Briarwood Board of Directors
President - Gil Young
Vice President - Jeffrey Philips
Jeff and his wife Kayla moved to Briarwood in 2012. Jeff is a firefighter/EMT with West Manatee Fire and Rescue. He is also a member on the Manatee County Hazmat team, Urban Search and Rescue team, and a fire academy instructor at Manatee Technical College. Jeff has served as Vice President, and secretary for the West Manatee Firefighter's Association.
Secretary - Lenni Nilsson
Treasurer - Betsy Hawkins
Betsy Hawkins is a returning board members and is serving as our Treasurer. She and husband, Jack, moved to Briarwood four years ago from Sebastian, FL. She is retired from the accounting field. She uses her “free time” now volunteering at an elementary school and gardening, and enjoys walking around our community and talking to others. Betsy says, “I believe the goal of our board should be to make Briarwood a community where people enjoy living. I would like to help accomplish this and have the board become more community friendly.”