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County official , executive , marketing professional , public relations

Sallie Ann Parks, American county official, public relations executive, marketing professional. Certified accredited public relations professional. Recipient Athena award, Women in Communications, 1983, Leadership in the Arts award, Soroptimist International, 1980.


Parks, Sallie Ann was born on September 5, 1936 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Bert A. Rennie and Edna V. (Lampman) Moran.


Bachelor, Center Michigan University, 1959. Postgraduate, Michigan State University, 1962.


Editor Pinellas Classroom Teachers Association, Clearwater, Florida, 1967-1973. Subordinate teacher Pinellas County Schools, 1972-1974. Real estate management Clearwater, 1971-1974.

Business manager, 1974-1976. Executive director Pinellas County Arts Council, 1976-1981. Director community relations Mease Health Care, Dunedin, Florida, 1981-1986.

Public relations consultant, teacher Tokyo, Japan, 1986-1987. Director public relations and marketing Mease Health Care, Dunedin, 1987-1992. County commissioner Pinellas County, Clearwater, Florida, 1992-1996, chairwoman, 1996.

Chair long term care subcommittee National Association Counties. Bd directors Florida Association Counties. Chair District V Juvenile Justice Board.

Member Metropolitan Planning Organization Pinellas County, Pinellas County Arts Council, Juvenile Welfare Board Pinellas County, Community Health Purchasing Alliance District V, Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council Area Agency on Aging and Long Term Care subcommittee, Pinellas County Juvenile Boot Camp Task Force, Success by Six Task Force.


  • Certified accredited public relations professional.


President American Heart Association, Suncoast chapter, Clearwater, 1990-1992. Vice chairperson Clearwater Public Library. Foundation, 1989; president League of Women Voters, Clearwater, 1972, Philanthropic and Educational Organization Sisterhood, Clearwater, 1975.

Trustee Pinellas Marine Institute. Member National Press Women, Florida Public Relations Association (past president).


  • Other Interests

    Travel, theater, music.


Married Donald K. Parks, August 22, 1959 (divorced 1983). Children: Sheri Lynn, Steven Rennie. Married Alden Matthews, April 6, 1996.

Bert A. Rennie Moran

Edna V. (Lampman) Moran

Donald K. Parks

Alden Matthews

Sheri Lynn Parks

Steven Rennie Parks