|John J. Raymond, Esq. President
John J. Raymond is a shareholder and
Managing Partner of Butzel Long's Florida
offices and is a member of the bar in both
Michigan and Florida. In addition to his
service to A.S.K.K., Mr. Raymond actively
contributes to the Palm Beach Symphony,
Delray String Quartet, the Bubel-Aiken
Foundation for Autistic Children and several
|Helen Wilkes, Vice President
In 1978, Ms. Wilkes found her place forever
in the history books as the first female mayor
of West Palm Beach. A former registered
nurse, she also was a city commissioner until
1992. In 1973 she purchased and renovated a
beautiful hotel on Flagler Drive and turned it
into the Helen Wilkes Hotel. Built in 1923,
the hotel was later razed in 2005. Mrs.
Wilkes is herself the proud guardian of a
companion dog and is one of the original
founders of A.S.K.K.
|Michael C. Graham
A part-time resident of Palm Beach,
Mr. Graham is a retired art dealer. He
serves on the board of ASKK to honor
the "amazing women who founded it."
He calls himself a "passive supporter"
but he has a strong dedication to
several animal related causes including
the protection of endangered species,
the Humane Society of the United
States (HSUS), and the International
Fund for Animal Welfare(IFAW). Mr.
Graham, who has been surrounded by
animals his whole life, believes that all
animals are deserving of respect and
that they "play a very big important
part in the world."