John Meyer has served as the Staff Coordinator for the Tampa Bay Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC). Being one of ten LEPCs located throughout the State, the focus of the LEPCs is to provide hazardous materials planning and information to meet the needs of their respective communities as well as augment the hazardous material training opportunities being provided to their local public-sector first responders.
Employed by the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council since May 1985, he has primarily focused his efforts on administering the LEPC program since 2009. In terms of other duties performed at the Council, John also reviews Local Government Comprehensive Plans, provides technical assistance regarding the Developments of Regional Impact program and periodically evaluates federal grant requests. John holds a bachelor’s degree (BS) in Social Sciences with Minors and Certificates in both Urban & Regional Planning as well as Public Administration, all from Florida State University.
A resident of Largo, Florida John has been married to his wife Phyllis for 29 years and together they have two sons Brandon and Devin Meyers both graduates of Florida State University.
Go Noles! And best wishes to John in his retirement!