Southeast Florida Education Meeting

When:  May 20, 2022 from 08:00 to 15:00 (ET)
Sponsored by Greenfields Outdoor Fitness, Mobimat, Ohlson Lavoie Corporation, REP Services

7:30 – 8:30 am
Check In/Light Breakfast

8:30 – 8:45 am

8:45 – 10:15 am
Sessions (choose one)
The Leadership Journey – When Preparation Meets Opportunity
Moderator: Leah Rockwell, Director, West Palm Beach Parks and Recreation Your professional journey starts and continues with preparation and continued learning. This session’s panel will share their personal journey along their career path and explore how you might prepare for opportunity when it happens.
Successful Tennis Operations using a Professional Management Model (Site Tour)
Wendy Tatum, Director of Tennis and Pickleball, Palm Beach Gardens
Andi Mohl, Operations Manager-Tennis, Palm Beach Gardens
Chuck Gill, Director of Tennis, Wellington
A panel of directors and facility managers to answer questions to address the challenges and opportunities of managing a successful public tennis facility.

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Sessions (choose one)
Shifting Programming – What are the trends?
Moderator: Michelle Thompson, Greenacres Community & Recreation Services
It seems that a new era of programming is upon us, or is it really? This round table workshop will focus on sharing and capturing the current trends with group discussion. Participants will be emailed the collective information after the session is complete.
Leveraging Park Development Through P3 Partnerships (Site Tour)
Daniel Prieto, Deputy Leisure Services Administrator, Palm Beach Gardens
Cory Wilder, Director of Public Services, Palm Beach Gardens
Bob Hamilton, Palm Beach County
Paul Connell, Palm Beach County
P3 partnerships can assist communities with developing facilities with minimal investment. This tour/session will highlight a successful baseball P3 and provide background on how P3’s can support park development.

12:00 pm
Networking Lunch


Burns Road Community Center
4404 Burns Road
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410


Charla Lucas
(850) 878-3221