Charles R. Gauthier, FAICP

Dedicated to the public interest and advancement of planning ethics, Charles Gauthier has served at the forefront of Florida's natural resource and comprehensive planning for 34-years. He was chief author of the award-winning Collier County Growth Management Plan, vital to the planning and design of Lee County's Florida Gulf Coast University, and at the state level led the review of comprehensive plan amendments affecting millions of acres. He has provided hundreds of presentations to elected officials, planners, and the public, participated on numerous statewide and regional committees, managed a best planning practices series, and helped prepare important components of Florida planning law. Inducted in 2012.