Robert Powers

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Bob Powers Landscape Designs, (1986 present)

Principle and Head Designer

            A full service landscape design firm, from design to installation

            Award winner (City of Hollywood) for lighting design, 1990

            Nominated for City Landscape Award, City of Fort Lauderdale, 1994

 

Ray Eaton Yacht Services, (1984-86)

Quarter Master

            Coordinated the movement of vessels throughout the Caribbean and the United States

 

The United States Navy, (1980-84)

Third Class Quarter Master

            Management of operations department aboard USS Hoist;

            Navigation of the ship; upkeep of navigation manual

            Plotting and maintaining the ships course and heading using Sunlines and Azmiths

 

SPECIAL INTEREST & ORGANIZATIONS

            Bayfront Park Management Trust, (2006-2009)

                        Member of Board of Directors

                        Overseeing Park Renovation

 

            MiMo Biscayne Association, (Founding Member)

                        Vice President of Operations (2006-2008)

                        Current Public Relations Director

                        BID representative

                        Historic Tour Coordinator

 

            Downtown Bay Forum, (2008-2009)

                        Volunteer, coordinated speaking engagements

             Palm Grove Neighborhood Association, (2002 - present)

                        Current President (2006 present)

            Responsible for Historic Designation of the District (Currently the largest in the     City of Miami)

            Coordinating CIP improvements for the District

 

Victoria Park Civic Association, Fort Lauderdale (1993-98)

            Secretary, Vice President and President

            Involved in down zoning neighbor R3-R1

            Oversaw Park Rehabilitation

            Responsible for overseeing $24 million renovation of Holiday Park, Ft.Lauderdale

 

Ken Wolf Campaign for Mayor (2002)

            District Campaign Coordinator

 

Tom Gusefston Campaign for Mayor (2002)

            District Campaign Coordinator

 

EDUCATION

Broward Community College, Fort Lauderdale, FL (1985-86)

            Studies included: Landscape Technology and Horticultural Management

 

Lauderdale High, Fort Lauderdale, FL, (Graduated 1979)

            Studies included: Landscape Technology Classes

 

SKILLS

            Photographer, Site and Space Planning, Excellent Organization Skills