Presentation by Gene Gibson, Ranger, of the Calusa Waterkeepers
Gene Gibson currently serves as a Calusa Waterkeeper (CWK) Ranger. Prior to becoming a CWK Ranger he served on the CWK Board and as President. During his tenure he oversaw the transformation of the organization from the Caloosahatchee River Citizens Association, as it joined the Waterkeeper Alliance and became the Calusa Waterkeeper. Prior to his retirement to Ft. Myers in 2014 he worked for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) as a Democracy and Governance Officer. He served in Kosovo, Pakistan, Bulgaria, the Republic of Georgia and had numerous short-term assignments in various African countries. Prior to joining USAID he was an attorney with the International Program of the Natural Resources Defense Council in Washington, D.C. Before moving to Washington, Gene practiced law in Bradenton and Tampa, Florida. Gene received a BA in History and a MA in International Affairs from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana and his law degree from the University of Miami.