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Keri Morrison

Keri Morrison

Executive Director

Keri is a Palm Beach County native and the president of the Live Like Jake Foundation. She is married to her husband of 13 years Roarke Morrison and the mother of 3 beautiful children, Jake, Julia and Josie.  When she is not working for the Foundation she is enjoying every minute she can with her family doing all the fun things Palm Beach County has to offer. Keri’s children especially love to swim so they spend a lot of time in the water.

Keri has been a licensed real estate agent for over 15 years specializing in New Home Sales for the first 8 years where she was awarded with the 2006 Gold Coast Builders Association Sales Person of the Year award and 2006 Excel Awards Sales Person of the Year. Until recently she also worked remotely as a Back Office Assistant for a New York based investment firm for 9 years.

Roarke Morrison

Roarke Morrison

President

Roake has been living in Palm Beach County since he was three years old. He attended the Benjamin School from preschool to the eighth grade and graduated from Cardinal Newman High School. When he was a child he became a competitive swimmer and then joined a surf team for Island Water Sports. He was nationally ranked in tennis when he was a junior in high school. He was also ranked in the top three tennis players in Florida. He attended the University of South Florida on a full tennis scholarship. His favorite hobbies are fishing, golfing, and spending time with his wife Keri and daughters Julia and Josie. Roarke is currently the president of R.K. Morrison and P.O.M. Performance Coatings as well as a director of the Live Like Jake Foundation.

Janis Evans

Janis Evans

Director

Janis was a high school Mathematics teacher at Palm Beach Gardens High School for twenty-eight years.  She was also head of the Math Department for about eight years.  She received a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Oklahoma.  She was hired by Pratt and Whitney Aircraft in Florida as a computer-programmer following graduation from college.

She has three grown daughters and seven grandchildren.  She retired from teaching five years ago and now keeps busy with her grandchildren, substituting in local high schools, and helping with the Live Like Jake Foundation.

Heather Laughlin

Heather Laughlin

Director

Heather worked in the legal field as a paralegal and in the real estate and title industry for over 15 years before becoming the managing member of HRL Enterprises, LLC.  She is, first and foremost, a wife and a mother to three beautiful children as well as an advocate for many important political and social causes.  Her passion for God and helping others is what drives her every day.  She currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Live Lake Jake Foundation.  She also serves as the Treasurer for the Susan G. Komen Foundation South Florida Chapter and on the Advisory Council for the Place of Hope

Stacy Van Santen

Stacy Van Santen

Director

Stacy resides in North Palm Beach with her husband and three children.  After having her first child, she decided to enroll her in ISR Self-Rescue swim lessons.  She immediately witnessed the value of this program and became an instructor in 2008.  Prior to teaching the ISR swim lessons, she earned an A.S. degree in veterinary technology as well as a B.S. degree in interior design.  She also has an OUPV captain’s license.  She joined forces with the Live Like Jake Foundation in order to further her mission of preventing childhood drownings.

Scott Smith

Scott Smith

Director

Scott is a 3rd generation South Floridian. Scott is married to Christine Smith and he has a 16 year old daughter, 12 year old step-daughter and Addie their standard poodle. Scott enjoys boating, fishing, off roading and exploring the outdoors. Scott has been a licensed realtor for 30 years and earned his BBA in Real Estate and Finance from Florida Atlantic University. Scott is proud to work with Keller Williams Realty, the largest real estate company in the world. Scott’s team consists of his mother (45 years experience), Kellie Linder and Jill Sisson. They are proud of the fact that almost all their business is repeat and personal referrals.