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.

Parks and Recreation Services

Speaker: Lisa Jones, Parks and Recreation Director 

  • Current activities in the City of Sanford Parks and Recreation Department. Find out what is going on in Sanford (recreational venues and activities). 
  • Youth Programs
  • Senior programs/activities


Speaker: Robert Beall, Parks and Grounds Operations Manager

  • Park facilities and reservation opportunities
  • History of Parks and Trails in the City of Sanford


Speaker: Elizabeth Harkey, Urban Forester 

  • Community Garden. Tips on gardening, Florida friendly landscaping.