Racquel Sturgis serves as GFWC Florida Director-elect of Junior Clubs.  Previously she served on the GFWC Florida Junior Executive Committee as Corresponding Secretary and Parliamentarian.  She also served on the Junior Planning Committee for three terms.  Over the years she has also held many club leadership positions.

A native Floridian, Racquel grew up in Tampa. Twenty-one years ago she moved to Plant City where she connected with GFWC and found her club to be the perfect blend of volunteerism and new friends.

Racquel has been married to her husband Thomas for 25 years, and they have two children.  Her daughter Brenna is a freshman in college and Jackson is in the 7th grade.  She has been a high school reading teacher for 12 years.  She also worked in the financial industry for 18 years following her graduation from University of South Florida with a degree in finance. Racquel and her family enjoy traveling, attending football games and showing livestock at local fairs