Speaker List

August Speakers

Speaker Chairperson – Jeff Muddell

August 20: Speaker: Peter Whalen, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Marketing and Entrepreneurship, Ave Maria University (and new Sanibel resident)

August 27: Speaker: Jeff Muddell
Topic: Running the World

September Speakers

Speaker Chairperson – Shawn Shaffer

September 3rd: New Wave Eco Charters–

Captain Steve Plein and Stefanie Plein, M.S. Marine Biologist

They will talk about their exciting ocean exploration venture that may provide you with a great new idea for your visitors spending time with you during the upcoming Sanibel/Captiva season.

September 1th: Business Meeting

September 17th:¬†Sanibel Library–

Duane Shaffer- Historian extraordinaire

Our favorite historian and familiar face returns with his historical recollection of the 75th Anniversary of the 9/17/1944 Allies failed military operation called OPERATION MARKET GARDEN. 


September 24th: Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum

Rebecca Mensch, Marine Biologist

Although no relation to our own Dick Mensch, Rebecca will share with us her excitement about the upcoming new changes and her involvement in the museums future.

October Speakers

Speaker Chairperson – Bill Boswell

November Speakers

Speaker Chairperson – Mike Cullen

December Speakers

Speaker Chairperson – Mike Boris