OSPREY, FL (July 22, 2015) Christine P. Johnson, president of Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast has been selected to participate in Leadership Florida’s 34th Class. “It’s an honor to be chosen to participate in this prestigious program. I look forward to interacting with a broad cross-section of leaders throughout the state, who care as deeply about Florida as I do.” states Johnson. “This is a great opportunity to learn from other thought leaders, and hone my thinking about land conservation in relation to other significant issues statewide.”
For more than three decades, Leadership Florida has worked to build a more engaged statewide community by encouraging leaders to recognize and capitalize on the strength that comes from our state’s rich diversities. A respected non-partisan facilitator on issues critical to our state, Leadership Florida brings together leaders who are diverse in their professions, heritage, geography and political perspectives, but united in their commitment to creating a better Florida. Building trust among our state’s leadership and facilitating their abilities to work together is the mission of Leadership Florida. For additional information please visit www.leadershipflorida.org .
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast saves land, forever, preserving those special natural lands that make our region extraordinary. Working with landowners, businesses, and government, they protect the character and natural integrity of the bays, beaches, barrier islands and their watersheds on Florida’s Gulf Coast. A nationally accredited land trust, the Foundation purchases natural areas, holds land preservation agreements and educates for responsible land and water stewardship in Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte and Lee Counties. Learn more at www.conservationfoundation.com.