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President – Tim Kohlmeyer                                   Vice President – Roger Ricks

Treasurer – Kim Botkin                                           Secretary – Marian Lavelle

Director of Events – JoAnn Kohlmeyer            Webmaster – Vickie Botkin

Director of Membership – Rita Turner  

Director of Small Groups – Alissa Nead  

Director of Communications– Marty Evans 

From left to right:

Rita Turner, Kim Botkin, Alissa Nead, Tim Kohlmeyer,

Vickie Botkin, Roger Ricks and JoAnn Kohlmeyer

Tim Kohlmeyer

Tim was born in Wisconsin and after spending time in Kansas was relocated to Little Rock, Arkansas in 1985 by his employer, Systematics. Tim spent 20+ years with Systematics/ALLTEL Information Services in IT management positions in support of financial services software and facilities management. Tim finished his business career working for Little Rock based Vestcom as the Vice President of Client Relations.

Tim and JoAnn relocated to Hot Springs Village in 2012. We became involved with Boomers Rock shortly after our relocation and have been actively involved in the club since then. Tim is a veteran of the United States Army and interests include golf, the Village Vettes Corvette club, boating and travel.

Tim earned his Master of Public Administration from the University of Missouri, Kansas City and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Pittsburg State University.

Tim and his wife of 47 years JoAnn are the proud parents of 3 sons and 2 grandchildren and love spending time with them whenever possible.

Roger Ricks
Vice President.pdf

Roger was born and raised in Lafayette, Indiana. Purdue University is located just across the Wabash River in West Lafayette and Roger is a lifelong fan of Purdue sports. He worked part-time, while attending Purdue, for Eli Lilly's Tippecanoe Laboratories and eventually retired 34 years later. His entire career was involved in analytical services and quality control with roles ranging from technical support to team leadership.

Roger moved to the Village with his wife Lyn in May 2014. Both are involved in numerous activates, with Boomers Rock being closest to their hearts. They have one son and two grandchildren living in northern Illinois.


Marian LaVelle


Marian is originally from Indiana, but spent many years in Wisconsin where her 3 adult children (2 sons and 1 daughter) and 6 grandchildren (2 girls and 4 boys) still reside. She retired from Harbor Light Hospice after working as an office manager for 13 years.

Marian and her husband Don moved here in April of 2013. We had 5 wonderful years here before Don passed away in June of 2018. I absolutely love living here in the Village and have had a blast participating in the many Boomers Rock activities.

Kim Botkin


Kim grew up in Kansas and moved to Houston at the age of 20 and spent the next 46 years there until moving to Hot Springs Village in December 2019 with his wife Vickie. They visited the Village in 2008 and decided this is where they wanted to retire. Kim worked in several fields including the grocery industry where he started as a sacker at 16 and over the years worked his way up to store manager then buyer before moving to Compaq/HP as a buyer then finally changing to the oil industry as a purchasing manager for Emerson until he retired. He has also volunteered his to to the community as a member of the trails committee and on the ad-hoc rules committee. Kim and his wife enjoy traveling to National Parks and visiting their 5 grandkids in Wyoming.

Director of Events: 
JoAnn Kohlmeyer
Director of Events.pdf

JoAnn, a Midwesterner from Kansas, moved with her husband, Tim, to Little Rock in 1985. Shortly after their arrival in Arkansas, they acquired a lot in Hot Springs Village in order to enjoy the wonderful golfing that the Village had to offer. In 2012, they bought a house and permanently moved to the Village.  JoAnn spent her career in IT and Project Management. She was a Systems Engineer for Honeywell before being recruited to join Xerox Corporation. She retired from Xerox in 2014 after 33 years.

In Little Rock, JoAnn was active in her church. She was a member of the Youth Advisory Board and made several mission trips to Honduras. JoAnn and Tim have three sons and are now enjoying their two grandchildren.

JoAnn enjoys golf, kayaking, boating, and social activities with her Village friends.

Director of Small Groups: 

Alissa Nead

Director of Small Groups.pdf

Alissa was raised in northern Arkansas but spent the last 40 years in Michigan after 6 years in southern California.  She loves living in the village.  Finding Boomers has enabled her and her husband Ron to meet so many great people.  She currently lives on the 5th hole of Nina and you are invited to stop in anytime. You will recognize the house...It has a U of M flag!


Director of Communication: 

Marty Evans

Marty, and his wife Janet, have been residents of Hot Springs Village since January 2018. Both Marty and Janet grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. Retiring from ServRight in September of 2022, Marty finished up a 40+ year career in Sales and Service.

Marty enjoys golf and is looking to get back into Pickleball now that retirement has begun. Both Janet and Marty have been members of Boomers for 4 years and enjoy the comradery and have made great friends since joining.

Director of Membership: 

Rita Turner

Director of Membership.pdf

Originally from Searcy, Arkansas Rita moved to Dallas in 1954 and enjoyed her life in the Metroplex with her husband, 3 stepchildren & 4 grandchildren. She began her career with Braniff International Airlines, which started her love of travel and continues to this day. She worked many years in the corporate world but life took her to other exciting opportunities later in life as a Professional Caterer, Massage Therapist & finally, Corporate Flight Attendant, traveling all over the world.

Retirement in 2018 brought her to Hot Springs Village where she enjoys gardening, cooking, dancing, fishing, kayaking & socializing with the many friends she has made through Boomers!


Vickie Botkin


Vickie grew up in Texas and Michigan. She lived in Houston, Texas for 39 years before moving to Hot Springs Village in December 2019 with her husband, Kim.  They had planned their move here since 2008 when they bought a lot in the village.  She was Vice President of Accounting, HR and IT for 31 years before retiring from a Houston area staffing company.   Vickie and her husband love to travel to National Parks with a goal of visiting them all.  Vickie enjoys quilting, embroidery, hiking, kayaking and reading.

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