Joint Professional Societies 2017 Legislative Breakfast

APA Florida, Treasure Coast Section

#9119412

Friday, January 27, 2017
7:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. CST

Palm Beach Gardens, FL, United States

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Overview

Susan Coughanour, AICP, on the Board of the Treasure Coast Section of APA-FL, will moderate this annual session, which will allow members to hear first-hand the perspectives of our region’s Legislative representatives about the roles that planning and growth management issues will have in the upcoming Legislative Session. The legislators will respond to APA Florida Treasure Coast and other professional associations' prepared and audience questions on the upcoming session's addressing of the 2017 Budget, the Florida land acquisition program, Florida's water law and growth management, transportation, professional local government contracts, property rights and the state's economy. Members can enjoy a continental breakfast and help provide for an insightful "give and take" dialogue between planners in the field and our legislative representatives. The program has 18 Host Organizations, including the APA Florida Treasure Coast Section, allowing the program to be offered free for up to 300 registrants.

Speakers

Honorable Bobby Powell, AICP

The Honorable Bobby Powell, Jr., is the newly elected Senator from Florida District #30, and is the Palm Beach County Delegation Chair. He was first elected to the Florida House in 2012 and serves on several committees, including the Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Agriculture; Health Policy ... Read More

Honorable Jeff Clemens

The Honorable Jeff Clemens is the Senator from Florida District #31 and was first elected to the Florida Senate in 2012. He serves on serval committees, including Community Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education; and Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities. He has a B.A. from Michigan State University in ... Read More

Honorable Erin Grall

The Honorable Erin Grall is the newly elected Representative from Florida District # 54 and serves on several committees, including Energy & Utilities Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; and the Judiciary Committee. She is an attorney and received her J.D. from Marquette University. Read More

Honorable Rick Roth

The Honorable Rick Roth is the newly elected Representative from Florida District #85 and serves on several committees, including the Agricultural & Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; Agriculture & Property Rights Subcommittee; Commerce Committee; and the Oversight, Transparency Administration Subcommittee. He is a farmer by profession and has a B.S. in Mathematics from Emory University. Read More

Contact Info

Susan Coughanour, susancoughanour@aol.com