Past Speakers

Past Speakers

June 9, 2016–Cart Blackwell

Cartledge Weeden Blackwell, III Cartledge Weeden Blackwell, III was born in Selma, Alabama. Blackwell is the Assistant Director of the Mobile Historic Development Commission. His scholarly focus is on the

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June 2, 2016–Kate Carver / Dumas Wesley Center

Kate Carver Biography Kate Carver holds a bachelor of arts in English from University of Wisconsin – Madison. She has spent most of her career in the non-profit sector where

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May 26, 2016–Tom McGehee / The Mobile County Health Dept.-200 Years of Local Leaders

Program: The Mobile Health Department: Celebrating 200 Years of Community Leaders Mobile has the distinction of having a Health Department which is older than the state of Alabama. Over the

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May 19, 2016–Judge Edmond Naman / NEST Project

Judge Edmond G. Naman has served as presiding Juvenal Court judge since 2007. A native of Mobile, he attended UMS Preparatory School, The University of South Alabama and Jones School

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May 12, 2016–Al Hutchinson– Visit Mobile

Bio of Al Hutchinson Having served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at the Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau for more than 11 years, Al Hutchinson assumed the

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May 5, 2016–Watt Key

Albert Watkins (Watt) Key, Jr. 220 Saint Michael Street Mobile, AL 36602 wkey@wattkey.com http://www.wattkey.com Watt Key is an award-winning southern fiction novelist, screenwriter, and speaker. His debut novel, ALABAMA MOON,

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Apr. 28, 2016–John Eads / Light of the Village

LIGHT OF THE VILLAGE Officers Founder/ Executive Director: John Eads grew up in New Mexico, and at the age of 14, he became a cadet at New Mexico Military Institute

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Apr. 14, 2016–Dr. John Valentine / Dauphin Island Sea Lab

Dr. John Valentine, Executive Director Dauphin Island Sea Lab Biographical Information Dr. John Valentine serves as the Executive Director of the Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL). Prior to being named

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Apr. 7, 2016–Andrew Saunders / Mobile Botanical Gardens

Introducing Andrew Saunders to the Downtown Rotary Club Andrew Saunders is Chairman of the Executive Committee of Mobile Botanical Gardens. Previously he served as President of the Gardens. Andrew and

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Mar. 31, 2016–Casi Callaway / Director, Mobile Bay Keeper

Casi (kc) Callaway, Executive Director & Baykeeper – Mobile Baykeeper Casi Callaway grew up in Mobile, Alabama, graduated from Emory University and moved to DC where she organized and lobbied