Past Speakers

Past Speakers

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

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Mar. 24, 2016–Jeff Carter

Jeff Carter is the Executive Director for the City of Mobile’s Innovation Team. Jeff is a lifelong resident of Mobile County, and proud alumni of The University of South Alabama.

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Mar. 10, 2016–Dr. Bill Walton / Assoc. Professor, Auburn Univ. & Sr. Scientist, DI Sea Lab

OysterSouth: A Revolution in Oyster Farming Bill Walton is an associate professor in Auburn University’s School of Fisheries, Aquaculture & Aquatic Sciences, a marine Extension specialist for the Alabama Cooperative

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Mar. 3, 2016–Rod Frazer / “Send the Alabamians-167th

Speaker: Rod Frazer – March 3 Title for Presentation – Send the Alabamians – 167th (Alabama Infantry Regiment of Rainbow Division of WWI) Born December 10, 1929, Rod Frazer is

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Feb. 25, 2016–Bill Sisson/President, Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce

WILLIAM B. SISSON BIO William B. Sisson is president and chief executive officer of the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce. He has worked in the field of economic development for

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Feb. 18, 2016–Andy Newton/President & CEO, Southern Light

Andy Newton is a founding member of Southern Light where he has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since its inception in 1998. In that capacity, he stewards the