About the Heart of Florida Section

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Welcome to the Heart of Florida!

Welcome to the Heart of Florida! The Heart of Florida Section is dedicated to promoting excellence in local planning through the provision of professional development and networking opportunities as well as educating the public of the importance of planning. The Heart of Florida is composed of local planners, architects, city and county officials and others interested in the planning profession within Polk, Hardee and Highlands Counties. If you are interested in joining, please visit the national APA website or the state chapter website.

Contact us

Comments or questions are always welcome. Below is a roster of our section leadership. You can fill out this contact form to get a hold of us. 

Position Name Email
Chair Marisa Barmbby, AICP mbarmby@cfrpc.org
Vice Chair Tom Wodrich, AICP tom.woodrich@lakelandgov.net
Secretary & YPG Rep Leny Huaman secretary.hof@gmail.com
Treasurer Sue Bachans, AICP sbuchans@hcbcc,org
At Large Eric Labbe, AICP elabbe@mywinterhaven.com