About Tallahassee Irish Society

The Tallahassee Irish Society’s exclusive activity is promoting Irish and Celtic heritage and history through cultural and social events in the greater Tallahassee community. The Society is non-political, non-religious, and not-for-profit 501(c)(3).

2014 – 2015 Board Members

John Terrel, President

Ken Winker, Vice President

Susan Philbrick, Secretary & Parade Director

Jacquie Hume, Treasurer

Dianne Nagle, Past President

Mike Sheridan, Founding Member

Tim Kerns, Sligo, Ireland Sister City Program Director

David Jones, Tallahassee Step Dancers Director

Gary Stilwell, Irish Repertory Theater Director

Tom Lynch, Director and TIS Website Developer

Sean McGlynn, Director & Bagpiper

Joann Milford, Director

Rick Miner, Director & Festival Emcee

Bruce Moore, Director

Jim O’Brien, Director

Jay Scott, Director

Christine Reilly, Director

Kathleen Rose, Director

Past Grand Marshals of the St. Patrick’s Parades

2016 David and Shannon Johns, Founder of the Tallahassee Step Dancers

2015 Tom Gallagher, Chief Financial Officer/State of Florida

2014 Dianne Nagle & Bill Pickron, Owners of Lithohaus Printers & Mailhaus, Inc., and 25 Year Members of TIS

2013 Jack Madden, Founder of Tallahassee St. Patrick’s Parades

2012 Mike Sheridan, Founder of Emerald Isle/Tallahassee Irish Society

2011 John Marks, Mayor, City of Tallahassee

Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda, Florida State Representative

Cliff Thael, Leon County Commissioner

Cllr Jim McGarry, Mayor, Sligo, Ireland

Jonathan McGoldrick, Mayor, Sligo, Ireland

Tom McSharey, Mayor, Sligo, Ireland

John Paul Baily, Tallahassee City Commissioner

Reubin O’Donovan Askew, Governor, State of Florida

Peg Murray, 1st Grand Marshal