Mary E. "Meg" Gale
Meg has consistently contributed to the Marshall Foundation's Summer Intern Program since its inception. In November 2008, Meg's Family Foundation, the Molly Bee Fund, agreed to establish the endowment fund for the Arthur R. Marshall Foundation's Summer Intern Program. Meg's philanthropic gifts have had a huge impact on numerous organizations, both locally and nationally including Grassy Waters Preserve and the Academy of Environmental Science and Technology at Forest Hill Community High School, now named in honor of Meg as the Gale Academy, in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Retired environmental lobbyist involved in 50 environmental legislations; recipient of numerous conservation awards, including 2000 Arthur R. Marshall Foundation’s “Conservationist of the Year” award; former executive director, Florida Wildlife Federation; associate of Arthur R. Marshall and Marjory Stoneman Douglas; Everglades Coalition “Hall of Fame” 2003 recipient.
Retired executive secretary and administrative assistant to executive director, Florida Wildlife Federation; associate of Art Marshall; co-author with Johnny Jones on numerous environmental articles.
Attorney, Interlachen, Florida; former student and long-time associate of Art Marshall (1971-1985); legal counsel to original ARM Foundation established by Marjory Stoneman Douglas in 1983; past president, Florida Wildlife Federation; served on numerous boards of state and local conservation organizations; professionally represented a host of conservation groups in organizing and resource defense efforts; president, Putnam County Environmental Counsel and Keyser & Woodward Law firm; University of Miami Law School, graduate 1974.
Steve Seftenberg, Esq.
Attorney-at-law, West Palm Beach and Chicago; specializes in estate planning and administration, asset protection and elder law; recognized for pro-bono work with charitable organizations and the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County; fellow, American Trust and Estate Counsel; chairman of professional committees of the American Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association and the Chicago State Planning Council; awarded "Builder of the Year" by Broader Urban Involvement and Leadership Development, a group fighting street gangs in the Chicago area; pro-bono corporate attorney for Marshall Foundation.
Susan U. Wilson
Director, Friends of the Everglades; Emeritus Board Membes, the Florida Environmental Institute; Board Member the Izaak Walton League; Professor Emirate of Biology and Environmental Science, Miami-Dade Community College; retired, trustee, Florida Defenders of the Environment; Former Member, the Environmental Regulation Commision of the Florida Department of Environmental Regulation; longtime associate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas and Art Marshall; contributor to 1972 Lake Okeechobee-Everglades Basin Report to the Florida Cabinet; author of textbook, Energy in the Natural Environment; M.S. Biology, University of Miami, 1974.