Mary Gibbs, FAICP

Mary Gibbs has provided exemplary and invaluable planning leadership over nearly four decades in Southwest Florida. Her work has had a profound and lasting impact on the quality of life. Working in one of the fastest growing counties in the State and nation, she served at the forefront of an award-winning plan protecting the environment and future drinking water supply of an area the size of Las Vegas. She is known for instituting codes for design excellence, and citizen engagement strategies resulting in long-term improvement of dozens of communities. She also established innovative plans for Florida’s newest city.