Welcome Bob Cambric

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Welcome Bob Cambric

July 15, 2021

Please join us in welcoming Bob Cambric of Apopka to 1000 Friends of Florida’s Board of Directors.  Bob is an urban planner specializing in public policy, growth management, community redevelopment, economic development, and consensus-building. Bob holds a Master’s of Science in Planning and a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from The Florida State University, with over 30-years of urban planning and implementation experience.

Bob assists citizens and organizations to identify and reach consensus on a range of diverse issues including neighborhood redevelopment, water quality protection, coastal development and emergency preparedness, economic development, public school facilities planning, and small business lending. The groups include North Miami Downtown Revitalization Initiative’s Community Forums, South Florida Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Committee, Good Government Institute’s Ethics and Lobbying Workshop, Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ Elected Officials Joint Workshops, Governor’s Coastal High Hazard Study Commission, Fannie Mae’s North Florida Partnership Office Advisory Board Retreat, Wekiva River Basin Coordinating Committee, Northwest Lake Wells Community Improvement Forums, and Visioning Apopka.

During his career, Bob served as the Director of Policy and Planning for the South Florida Regional Planning Council, Intergovernmental Resources Coordinator for the Florida Department of Community Affairs, Assistant Director of the Apalachee Regional Planning Council, and Interim Executive Director of the Hannibal Square Community Land Trust in Winter Park, Florida, and a private sector consultant.  Bob is an inaugural member of the Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee and on the Board of Directors of SELF, a Florida-based non-profit that assists underserved communities by providing homeowners access to affordable and innovative financing for sustainable property improvements.

See a complete list of board members here.