Dottie Baer Garner and her husband, Bob, moved to Sarasota more than 15 years ago. Dottie has served on the boards of the United Way Foundation, Girls, Inc., Sarasota Ballet, and the Sarasota Orchestra where she served on the executive committee. She has served on the steering committee for Ringling College Library Association having chaired their platinum dinner for three consecutive years. Presently, Dottie is the vice chair of the board of trustees of the newly formed Perlman Music Program/Sarasota, Inc.