Board of Directors

Lakes Park Trailblazers

The Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation Board of Directors is comprised of a dedicated team of local business and community leaders who love Lakes Park. The board is responsible for supporting the enhancement of Lakes Park through voluntary and philanthropic endeavors, and increasing public awareness of Lakes Park, its environment, cultural events and offerings available to Lee County residents and visitors.

2022 – 2023

Executive Committee:

PRESIDENT –Barbara Manzo, Former Director, Lee County Parks & Recreation
VICE-PRESIDENT –Marsha Asp, Realtor, CornerStone Coastal Properties
TREASURER –Kathleen Johnson, C.P.A., Miller, Helms & Folk, PA
SECRETARY –Kathy Busick, Former educator, now LPEF’S volunteer Gardens Coordinator
DIRECTOR –Bill Gray, Retired
DIRECTOR –Laura Davis, Amavida Living Resort Retirement Community
Wesley E. Higgins, Ph.D. Eminent botanist, author and lecturer
DIRECTOR- Dan Flavin, Train Museum and Community Garden volunteer


John Armenia, The Armenia Group — Emeritus
Wendi Carroll , Carroll Properties, LLC
Pason Gaddis, Florida Weekly
Ray Judah – Florida Coastal & Ocean Coalition
Susan Moore
Bette Zima