January 2022 (Second Term)
John is retired from United Parcel Service and the UPS Airline with over 36 years of service. He is currently appointed to the Bald Head Island Transportation Authority, serving a three-year term. John serves as a Board of Director member for the Cape Fear Region Boy Scouts of America; Board member for the HALO for Freedom Warrior Foundation; Board member serving on Bald Head Association; and Public Safety volunteer for 14 years, with numerous FEMA certifications. He has previously served on the BHI Chapel Board and was Mayor Pro Tempore for four years prior to the loss of his wife.
John is the recipient of the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, ambassador for the state of North Carolina, presented to him by Governor Pat McCrory. He enjoys fishing, international travel, long walks on our beautiful beaches and remodeling projects that keep him active.
John says, “BHI is a special gem being discovered more and more each year. We must plan wisely for the greater good of the Island, as growth is inevitable. Our charge is stewardship — ensuring preservation and conservation.”
January 2020 (First Term)
Anne is currently co-owner of Bald Head Island TLC Rentals and formerly a broadcast journalist. She received her MA, University of Iowa.
Since moving to Bald Head Island in 2003, I’ve been fortunate to work with many of the island entities as a member of the Village Fire Department, Beach Committee, and Planning Board; member of the Conservancy Board of Directors; Chair of the BHI Club Recreation Committee and President of the Croquet Club; member of the Village Chapel Wedding Guild; and former President of the BHA as well as chair of the Communication, Education, and Recreation Committee, the Architectural Review Committee and the Long Range Planning Committee. Anne is married to Michael Boozell who is co-owner with Anne of Bald Head Island TLC Rentals, as well as a Real Estate Broker with Atlantic Realty Professionals, Michael was formerly a Sales executive, Marriott Corporation.
After growing up in the land-locked Midwest, her favorite activity is walking the beautiful Bald Head Beaches, especially with her Golden Retriever, Sadie. She also enjoys reading, croquet, cooking, and Bridge.
January 2021 (First Term)
Robert has over 37 years of experience in the international financial sector and a proven track record of successfully managing over $15 billion of large-scale international project financings, particularly in emerging markets. He holds MBA degrees in Finance from the University of Chicago and the Katholieke Universiteit Te Leuven in Belgium, as well as a BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.
Robert and his wife, Debra, first started visiting Bald Head Island during the summer months in 1989 with their two children and have owned a home in Braemar since 2002.
He says, "My wife and I were attracted to the island because of the pursuit of controlled, thoughtful development, taking into consideration respect for the natural environment."
January 2021 (First Term)
Alan practiced law for 47 years as a trial lawyer. He served in the United States Navy JAGC as a trial lawyer from 1968-1970. Thereafter, he returned to Columbus, Ohio, and started practicing with a small, local law firm that in 1988 merged into a large, international law firm. He then transferred to our Miami office for three years and then our DC office for the last 20 years of his practice. From 1970-2014, he tried lawsuits for individuals, small businesses, and large national and international businesses. He tried almost every type of civil and criminal lawsuit there is to juries and judges all over United States.
His education includes Miami University, Oxford, Ohio-BA-1964; Ohio State University-Law Degree-1967; and George Washington University-LLM-1998, Patent and Intellectual Property Law.
Alan has been a part of BHI since 2001. He says, "The future of BHI is very important to me. I want to assist in making BHI continue to grow and prosper while still retaining the incredible uniqueness it has. It is a pearl in the ocean, and I want to help keep it that way."
F. A. McLeod
January 2020 (First Term)
F. A. was an Adjunct Professor at Shorter University in Rome, GA. Prior to that, she was Principal at Berkeley Lake Elementary in Gwinnett County, GA, and Assistant Principal at Camp Creek Elementary in Lilburn, GA. A teacher since 1986, F. A. taught at R. W. Craig Elementary in Lawrenceville, GA, and at R. L. Norton Elementary in Snellville, GA.
Her education includes a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from NOVA Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL; a Specialist Degree in Early Childhood Education from University of Georgia in Athens, GA; a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA; an Elementary Education Teaching Certificate from Saint Mary’s College in South Bend, IN; and a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Telecommunications concentration from University of Notre Dame in South Bend, IN.
F. A. and her husband, Dixon, moved to the Island as full-time residents in 2012. She is a volunteer with the Village of BHI’s Public Safety Department in the role of an interior firefighter and first responder. She has served on the Village Chapel’s Board of Directors and volunteers at the BHI Conservancy.
A. John Kinney
January 2022 (First Term)
John is a vice-president of supply chain & logistics for an electronics manufacturing company and has worked in the high-tech industry, mostly for Silicon Valley-based companies, for 29 years. He has been involved in the establishment and management of manufacturing facilities in various locations in the United States, Mexico and Brazil. He graduated from West Point with a mechanical engineering degree and served seven years on active duty as an officer in the US Army in Korea, the First Ranger Battalion and in Germany, followed by 14 years in the Army Reserve. He was a Scout leader for 11 years and has two sons who are Eagle Scouts.
John and his wife, Elizabeth, have lived in North Carolina for 26 years, and they first bought a home on Bald Head Island in 2014. They have lived full-time on BHI for over two years, and he has been a member of BHA’s Resource Conservation and Beautification Committee (RCB) and serves on the Village Environmental Task Force. John enjoys sailing. He and Elizabeth took their boat to the Bahamas last year and have additional trips planned. John and Elizabeth love living on Bald Head Island and have enjoyed getting involved as volunteers to become an active part of the BHI community.
John and Elizabeth decided to buy a house at BHI within a week of their first visit to the Island because of its beauty and the many wonderful features that make it unique. Now that they are residents, they have come to realize that the people of Bald Head Island are every bit as special as the Island itself.
John says: “Bald Head Island is the perfect blend of controlled development and natural beauty, and I want to help preserve and enhance the elements that attracted us to it in the first place.”