The Foundation’s Board of Directors

Meet the great people behind the Taylor Haugen Foundation.

Brian Haugen


Father to Taylor Haugen
Wine Aficionado & Travel Enthusiast
“I like Pina Colada’s and getting caught in the rain…”

Kathy Haugen


Mother to Taylor Haugen
Wine Aficionado & Travel Enthusiast
Passionate University of Kentucky Fan

Jeff Jourdan

Past Chairman & Board Member

The Jourdan Team Realtors, Marketing Director; Luxury Real Estate
Active Emcee & Auctioneer for Events & Fundraisers
Realtor or Jourdan Team at Luxury Estates Realty Group
Stay Busy Keeping Up With Four Children With His Wife

Steve Burks

Board Member

Executive Vice President; Costal Bank & Trust
Okaloosa County Graduate from Crestview High School
Florida State University Graduate
Active Community Supporter – Boys & Girls Club; Lions Club; All Sports Association; Emerald Coast Science Center; Panhandle Animal Welfare Society

Kevin Bowyer CPA, CITP, CISA

Founding Board Member & Past Chairmen

Husband & Father of Three
University of Florida Football Fanatic
Practices Golfing Talents on the Weekends

John Sloan

Board Member

Retired Air Force; Retired Partner in Philanthropy
Retired US Air Force Lt. Colonel; Bronze Star
Lived & Traveled Through US, Europe, Southeast Asia & Middle East
Success in National & International Foundations
33 Degree Scottish Rite Mason, Knights Templar in the York Rite & Noble of the Mystic Shrine

Eddie Bird

Development Coordinator

Kellie Jo Kilberg

Chairman & Board Member

Iowa State University Cyclone Alumni & Jacksonville Jaguars Fan
Advocate for Our Military Men & Women
Family, Friends & Four Cats

Heather Kilbey

Chairman & Board Member

Two Children Were Best Friends with Taylor Haugen
Georgia Tech Graduate – Chemical Engineering
University of West Florida – MBA

Amy Meyer

Board Member

Mathematics Teacher; Okaloosa County Schools – Niceville High School
Niceville, FL Resident From 8 Years-Old
Graduate of Niceville High School
Two Son’s – Both in College

Elliott Politte

Board Member

UI/UX Developer – ELEAD CRM
Owner – Elite Webscapes

“I’m a big nerd who does nerd things.”

Jonathan Tallman

Board Member

Owner; The Tallman Group
Founder of The Tallman Group, LLC.
Board Member of Friends of Children Everywhere, Inc.
Worked with the Casa Bernabe Orphanage in Guatemala
Appointed to Serve on the Okaloosa Restore Act Committee

Foundation Ambassadors

Judy Haugen


Past Board Member – 2016

Richard Sehlin


Past Foundation Board Member – 2015 – 2016

Bernard Johnson


Past Foundation Board Member; 2013 – 2016

Philippe Miceli


Past Foundation Chairman; 2008 – 2009
Past Foundation Board Member; 2008 – 2009

Yvonne Freeman


Past Foundation Chairman; 2013
Past Foundation Board Member; 2011-2013



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