TAMPA, Fla. – The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay is pleased to announce that Michael W. Ball has joined the South Shore Regional Council for 2021. Michael is a Navy veteran and a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones.

In addition, Janice “Jan” Bassett has retired from the Council and we thank her for her many years of service.

The South Shore Regional Council is led by Damon C. Glisson and is made up of the following members:



  • Damon C. Glisson, Board of Trustees member, Chair
  • Michael W. Ball, Edward Jones
  • Debbie Caneen, Sun Towers Retirement Community
  • Barbara Capron
  • Sandra Council, Ruskin Community Development Foundation
  • Phyllis Elsberry
  • Karen Lanese, CPA
  • Linda Maslyk, Education Management
  • Karen J. Prevatt, attorney
  • Richard J. Rios, CFP

Our Regional Council members are ambassadors for philanthropy in the areas where they live and work. They provide local knowledge about needs and the impact of charitable giving in their communities.


About the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay

Founded in 1990, the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay connects donors, nonprofits, community and business leaders, professional advisors, volunteers, and residents to make the maximum positive impact in the Tampa Bay region. For 30 years, the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay has been dedicated to making giving easy and meaningful for donors as a way to strengthen nonprofit organizations and build a better, more vibrant community.