Game Changer Gathering with Wayne Daltry

Event date 5 Dec '19 18:30 - 20:00
Event location Unitarian Universalist Church of Fort Myers • 13411 Shire Lane, Fort Myers, 33912, FL, United States
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Don't miss the next Pachamama Game Changer Gathering!

Thursday, December 5 6:30pm Hobart Hall

Growth in SW Florida and Answers to the Questions You Were Afraid To Ask.

Our guest speaker, Wayne Daltry, is a cultural and environmental icon in SWFL - Come meet Lee County’s resident sage, futurist, historian, sociologist, demographer, and consensus-builder. He is a great storyteller and is sure to be entertaining as well as insightful.

He is a great storyteller and is sure to be entertaining as well as insightful. Before retiring as director of Lee County's Smart Growth Department in 2010, Wayne spent 27 years with the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council — 20 as executive director. He was honored by his profession with lifetime achievement awards from 3 professional organizations. Married, two children, veteran, churchgoer (on occasion), Rotarian, and voted in every election since 1970.

"A committed-yet-pragmatic environmentalist, Daltry is known for big-picture thinking, as well as conversational riffs on philosophy, history, politics, literature, geography and human nature." ~ Fort Myers News Press

Join us for an environmental journey sure to be an eye-opener! Coffee and tea available. Desserts and donations welcome.

Past/Present Honors and Associations:

Past Chair, CREW; Former Chair, Everglades Restoration Working Group;
Past Secretary, Calusa Nature Center;
Lee Children’s Science Museum, ECOSWF;
Leadership Lee and Southwest Florida;,
Sons of American Revolution;
Lee County Planning Advisory Committee;
Lee County Charter Commission (twice);
SWFCDC; Lee County United Way;
Lee County Chapter National Red Cross; (Founding member);
Florida Growth Management Conflict Resolution Consortium;
Former Chairman of the Southwest Chapter Florida Planning and Zoning Association;
Former Chairman of the Florida Promised Lands Section Chapter American Planning Association;
Former Conference Chairman of the Florida Chapter American Planning Association;
Former Chairman of the Staff Directors Florida Regional Councils Association;
Former Chairman of the Governor's Coastal Resources Citizens Advisory Committee;
Former President of the Florida Chapter American Planning Association;
Former Chairman of the Lee County Community Coordinating Council;
Former Chairman of the SWF Regional Harbor Board;
President SWFla Resource Conservation and Development Council;
Man of the Year (one of 12) Gulfshore Life Magazine 2002;
Local Government Official of the Year, Fla Beaches Assn, 2002;
George W. Simons Memorial Award (Lifetime achievement) by Florida Planning and Zoning Association (2002);
Pathfinder Award, SWFULI Council, 2002;
Fellow American Institute of Certified Planners (2004);
Lifetime Achievement Award, Florida Chapter APA.