Gulf Breeze Will Do was formed to engage women in philanthropy by collectively providing grants to support nonprofits and initiatives serving the communities in the 32561 (including Pensacola Beach) and 32563 zip code areas. One hundred percent of the members’ dues are awarded by grant to support those with a heart to help others. The Board of Directors is a group of volunteers whose purpose is to collect and distribute funds through grants voted on by its members.

Thank You To Our Donors

Gulf Breeze Will Do would like to recognize individuals and businesses who have made financial contributions to support our organization’s operating expenses:

2023 Donors

Visionary ($500+)


Benefactor ($250 – $499)
Leslie Perino


Steward ($100 – $249)
Susan Hannum
Kathy Miller
Bonnie Witkin


Friend ($1 – $99)
Sue Bell
Theresa Espeth
Shelby Smith

2022 Donors

Visionary ($500+)


Benefactor ($250 – $499)
Jackie Barlcay
Barbara Fike


Steward ($100 – $249)
Kristin Amberson
Mary Dunne
Sharon Gincauskas
Karen Jurkowich
Leslie Perino
Sharon Wrynn


Friend ($1 – $99)
Sue Bell
Debi Bock
Ilona Borish
Judy Holmes
Michelle Covell
Marsha Garza
Sharon Kinter
Barbra Smelstoys
Cheryl Smith
Sherrie Snider
Barb Stahl
Amy Tavai
Lori Wendolek

Board of Directors

Leslie Perino, President

Leslie is a native of Northwest Florida and serves as chief operating officer of EW Bullock – a Pensacola, Florida based advertising and public relations agency. In her role as COO, Leslie is responsible for strategic planning, agency management and servicing key accounts. Her background includes more than three decades of experience in account management and media planning. Leslie is a member of Community Life Methodist Church, Impact 100, and serves on the advisory council for Central Credit Union of Florida.

Doris Mink, Vice President

Doris Mink was born in Mobile, Alabama, and graduated from Pensacola State College with an Associates of Arts degree in Business.  She began working at Gulf Power as a Cashier and moved through many assignments until she retired in April 2018 as a Community Development Representative after 46 years of service.


Doris currently serves as a board member for Liberty Sertoma and Assistant Treasurer for the Port of Pensacola Propeller Club.  She was, also, a member of Florida Economic Development Council. International Economic Development Council, Opportunity Florida, Northwest Florida League of Cities, NAIOP of Northwest Florida and NAIOP of Florida.


Doris is married to Terry Mink and they have three children:  Brian, Kristi and Logan and three beautiful granddaughters—all Brian’s.  She has completed 19 half marathons and enjoys her running group, boating and attempting to play golf.  She is a member of Gulf Breeze Presbyterian Church.

Susan Nitterauer, Past President

Susan was born in Pensacola, graduated from Southern Methodist University with a degree in journalism, and later in life from the University of West Florida with a Master of Arts degree in English. She is author of the fictional book Cold Case in Ellyson. Susan has served as a volunteer for Learn to Read, a member of the Pensacola Junior League, a committee member for the inaugural Gulf Breeze Relay for Life, a member of the Gulf Breeze Middle School PTO, and past president of the Gulf Breeze High School PTSO. She was also a volunteer with the Tiger Point Sports Association, the Gulf Breeze Sports Association, and various roles volunteering in high school football and baseball. Susan is married to Jim Nitterauer, and together they have two sons, Cole and Connor.

Kristin Amberson, Treasurer

Kristin was born in Philadelphia, PA and graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a BS in Marketing and HRIM.  She and her husband, Scott, moved to Pensacola Beach in 1989 and opened Pegleg Pete’s (1991), Sidelines Sports Bar & Restaurant (1992), Maria’s Fresh Seafood Market (2001) and Olde East Hill Grill (2019).


Kristin has served on several boards in the community, including Pensacola Beach Elementary Charter School, Gulf Breeze Sports Association, Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce, Wave Baseball, GBMS PTO, GBHS PTSO, and various high school booster clubs.


Scott and Kristin have three children, Jace (23) who graduated from Mississippi State University, Blair (21) who attends Mississippi State University, and Carlee (20) who attends Auburn University.

Donna Alley, Recording Secretary

Donna was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey and is the daughter of a Navy veteran. She has been fortunate to live in different parts of the country and overseas, but her family settled in Pensacola where she attended High School and Pensacola Junior College. Donna moved to Gulf Breeze in 1978 and retired in 2011 from her 36-year career as a Program Manager for the Department of Defense. She was awarded the Joint Meritorious Unit Award along with other commendations while employed for Defense Logistics Agency.


Donna is a member of Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church and has been involved in many volunteer opportunities in the community. She is a member of the Pensacola Fiesta Forces, and the Pensacola Beach Women’s Club. She was a member of the GBHS Lacrosse Board of Directors while her son was active with the Lacrosse team.


Donna is the proud Mom to her son Sean, an FSU graduate, her stepson Jacob and wife Emi who reside in California, and her dog Chloe.

Pamela Allen, Hospitality

Pamela was born and raised in Century, Florida.  Pamela graduated from Florida State University with a B.S and M.S. in Family and Consumer Sciences Education.  Her first job was at Gulf Breeze High School where she taught Home Economics for two years.  She joined the University of Florida, IFAS Extension program in Escambia County and spent 25 years as a Nutrition Educator for limited resource families.  She moved into the County Extension Director position and served in that role for the next 12 years in Escambia and Okaloosa Counties.  After 37 years with UF, Pam retired in 2019 and holds Emeritus Status as a faculty member from UF.  She has been a resident of Gulf Breeze for over 35 years.  She serves as a board member for the Rehabilitation Foundation of Northwest Florida, a volunteer with the Guardian Ad Litem program, a member of IMPACT 100 and the Pensacola Beach Woman’s Club.  She is married to Mike Allen, and together they have three children Hannah, Leah, and Naomi who all graduated from Gulf Breeze schools.

Noelle Poole, Grant Auditor

Noelle Poole was born in Connecticut and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Boston University. She spent most of her professional career in New York, NY working in senior consulting, media and marketing roles.


Noelle currently serves as a board member at Pensacola Little Theatre and is President of the Gulf Breeze Elementary PTA.


Noelle and her husband settled in Gulf Breeze four years ago. They have a daughter who attends Gulf Breeze Elementary and two rescue dogs.

Shelby Smith, Membership Secretary

Shelby was born in Memphis, grew up in Atlanta and spent most of her career in Louisiana as an elementary/middle school teacher and Director of one of eight Regional Services Centers for the LA Department of Education. Upon retirement, she and her husband Dan moved to Pensacola Beach from New Orleans in 2002. She has been involved as a volunteer and part-time employee at the Pensacola Beach Elementary School and has served as president of the PB Woman’s Club. She is currently a volunteer and representative on the Board of Directors for Interfaith Ministries, a testing coordinator for Pensacola Beach Elementary School, and is involved in several ministries at Central Waterside Church and Gulf Breeze Methodist Church.