Liaison / Dept:David Wagley, DCD, 533-8502
Created By:Resolution
Date Created:11/29/1989
Number of Members:11
One (1) member by each County Commissioner, representing their Commission districts regardless of applicant's residency and six (6) members appointed as At Large members. The At Large Members may be appointed by any Commissioner. One At Large Member should be from each of the following areas: 1) a biking industry representative (local bike shop owner, active bicyclist or bike club member, etc.); 2) an affordable housing representative (citizen advocate, realtor or private sector provider of affordable housing); 3) and a walkable community representative/advocate, (urban planner, member of walking group, active walker, etc.). Representatives from the Lee County Parks and Recreation Department, the Lee County Sheriffs Office, Lee County School District, LeeTran, the Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Lee County Department of Community Development regularly attend committee meetings for the purpose of answering questions, providing information and input.
Financial Disclosure Required:NO
The purpose is to act as a general advisory committee to the Board of Commissioners with emphasis on bicycle paths and sidewalks. This includes recommending updates to a Comprehensive Bicycle Facilities Plan, reviewing and recommending facility needs, educating cyclists and motorists and developing a current Project Priority List as a guide for the development of the bikeway system.

Current/Upcoming VacanciesTerm ExpiresAvailability
November Immediately
November Immediately

Filled PositionsTerm Expires

-Mr. Derek M. Felder
November 2026

-Mr. Theodore P. Connor
November 2025

-Mr. Damon P. Shelor
November 2024
Affordable Housing Representative- At Large
-Mr. Paul R. Cohen
November 2025
At Large Representative
-Mr. Paul Benvie
November 2025
At Large Representative
-Mr. David Wheaton
November 2025
At Large Representative
-Mrs. Jane Bowser
November 2024
Bike Industry Representative - At Large
-Mr. Eric Spivey, MBA
November 2024
Walkable Community Representative/Advocate - At Large
-Mr. Stephen M. Jansen, P.E.
November 2025

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