February 2021 Meeting Recording and Summary

February 2021 GPICA Meeting Recap

The main speaker during the February 2021 meeting of the GPICA was Dr. Michael Mullan, Executive Director of the Sarasota-based Roskamp Institute. The nonprofit Roskamp Institute is dedicated to understanding and treating diseases of the mind, such as alzheimers. His presentation focused on the Institute’s $400,000 National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) study designed to determine whether exposure to the toxins in Florida red tides can increase the incidence of neurological symptoms in susceptible individuals. (His presentation begins at about 6:30 in the recording.)

Other items covered during the meeting:

  • Board Member Helen Fox presented the results of the GPICA Community Issues Survey tracking area residents’ concerns facing our community. Learn more.
  • Bokeelia resident Jeff Waller provided an update on WINK News’ proposed 110-foot Doppler radar tower in St James City.
  • The GPICA held our annual Board of Directors election. Nominees Helen Fox, Tim Heitz, Debbie Memoli, Scott Wilkinson and Mike Sweeney were unanimously elected. Learn more about the board.

Watch the Meeting Recording

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