Management and Staff Gear Up to Make a Difference Through Volunteer Opportunities
Meet some of Seniors and Services management and staff. Our success and ability to impact and changes lives of more than 2,500 at-risk seniors, veterans and children in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Polk counties annually is due to our staff, volunteers, partners and contributors.
Together, we gear up, get involved and make a difference through community service in the Tampa Bay area. Learn More.
President & Chief Executive Officer
(813) 932-5228, ext. 222
Send Tammy a Message
Tammy was appointed to the helm of Senior in Service in January 2011 following 19 years of successful non-profit executive management experience with The Centre in Tampa, including director of finance, administrative services and community-based enterprises. Tammy is currently participating in the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay’s Non-Profit CEO Leadership Development program, which will provide further CEO and Board development opportunities. She has 25 years of experience in the administration of funding and grants, including more than 20 years of experience in reimbursement contracts with the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County.
Senior Program Manager - SCP/RSVP
(813) 932-5228, ext. 237
Send Glarisol a Message
Glarisol Traspalacios embodies the mission of Seniors in Service. She has been committed to advancing Seniors in Service’s objectives since 2009 by minimizing risk, increasing efficiencies and generating value for both the Senior Companion Program (SCP) and Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP). Glarisol’s commitment and passion has lifted her in the organization from Coordinator to Lead Coordinator to Manager. As of April 2016, Glarisol has been promoted to Senior Program Manager for both the Senor Companion Program (SCP) and the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP). For over 16 years, she has had an extensive experience working with older adults in the areas of social service, fitness, community outreach and engagement, program development and volunteer management. Glarisol is passionate about working with older adults, training volunteers and connecting people for greater impact in the community. Glarisol holds a Bachelor Degree in Human Services and a Masters Degree on Management and Leadership of Human Services from Springfield College, as well as a Certification of Nursing Assistant. Glarisol demonstrates her greatest strength of inclusion and understanding with this quote, “Change is OK. We must move forward all together. I look forward to every day we get to help and serve each other.”
Senior Program Manager - Foster Grandparent Program
(813) 932-5228, ext. 229
Send Cathie a Message
Cathie Schroder’s professional background has been knit by the threads of advancing children in their education. She started her career at Allied Vaughn Communications, the largest provider of video tape duplication services in the US, assisting such clients as Disney and Seaworld in their creation and mass production of digital assets, such as videotape releases. Her thirteen years there included the merging of two warehouses and creation of a Just-In-Time inventory management system. In 2007, she became the Operations Assistant for the Centre for Women where she managed five facilities before also delving into grant writing and marketing. Cathie received her Bachelors Degree in Digital Arts and Technology from International Academy of Design and Technology. She came to Seniors in Service in May 2012 as the Foster Grandparent Program Manager where she provided stabilization in volunteer engagement. In April 2016, in recognition of her growth and advancement of the program, she was promoted to Senior Program Manager where she also leads the organization’s compliance team. Cathie’s passion at Seniors in Service is, “Knowing each day, we’re making an Impact. And it’s not just a one-sided impact. We’re making an impact across the spectrum –with kids, with seniors, with other organizations that help our community.”
Director of Marketing and Development
(813) 932-5228, ext. 228
Send Robin a Message
After a decade as an accountant with organizations such as NASCAR, PGA Tour and Tampa Bay Lightning, Robin transitioned to operations as the vice president of finance for IDEAL Software and Consulting and then as president of franchiser Ice Cold Air Discount Auto Repair. After 5 years of owning her own boutique advertising agency, Robin has turned her marketing and business talents to Seniors in Service. She manages organization’s marketing efforts, including branding and creating community awareness through media, literature, networking and special events.