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Waters Edge Home Owners Association, Port Orange, FL 32128

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Waters Edge HOA Board of Directors
Waters Edge Board of Directors

John Nelson

Jack Pollard
Vice President

Dennis Young

Rich Ware

John Meyers

Ryan Bolstad

Michael Bray

John Nelson, President Current Term: Jan 2019 - Dec 2020

John Nelson is a father of five and has lived in Waters Edge since Dec 31, 2013. As a Volusia County resident, Nelson is a graduate of the Volusia County Citizen's Academy, and served as a member of the Volusia County ECHO Board. John is also a member of the Southeast Volusia Kiwanis since 1999 and is a past Board Member. John has served as a Board Member for the New Smyrna Beach Chamber of Commerce. Professionally, John has owned and sold an aviation software company. Currently he is an attorney practicing in the areas of intellectual property law, probate, and contracts. He also owns two software companies. John holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Florida (1990), a Masters in Business Administration from Clemson University (1993), and a Juris Doctor from Barry University School of Law (2017). John is a licensed Florida Professional Engineer and is a member of the Florida Bar. In his spare time John can be found running, or riding his bike. He and his sons enjoy working on cars together and of course he fills time with the family enjoying the Waters Edge community.

Jack Pollard, Vice President Current Term: Jan 2020 - Dec 2021

Jack Pollard holds dual degrees in Aeronautical Science and in Business Administration. He has been working for Delta Airlines as a Boeing 757 and 767 pilot on both domestic and international flights for over 20 years. Jack and his wife Manuela, a volunteer on the Waters Edge Welcoming Committee, have owned several small businesses relating to the real estate industry, including a real estate magazine and a property management company. Since Waters Edge has a lot of families and children, Jack was motivated to join the Waters Edge HOA board to give these groups better representation. His goal on the HOA board is to sensibly protect the C&Rs, and to promote the safety and security of Waters Edge children as a top priority. Jack also serves as a key member of the Waters Edge HOA Budgeting committee, a responsibility he takes very seriously to ensure your dollars are wisely managed. He enjoys the outdoors, so you may often see him on his bike around the community, and he, his wife, and 8-year-old son Weston enjoy camping on a monthly basis, and are active in various church programs. They are pet lovers, with a Hairless Chinese Crested puppy recently joining their family.

Dennis Young, Treasurer Current Term: Jan 2019 - Dec 2020

Dennis Young serves as the Treasurer for the Waters Edge HOA. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Ball State University. Dennis has significant HOA experience, having previously served on the Board of Directors for both "Quiet Place in the Country" in Daytona Beach and "Moss Point" in Ormond Beach. He is also involved in our city government, having previously served on the Construction Regulation Board and currently serving on the Environmental Advisory Board for the City of Port Orange. He is currently retired, but his prior work experience includes being a Director of Human Resources, a Property Manager, college professor, and a business owner. Dennis has been married to his wonderful wife Peggy for 47 years, and their pride and joy is their son Brandon, who is Vice President of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and Vice Mayor of South Daytona, as well as their three grandsons Dylan, Dalton, and Zachary. His primary interests in serving on the Waters Edge HOA Board of Directors is to build and protect property values by ensuring the consistency of property appearance while still being open to new ideas to improve the beautification of Waters Edge, to encourage and build resident involvement and participation in the HOA, and to expand awareness and build the importance of the Neighborhood Watch program.

Rich Ware, Director Current Term: Jan 2019 - Dec 2020

Mr. Ware has lived in Waters Edge for the past 11 years. He previously was a resident of Trumbull, Ct. for thirty years where he was on the Town Council and also was chairman of the Republican Party. He has been married to his wife Rosemarie for forty-nine years and has two married daughters and three beautiful grandchildren. Mr. Ware is a retired IBM employee who now enjoys playing golf and relaxing on the beach.

Ryan Bolstad, Director Current Term: Jan 2020 - Dec 2021

Mr. Ryan Bolstad serves as a Director of the Water's Edge HOA. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of California, Davis. He manages the water mitigation department for Liberty Mutual Insurance and has been working for them for over 11 years. He lives with his wife Akaena, daughter Melany, son Ryan Jr. and youngest daughter Aaliyah. Ryan moved his family from CA to Port Orange for the health of his children and he couldn't have picked a better community to be a part of. He has been a resident of Waters Edge for over 2 years now. He is proudly serving the Water's Edge HOA board to keep the growing Waters Edge neighborhood safe for families and children. Mr. Bolstad enjoys golfing, fishing, boating and playing with his kids on the beach.

John Meyers, Director Current Term: Jan 2020 - Dec 2021

Mr. Meyers is a new resident to Water’s Edge community from previous Sugar Mill and Mt. Dora locations. He is recently retired from Seminole County Health Dept. as Director of Administration and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. John retired from the US Army as a First Sergeant in 1994 with 22 years active duty service and has lived throughout the USA. He lives with his wife of 42 years, Betsy, a retired elementary teacher, and has two grown children, daughter Autumn in Port Orange, and son, Wade in MD. John is excited to be part of the HOA team and a contributing member of the Water’s Edge neighborhood.

Michael Bray, Director Current Term: Jan 2020 - Dec 2020 (appointed to 1 year term)

Michael Bray has been an active member of the community since he moved from the Apopka area in late 2015 with his wonderful wife Jennifer and daughter Miranda. Since that time, Mr. Bray has served the community by volunteering on the grounds committee, focusing on taking care of the community's fountains and fences. Michael is a two-time graduate of the University of Central Florida, and holds both a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering, but his true passion is computer software engineering. In fact he is also the designer, developer, and maintainer of this website. (That's how he managed to get away with posting this picture of himself!) He has completed both the Port Orange University and the Citizen's Police Academy offered by the City of Port Orange. Mr. Bray hopes that he will be able to continue to serve the community better than ever as a board member.