Below is a list to our recent speakers:

4//2018– Guest Speaker: Larry Schmidt, P.E  ( of Diamond Plastics Corporation.

3/4/2018 –Guest Speaker: Johnny Richardson from Leon County Water Quality Monitoring Program presenting on their work to keep the water clean in our 13 lakes, 27 streams and 2 river systems here in Leon County.

1/7/2018 Megan E. Doherty, AICP is the Principal Planner for the Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency and believes great, inclusive public spaces are essential for successful cities. An experienced project manager, Megan recently led the development and implementation of Tallahassee’s first protected bike lane network, which in 2016 was named the #3 Best New Bike Lane in the US by People for Bikes. Megan developed her love of cities while working for Florida State University in London, where she experienced firsthand the joy and benefits of places designed for people.

Dan Scheer, P.E., Design & Construction Manager for the Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency earned his bachelor and master’s degree in Engineering from the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering.  He has 20+ years of experience in Transportation Engineering, in both the private and public sector, including seven years at FDOT Central Office.

They will be presenting on the work program for Blueprint.

10/4/2018– Guest Speaker: Jon Hansen with Wagners Topic: Composite Fibre Technologies. Composite Fibre Technologies that is utilized in pedestrian infrastructure and small to medium span bridges.

9/6/2018– Guest Speaker: Jeremiah Slaymaker with Wantman Group Topic: Emerging technology that is utilized in the Geospatial industry. The topics include mobile LiDAR, static LiDAR, drone mapping, and unmanned bathymetric surveying.

8/7/2018– Guest Speaker: Kyle Brown with DRMP Topic:“Acension Island Runway Project”. case study of the full-depth runway replacement design for Ascension Auxiliary Airfield. Located 500 miles below the equator in the South Atlantic Ocean,.

2/1/2018– Guest Speaker: Mary Anne Koos (FDOT) Topic: Florida Greenbook Updates and FHWA revisions. The presentation will cover This will cover the updates to the Florida Green book.

1/8/2018– Guest Speakers: Charlie Johnson with Wood and Partners and Ben Lennon with DRMP. The topic will focus on Phase 6 of the Magnolia Trail Project. The presentation showed the project frm concept to construction and all the way to completion. They spoke about the benefits of this project to the community and the multimodal connection within south Tallahassee.

2/2/2023 –Guest speaker Randy Shane from Asphalt Paving Systems, Inc. This presentation will be focused on cape seal over asphalt roads and fog seal over open graded hot mix roads.

6/1/2023 -Guest speakers Brian Bradshaw from the City of Tallahassee and Kevin Peters from Leon County. This presentation will be focused on both the City of Tallahassee and Leon County emergency management plans and procedures as an official kick-off to the 2023 hurricane season.

7/6/2023 –Guest speakers Gevin McDaniel, P.EGevin has over 25 years of experience in structural and civil engineering. His career has been equally split between the public and private sector. He is currently employed part-time with HNTB Corporation as a Senior Technical Advisor. In addition, he is launching a new and innovative product line to improve the safety of pedestrians traveling through work zones.

8/3/2023 –Guest speakers Mariben Espiritu Andersen and Ben Cowart from Michael Baker International. This meeting will be a presentation and site visit for the new solar farms at the Tallahassee International Airport (TLH). The TLH solar farm is currently the nation’s and world’s largest airport solar farm at 320 acres. The meeting will consist of a presentation from 11:45 am to 12:30 pm followed, for those who are able to stay, by a site visit of the solar farms from 12:30 pm to approximately 1:45 pm.

10/5/2023 – Guest Speaker Mary Jane Haden and Jennifer Green from Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Central Office. This presentation will be focused on Transportation Resilience – FAQ and Lessons Learned.