Board of Directors

If you would like to invite an international officer to attend a club or district event, you can download the invitation form in Word or PDF. For more information about the Civitan International Board of Directors, please contact Rosemary Smith at, or call 1-800-CIVITAN, extension 108.

Expense report forms for international officers can be found here.

International President Duane Cappsduane-capps

Duane Capps is the Civitan International President for 2016-2017. He is a member of the Southeast Guilford Civitan Club in Greensboro, North Carolina. Since joining in 1983, he has served in a leadership role at all levels of the Civitan organization. His most recent position at the international level was Senior Director of the Civitan International Board of Directors in 2012-2013.

Duane lives in Greensboro, North Carolina with his wife Lisa (also a Civitan). He has been an employee of Pella Carolina, Inc. for more than 35 years. Duane and his wife Lisa have two children, Melissa and Jacob; and three grandchildren, Kyra, Breanna, and Aleah.

Contact information:
5104 Field Horney Rd
Greensboro, NC 27406-9726
Home: 336-676-4537
Work: 336-382-0508
Cell: 336-382-0508

International President-Elect Kendyl Masseykendylsm3

Kendyl Massey is the Civitan International President-Elect for 2016-2017. She is a member of the Volunteer ACTION Civitan Club of Maryville, Tennessee, and has been a Civitan since 1994. She has served in many ways throughout all levels of the organization, including club president, district governor, Region 6 Director, and geographical trainer.

Kendyl works as an executive consultant for CGI Management in Maryville, Tennessee, where she lives with her husband Michael Morgan.

Contact information:
2517 Red Wing Way
Maryville, TN 37801
Bus: 865-856-7448
Cell: 205-533-2028

Past International President Debbie Juhlke Debbie-Juhlke-Headshot

Past International President Debbie Juhlke is a longtime member of the Heart of the Rock Civitan Club in Texas. She has served as club president, district governor, and regional director. An active recruiter for Civitan, Debbie has built 11 Civitan clubs and eight Junior Civitan clubs.

Debbie works as a Human Resources Manager for Exfluor Research Corporation in Texas. She is a graduate of Texas Eastern School of Nursing and Central Texas College, with a Bachelor’s of Science degree. She lives in Round Rock with her husband Timothy, and has three adult children (Shay’La Harris; Arthur Bryan II, Esq., and Jonathan Bryan).

Contact information:
2339 Camino Del Verdes Pl
Round Rock, TX 78681
Work: 512-310-9044
Home: 512-244-3642
Cell: 512-762-2253

International Directors

Region One Director, 2016-2018
Barbara Holyfield
7753 Poplar Springs Drive
Meridian, MS 39305-8914
Res. 601-483-4234
Cell: 601-527-3948

Region Two Director, 2016-2018
Lana F. Suggs
8448 Finch Avenue, East
Jacksonville, FL 32219-3699
Res. 904-764-6094
Cell: 904-699-3415

Region Three Director, 2015-2017
Leigh A. Wilkinson
106 Forest Oaks Drive
New Bern, NC 28562-9082
Bus. 252-672-5482
Res. 252-638-2533
Cell: 252-229-2533

Region Four Director, 2016-2018
Patricia Jackowski
46 Milardo Lane
Middletown, CT 06457-4233
Bus. 860-424-5637
Res. 860-344-8622
Res. 860-638-8018

Region Five Director, 2015-2017
Lyle G. Armstrong
4 Briarfield Drive
Don Mills, ON M3B 1B3 Canada
Res. 416-447-3071

Region Six Director, 2015-2017
Dr. Leslie Benmark
2935 Morgan Road
Joelton, TN 37080-8734
Cell: 615-504-6764

Region Seven Director, 2015-2017
Senior Director, 2016-2017
Dan Brown
6204 Keyenta Place, NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120-3281
Res. 505-897-6928
Cell: 505-228-1553

Region Eight Director, 2016-2018
Linda S. Colley
3355 Rubio Canyon Road
Altadena, CA 91001-1525
Res. 626-791-3967
Cell: 626-688-7210

Director, European Division, 2016-2018
Michael Köneke
Beverstedter Mühlenstraße 13
D-27616 Beverstedt, Germany
Res. 49-4747-874025
Cell: 49-176-64432788

Junior Civitan International President

Cambron Bice
1480 College Street
Alexander City, AL 35010-3411
Res. 256-234-0213
Cell: 256-794-2675

Executive Vice President

W. John Rynearson, CAE
P. O. Box 130744
Birmingham, AL 35213-0744
Work: 205-591-8910, ext. 109
Cell: 205-422-6344
Fax: 205-592-6307
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