New Conservancy Board Members Elected

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida recently hosted the organization’s Annual Members Meeting at the Conservancy Nature Center. During the meeting, Conservancy members elected seven new community and business leaders to serve four-year terms on the Board of Directors, and honored outgoing board members.

The seven new board members are:

William Boyajian, whose interest in environmental work began with the 2010 oil spill, and a world traveler who has seen firsthand the effects on countries by non-regulated industry and pollution. Mr. Boyajian serves as the Conservancy’s 2016 Magic Under the Mangroves Chair.

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Phil Collins, grandson of Dellora and Lester Norris, founders of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, who has carried on the family tradition of philanthropic endeavors and preservation of the quality of life of the local community.

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Tom Moran, a 30-year resident of Naples who is passionate about the community where he is an active philanthropist and leader.

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Dave Rismiller, whose interest in environmental involvement was inspired by unsustainable development and protection of water quality for future generations.

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Sue Schulte, a major supporter and volunteer for the von Arx Wildlife Hospital.


Sharon von Arx, an active supporter of the von Arx Wildlife Hospital through her time, leadership and philanthropy.

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Karl Williams, a retired executive who has volunteered extensively at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida and is president of the Volunteer Connection.

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