Two Ponte Vedra women named to Board of Trustees for Florida’s embassy


Florida House on Capitol Hill has named Ponte Vedra residents and community volunteers Pam Shore and Hope Hana to the board of trustees for Florida’s embassy in Washington, DC.

The board of trustees is comprised of civic, philanthropic and business leaders from throughout the state. Florida’s First Lady Ann Scott is the honorary chairman of the board.

A Jacksonville native, Shore lives in Ponte Vedra. She has been an active volunteer with Beaches Habitat for Humanity and its annual gala. She has also volunteered with Hope’s Closet, a thrift store that belongs to the Church of Eleven 22, and has been a licensed mortgage broker for 26 years. Shore has served as the vice president of SouthTrust Mortgage in Jacksonville and the vice president of the Parent/Teacher Association Providence School, also in Jacksonville. She has also been a committee member and volunteer for five years for the annual Tom Becker Golf Tournament for ALS research.

Hana is a certified public accountant and works at H. Hope Hana CPA. She graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, and received a master’s degree in Taxation at the University of North Florida. Hana stays active within the community and often volunteers at a local art museum.