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KQAR Board of Directors

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JOLIE MIGLIARA - PRESIDENT

Green Annies Founding member of KQAR *Growing up in Tampa Gasparilla has always been a part of my life. Even after 17 years of parading experience, its still a thrill. *My favorite part of KQAR is costuming. I love putting together costumes for new and current Annies *Married to Lawrence for 22 year we have two sons Lorenzo (18) Giancarlo (16) *Gemologist and sales associate for Mavilo Wholesalers
• Member of KQAR since inception.
GREEN ANNIES

LINDA CONE - DIRECTOR OF DESIGN

Founding member of KQAR • Gasparilla has been a Cone family tradition for 4 generations – guys in YMKG & girls in KQAR • My favorite thing on Gasparilla Day Parade is seeing all the Annie's with their "BRIGHT FUN smiles, boots, feathers, beads, hats and costumes." • Works as an independent insurance consultant & Enroller • Married to Rammy for 42 years, has 4 kids and 2 beautiful grandchildren who call her "GoGo". • Member of KQAR since inception.
Pink Annies

GRACE ALTIERI - DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

• Married to husband AJ for 26 years • An avid roller skater • Has been a paralegal for the last 32 years • Original member of KQAR • Enjoys traveling and recently climbed Machu Picchu • Favorite musicians include Prince and Mana
TEAL ANNIES

NICOLE POLSKY - DIRECTOR OF SECRETARY

• Married to Ethan for 16 years with two kids Charlie (8) and Emmy (6). • Worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 17 years and is now is a stay-at-home-mom. • She is a SPIN instructor at Ryde for Life Westchase • Enjoys the beach & traveling • Member of KQAR since 2013
PURPLE ANNIES

AMANDA MCDERMOTT - DIRECTOR OF BYLAWS, STANDARDS & COMPLIANCE

• Has been a member of KQAR since its inception • Tampa born and raised (minus the years she spent attending the University of Florida. Go Gators!) • Has been attending Gasparilla since she was a little one • Has a better half named Nick who has 2 awesome little ones • Dog mom to Molly • Partner at a Tampa based law firm • Spends a lot of time taking on new house and craft projects. If all else fails, YouTube "how to" videos usually come to her rescue.
Blue Annies

BRITTANY DURANT DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS & MEMBERSHIP

• She is a research nurse that currently works with robotic exoskeletons for paralyzed veterans • Enjoys running races and paddle boarding • As a former Army Brat, she is happy to have found Tampa as her home. • Joined KQAR in 2012 • Was originally a Pink Annie but changed to Coral when she became a Board Member.
CORAL ANNIES

CORTNEY CARPENTER DIRECTOR OF CHARITY & NEW MEMBER AMBASSADOR

• Joined KQAR in 2015. • Married to husband Ryan and is a proud Dog Mom to a rescued furbaby named Piggy. • Works in Administration at a law firm in Ybor City. • Graduate of University of South Florida c/o ’07 • Born in MN but moved to Tampa at 4 months old. • Happiest when she is cooking or crafting
Orange ANNIES