  
Jim Scartz - Membership - jscartz@johnrwood.com or 239-877-9726 
Sara Ann Mousa - Social - brusara@aol.com or 239-593-9196  
Anne Knouse - Social - annieknouse@gmail.com or 239-495-3393 
Sandy Ritchie - Member Communications - sritchie55@yahoo.com or 239-594-0868
Adam Schonberg - Public Relations - adamschonberg@gmail.com or 239-207-2678  
 
 
Kay Drake - Scholarship - cooks4400@aol.com or 239-593-0925
Charlie Kerwood - Scholarship Development - ckerwood@waller.com or 239-250-4222
Sarah Smith - Buckeyes in Paradise Gala - dnssmith@comcast.net or 239-992-8670
Olivia Cavileer - Student Representative - cavileer.5@buckeyemail.osu.edu
Ron and Mary Lou Brenner - Volunteer Coordinators - nosnownow77@gmail.com or 239-513-0904

 

 

 

 

   

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