First and foremost is to educate our student-athletes. We provide scholarship funding to pay the academic costs for all of our scholarship athletes, providing them with one of the finest educations available anywhere. We are constantly building or improving our athletic facilities as well as raising funds for our scholarship endowment.
By contributing to the Game Changer Initiative, Gators everywhere can support our student-athletes and athletics program by directing their annual contribution to our facility projects. If you do have season tickets, you can contribute to the Game Changer Initiative in addition to your season tickets and receive bonus Loyalty Points that can impact your seating priority status. For those of our donors that go above and beyond to make the most impact on our athletics program, their cumulative philanthropy is rewarded with lifetime access into our major gifts stewardship program.
The Directors Circle is our newly revamped stewardship program deed to recognize the cumulative contributions of our major gift donors by providing meaningful engagement opportunities throughout their lifetime.
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Directors receive a lifetime membership in this society as an outward display of their dedication to the hundreds of student-athletes they impact each year. The generosity of our major gift donors has changed the landscape of Florida Gators athletics and it is our hope that their membership in The Directors Circle gives us the opportunity to properly thank them for years to come.
PhilP gators. Phil has been an employee of Gator Boosters since graduating from UF in and now serves as the Executive Director. He manages the overall components of the organization, has oversight of its operation and coordinates the major gifts program.
He is responsible for the cost efficient management of the organization's budget and assets. He is a three year letterman in football and graduated with a B. Phil and his wife, Taryn, are happy to work with the greatest athletic fund raising organization in America.
DougB gators. Doug ed the Gator Booster staff in and oversees all aspects of Annual Giving. He is a point of contact for Bull Gator membership, suite sales and courtside seat sales. He also has major gift fund raising responsibilities. RebeccaW gators. Rebecca ed the Gator Boosters staff in June Rebecca graduated from the University of Florida in with a Bachelor's degree in English and continues to pursue her Master's degree in Literature.
A native of Fort White, Florida, Rebecca has been a Gator her entire life and most enjoys cheering for Gator soccer, gymnastics, football, and basketball. PaulV gators. Paul ed our staff in and is responsible for managing all external affairs for Gator Boosters, Inc. On game days in the fall you can find him in the Bull Gator Deck area attending to the needs of our boosters. Paul also assists with Major Gift fund-raising, including capital projects and scholarship endowment. Paul is a proud Gator, graduated from the University of Florida with a B.
KyleR gators. Kyle ed the Gator Booster Staff in August and oversees the premium seating areas for football and basketball. On game days in the fall you can find him in the Skybox lobby attending to the needs of all the boosters throughout the skybox tower. Kyle also assists with the Annual Giving program and the Hall of Fame banquet. LizH gators. She is a point of contact for Bull Gator memberships, Bull Gator events and luxury seating. SusanS gators.
Her duties include being a point of contact for Bull Gator inquires, new memberships and event ticketing. Susan also assists the Bull Gator team with luxury seating contracts and Bull Gator events. CurtisH gators. Curtis ed the Gator Boosters staff in and assists with all aspects of major gift fund-raising, including capital projects and scholarship endowment. Ryan Schulman ed the Gator Boosters team in December as an Associate Director of Development for Major Gifts where he will be responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and eventual stewardship of donors whose generous support and continued commitment at the major gift level have helped accelerate the Gators pursuit of championships on and off the field.
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In his role with the Bulls, Schulman focused on the de, implementation, and coordination of a comprehensive annual giving and engagement program that promoted strategic growth amongst the current membership. GarrettB gators.
Garrett ed the Gator Booster Staff in November She works directly with Phil Pharr on Major Giving. One of her favorite responsibilities is the "Year In Review" annual publication. On game days in the fall you will find her on the 6th Floor Suite Level. She and her husband Eddie Bell have been married for 26 years and both grew up in Gainesville. Garrett graduated with a B. In his free time, Joey is an avid fisherman and outdoors enthusiast. JoeyC gators.
KathyCo gators. Kathy oversees day to day internal operation of Gator Boosters, Inc. MichelleS gators. Michelle ed the staff in March She manages the F Club, manages www. She serves as the chairperson for the Reunion Committee organizing our reunions for former players, is part of the Innovation Team for the UAA and assists with ticket-related questions for our boosters. Michelle is married to John both avid Gator fans and has a son named Asher.
ColbyS gators. Colby is married to Heather and have two children, Ella and Luke.
Scott Stricklin Athletic Director Gainesville. Gary Condron Ponte Vedra Beach. Danielle Dizney Smith Winter Park. Rex Farrior, Jr. Those wishing to access the meeting should contact Rebecca at RebeccaW gators. Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer, and send it completed and ed with your gift.
Effective as ofall contributions provided by the Matching Company in regards to tickets must be submitted to the Gator Booster offices no later than the season ticket ordering deadline. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of provides that no deduction will be allowed for any amount contributed to an institution of higher education if the taxpayer receives, directly or indirectly, the right to purchase tickets for an athletic event of such institution.
Therefore, there will no longer be a deduction for Gator Booster contributions that give you the right to purchase tickets after January 1, No portion of any ticket related contribution made after that date is deductible. The IRS prohibits us from accepting gifts from donor advised funds for annual booster contributions. The UAA holds the right to withhold or alter Gator Booster membership level benefits for any that it deems a broker. These benefits include but are not limited to the following:.
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Membership Team. Major Giving Team. Internal Operations. Lou Oberndorf. Robert Buckner. Williams Jacksonville. Myers John C. Gator Boosters W June 30, and Gator Boosters, Inc. Financial Statement. Gator Boosters, Inc. Financial PDFs.
Articles of Incorporation. IRS Determination Letter. Certificate of Exemption. Gator Booster Bylaws. Board of Directors Ethics Disclosure Agreement. Donor Advised Funds. Ticket Transfer Policy and Request Form. Transfer Form. Broker Policy. Football Letterwinner Season Ticket Contribution. Compliance Guide. Year In Review.