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After volunteering on the PHCA Board since 2006, Alex stepped in as President spring of 2019. He moved to Poinsettia Heights  in 2001 but grew up in the neighborhood and went to Sunrise Middle as a child. He became involved with PHCA as a primarily because of the traffic issues in the neighborhood and was invited to sit on the board as he battled with the City Commission to rectify those issues. The battle still continues!


Jackson is our Association Treasurer. He bought his Poinsettia Heights home in 1990.  While making many trips from Chicago, he observed the numerous positive changes in our neighborhood. His permanent move to Fort Lauderdale didn’t occur until 2005.  Currently Jackson divides his time between the Studio3 Design office in Chicago and volunteer work in Fort Lauderdale. Jackson serves as 2nd VP on the Board of the Council of Fort Lauderdale Civic Associations (CFLCA) and volunteers for Green Your Routine (GYR), the City of Fort Lauderdale Recycling Program. Additionally he was on the Board of PHCA and coordinated the CFLCA and GYR efforts for PHCA. “The only way to make your voice heard is to get involved.” this item about? What makes it interesting? Write a catchy description to grab your audience's attention...


Ron is our former Treasurer and is the previous President of our Civic Association. He has lived in PH since 2001.  He is a CPA by profession and an avid volunteer in his community!   


Jennifer is the Board Vice President. Jennifer attended University of Hawaii at Manoa and Missouri State University, and served in the United States Navy for 6 years. She then worked in corporate America for 25 years, first in Pharma and then in title insurance, advancing to senior vice president and area manager before “retiring” to consultant work since 2017. Ms. Spillane has sat on the board of numerous non-profits including CREW and Orlando City Soccer’s Foundation. Ms. Spillane has been a Guardian ad Litem since 2017 and joined the League of Women Voters of Broward County &  she is now Chair of the Speaker’s Bureau. 

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Previous Board Members

We thank all of our previous Poinsettia Heights Civic Association Board Members for their time, commitment and dedicated service to our neighborhood and our community. Your vision, service and contributions to the Association & Poinsettia Heights is appreciated by us all. 


Tony served as the President of the Civic Association 2018-2019. We would like to thank him for his service to our community. Tony is also a graduate of the inaugural class of the City of Fort Lauderdale Neighborhood Leadership Academy. Prior to moving to Fort Lauderdale in 2016, he owned and operated a successful dog walking and pet sitting company.


​John served as our past President of the Civic Association in 2018. John moved to Fort Lauderdale in 2010 and became a homeowner in Poinsettia Heights in 2012.  He loves everything about our neighborhood and is always looking for how we can improve it.  John grew up in Miami and attended the University of South Carolina Aiken where he played soccer and graduated with a Degree in Marketing and Business Management.  John is a full-time real estate professional and has his Florida Brokers License and he is also proud to have graduated the Fort Lauderdale Leadership Academy.

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MIKE VONDER MULEN, President Emeritus

Mike is a Past President of our organization and has lived in the neighborhood (same house) since 1991.  An Urban Planner by profession, Mike is passionate about improving the neighborhood and surrounding business corridors. 

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As a pervious member of the Board, Lynn Cummins is very proud to have contributed to the neighborhood with the newsletter and annual block parties. Lynn is part of The Lopardo Group with Coldwell Banker Las Olas. The Lopardo Group has been selling and living in Poinsettia Heights for over a decade. She is looking forward to continuing to contribute to our wonderful neighborhood and may consider joining the board once again soon. We appreciate all she has done.


Jon is a previous member of the Board and has served in a variety of capacities over the years and still advises the board when called upon.     A resident of Poinsettia Heights since 2005, Jon currently teaches at a private secondary school and a local college.  We are very grateful for his ongoing service.

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