“On a Mission” with Kathy Fleming, St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum

Each week on On A Mission, our host Penny Kievet talks to leaders from around the non-profit community. This week, Penny talks to Kathy Fleming from the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum.

The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum is a Smithsonian Affiliate and an AAM Accredited Museum with a non- profit mission to “discover preserve, present and keep alive the stories of the nation’s oldest port ™.” The nonprofit owns the Lighthouse and Fresnel lens and keeps St. Augustine’s Front porch light shining for the community. We serve with a host of programs for the community, including exhibits, maritime sciences, field schools, lectures series, preservation activities, and much more.

To learn more, visit staugustinelighthouse.org

Penny Kievet is no stranger to the non-profit world having spent her entire professional career as a teacher, principal, college professor, trainer and executive with the American Management Association and now the Executive Director at City Rescue Mission. Prior to her move to Florida Penny lived and worked in Heidelberg, GR, Kansas City, MO, West Des Moines, IA and New York, NY, Kievet has served on 26 for-profit and non-profit boards as director and Board Chair and has also held local, state and national offices in numerous professional organizations and currently serves on the board of Feeding Northeast Florida, Safe To Hope, Inc. and the Association of Gospel Rescue Missions national board. Some of her recent awards include: Girls Inc. Woman of Vision, The Jacksonville Business Journal’s Woman of Influence Award, 2000 Most Notable Women in the United States, Who’s Who VIP Professional, National President of Pi Kappa Delta, 100 Top Female Executives in the Southeast , National President Cross Examination Debate Association, Outstanding Women in the Mid-west, Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals and numerous sales achievement awards.