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.
Chief Executive Officer
(813) 932-5228, ext. 223
Send Robin a Message
After a decade as an accountant with such organizations as NASCAR, the PGA Tour and Tampa Bay Lightning, Robin moved over to the operations side as the Vice President of Finance for IDEAL Software and Consulting, then as President of franchisor, Ice Cold Air Discount Auto Repair. Finally after 5 years of owning her own boutique advertising agency, she turned her marketing and business talents to Seniors in Service as Director of Marketing and Development. Robin managed all the marketing efforts of the organization, including branding and creating community awareness through media, literature, networking and special events. She has now been named to lead the organization, as its newest CEO.
Director - Volunteer Programs
(813) 932-5228, ext. 229
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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.”
Senior Program Manager - SCP/RSVP
(813) 932-5228, ext. 237
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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.”