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Welcome to the American Beach Property Owners Association

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About Us

The purpose of the American Beach Property Owners’ Association, Inc. is to create, enhance, improve, promote, preserve, protect and perpetuate a healthy community for property owners of American Beach socially, economically,
and aesthetically, and do such other things as are incidental to the specific and general welfare of the American Beach Community as enunciated by the membership of the Association and its Board of Trustees.

The American Beach Property Owners' Association, Inc., (ABPOA) is a 501 (c)(4) social welfare organization. Think "Homeowners Association" without all the rules and regulations. This means that while it is tax-exempt from federal income taxes on the income raised or earned donation, contributions to ABPOA are not tax-deductible.

Membership is voluntary, unlike many more structured homeowners associations, and there are no fines levied for non-participation.


Board & Committees

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President: Pam McCorkle Buncum
Vice President: Mark Johnson
Treasurer: Beverly McKenzie
Secretary: Debra Morrison
Parliamentarian: Eldrige Groomes
Chaplain: Erving Gilyard

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Dr. Berta Arias

Dr. Beverly Davis

Janyce Dawkins     

Joyce Jefferson    

Andrew Johnson

Joy Lawson    

Tony Nelson


American Beach Water & Sewer

Chair : Tony Brown


Environment & Landscape

Chair : Erving Gilyard


Technology & Website

Chair : Debra Morrison

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Chair : Mark Johnson


Event Planning

Chair : Beverly McKenzie


Communications & Membership

Chair : Berta Arias

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Road Safety & Beach Preservation

Chair : Pam Buncum


Our Achievements

ABPOA: Committed to Preserving and Enhancing the American Beach Community

Some of the meaningful contributions that past and present members of the ABPOA have made to their community include:

  • National Historical District designation

  • Historical Markers

  • Improved Street Signs

  • Protection of Nana Dunes and Little Nana Dunes system

  • Beach and Dune Preservation

  • Establishing the American Beach Museum


We are currently actively engaged in efforts to install street lighting and fire hydrants throughout the neighborhood, and obtaining water and sewer connections for all properties on American Beach.

Local Partners

American Beach Museum

Friends of American Beach

Nassau County American Beach Neighborhood Planning

Nassau County - American Beach Water & Sewer District Advisory Board

Our Neighborhood



Street Names

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Contact Us

P.O. Box 6123 Fernandina Beach, FL 32035-6123

(904) 310-6696

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