Monroe County Governor Appointee

Ms. Walters has 30+ years of professional experience in Florida. She is qualified as an Expert Witness in Florida administrative hearings and court proceedings; has conducted and supervised environmental studies, and developed avoidance and mitigation plans, in all South Florida submerged and upland habitats; has successfully permitted projects ranging from single family homes to major roadways and port facilities, working with all regulatory agencies; has extensive experience in design and implementation of public participation programs and review and development of comprehensive plans and codes; and has represented clients successfully with many agencies and government boards. She is presently a member of the South Florida Regional Planning Council, appointed by governors Bush, Crist and Scott, serving as chair in 2009 and 2015; serves on EPA’s Water Quality Steering and Technical Advisory committees for the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary; and served from 2000 to 2004 as a Governor’s appointee on Florida’s Acquisition and Restoration Council, which supervises purchase and management of State conservation lands.