Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council Names Wren Krahl as Interim Executive Director

Pinellas Park, Fla.(Nov. 9, 2023) — The Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council (TBRPC) has named Wren G. Krahl, PHP-CP as the organization’s interim executive director following the resignation of Sean Sullivan. Krahl has worked for TBRPC since 1998, and she has been the organization’s Deputy Executive Director since 2017.

As Deputy Executive Director, Wren has worked closely with the TBRPC Chair, Council, and staff in the overall administration of the Council’s mission. As a SHRM certified Professional in Human Resources (CP), her other duties have included serving as the Human Resources Officer for the organization as well as overseeing Florida State Record Management requirements. She has also planned and coordinated Council-related conferences, events, and meetings as well as the Council’s publications.

Wren has deep roots in the Tampa Bay Region. She has been a resident of the St. Petersburg area for 47 years. Wren is an Honors graduate of Eckerd College.

“Wren has worked tirelessly to advance the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council’s mission over the past 25 years,” said Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council Chair and Largo Mayor Woody Brown. “We’re relying on her leadership skills, experience and extensive knowledge of our organization and the region’s resiliency challenges and opportunities to guide the organization through this transition.”

Krahl succeeds Sean Sullivan who resigned after 7 years in the position. The Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council plans to discuss a search for an executive director during its Dec. 11, 2023 meeting.


About the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council

The Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council brings together governments to coordinate planning for the community’s future and provide an opportunity for sharing solutions among the local government jurisdictions in the Tampa Bay region. The TBRPC works with six counties and 21 municipalities as they make long-range plans related to the future of the Tampa Bay region. The Council’s work focuses on resiliency, planning for climate change and sea level rise, environmental management, water quality, emergency preparedness planning, protection and restoration of the Tampa Bay estuary, economic analysis, coastal zone management, housing and infrastructure analysis, local government comprehensive plan reviews, cross acceptance, dispute resolution and reviews of transportation plans. Learn more at tbrpc.org.

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