Merrie Lynn Parker | Member

Merrie Lynn Parker - Member

Merrie Lynn is a retired Manatee School District administrator.  Her family moved to Anna Maria Island in Manatee County when she was three. She was a local high school science teacher and school administrator. Dr. Parker was the executive director of a regional fifteen school district collaborative that focused on leadership development. She is a board member of the Manatee Fish & Game Association and a certified Master Naturalist.  With her husband, she hunted the Myakka area woods and fished the waters from Tampa Bay to Pine Island Sound. She is a member of the League of Women Voters in Manatee County serving on its Natural Resources Action Team and chair of its Education Issues Action Team. She serves on the boards of METV and New Tech Now. She enjoys painting water colors of wildlife and its natural habitat and kayaking the local tributaries and water bodies.