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IWA announces appointment to board of directors

By Staff | Jun 24, 2020

The Island Water Association recently announced the appointment of Kate Sergeant as the newest member of the board of directors.

Sergeant earned her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and her Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois John Marshall Law School. In 2011, she established Great Prairie Risk Solutions’ Sanibel office and serves as general counsel providing risk management consultation, litigation management and outside counsel services.

Since her arrival to Sanibel in 2011, Sergeant has served four years on the board of The Sanibel School’s PTA and three years on its Student Advisory Council, including two years as advisory council president. She has also served on the board of the Sanibel Community House and is currently on the board of Community Housing and Resources and chair of the Advocacy Committee for the Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva. Sergeant owns and operates local retail shop On Island.

“Kate is a civic-minded individual who has volunteered her time and leadership to improve Sanibel and Captiva,” IWA Board President Jeff Springer said. “We are pleased that she is willing to contribute her time and talents to IWA.”

Sergeant will complete the term of Dr. J. Bruce Neill, who resigned from the board on May 31.