Speakers Bureau


Welcome to the City of Sanford Speakers Bureau. Our speakers are experts in their fields who are eager to share their knowledge in the community. They are an excellent resource with many stories to share and are capable of providing answers to important questions about the Sanford community.

The City of Sanford Speakers Bureau is a program that is available to provide public speakers for any event and can be of interest to local clubs, schools, civic groups, neighborhood associations and community organizations. It is comprised of a collection of speakers that offer an array of topics. Presentations include anything from the budgeting process to environmental awareness. This service is free of charge. When selecting a topic, first consider the intended audience and its area of interest.

Following is a brief overview of what you can learn from Planning and Development Services staff:

Speaker: Russ Gibson, Director of Planning and Development Services russell.gibson@sanfordfl.gov
    • Land Development Regulations – What is zoning? Learn about why there are codes for parking, 
        signage, lighting, landscaping, etc.

Speaker: Eileen Hinson, Development Services Manager eileen.hinson@sanfordfl.gov 
    • Planning and Growth Management Policies – Learn about the City’s neighborhood and long range
        planning goals and procedures.

Speaker: Julie Scofield, Historic Preservation Planner julie.scofield@sanfordfl.gov

   • Historic Preservation – Learn about the importance of preserving and protecting the historic and archaeological resources within the City.

Click here to view all speakers for the City of Sanford.