Liaison / Dept:Robert DeBrock, Dept of Transportation, 533-9425
Created By:Resolution
Date Created:8/28/1996
Number of Members:14
District Sensitive/At Large Category. 1 member appointed by each County Commissioner representing the 5 Commission Districts; plus 9 "At-Large" members appointed by BOCC which shall include 1 representative each from: local chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects, local chapter of Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association, local chapter of Florida Native Plant Society, an Arborist certified by the International Society of Arboriculture, Keep Lee County Beautiful, Urban Forester, Horticultural Extension Agent, Horizon Council and Fort Myers/Lee County Garden Council, Inc.
Financial Disclosure Required:NO
To provide recommendations & suggestions to the BOCC on certain roadway landscaping projects certain projects applying for funds from the landscaping funds program, & roadway landscape maintenance funding with Lee County.

Current/Upcoming VacanciesTerm ExpiresAvailability
At-Large-American Society of Landscape ArchitectsAugust Immediately
At-Large-Horizon Council RepresentativeAugust Immediately
District Sensitive #1August Immediately
District Sensitive #2August Immediately
District Sensitive #5August Immediately

Filled PositionsTerm Expires
At-Large-Arborist-International Society of Arboriculture
-Mr. Ronnie Simpson
August 2022
At-Large-Florida Native Plant Society
-Ms. Jennifer L. Evans
August 2022
At-Large-Florida Nursery, Growers, and Landscape Association
-Mr. Philip Buck
August 2023
At-Large-Fort Myers/Lee County Garden Council
-Ms. Debbie S. Hughes
August 2024
At-Large-Horticultural Extension Agent
-Mr. Stephen H. Brown
August 2023
At-Large-Keep Lee County Beautiful
-Mr. Michael G. Ekblad
August 2023
At-Large-Urban Forester
-Mr. Clark S. Ryals
August 2023
District Sensitive #3
-Mr. Albert S. O'Donnell
August 2023
District Sensitive #4
-Mr. Gregory J. Diserio
August 2024

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