Board of Directors

Debi is the co‐founder of the organization. A longtime resident and community activist and current freelance writer she is a former mayoral executive and is a former Keep Mobile Beautiful Board and Commission member to name a few. A 1995 AL Master Gardener graduate and former Chair of Parkway Pride she spearheaded the planting of the 4,000 Crepe Myrtle Trees along DIP.
A fairly new resident of the Peninsula, Stewart practices law at the Hanley Law Firm in downtown Mobile.
Co-founder of Sherwood Subdivision Neighborhood organization, she is now active with the Spirit of Community/Diamond in Progress Community Action Group.  She retired following a career with the State of Alabama, most recently a supervisor for the Medicaid office. Kathy is a member of the Peninsula’s Special Events and Fundraising Committee.
Resident with long time ties to Dauphin Island Parkway, Rose is the administrator for a heavy truck dealership.  She too is a founding member of Spirit of Community. She also is now a member of the Spirit of Community/Diamond in Progress Community Action Group.
Kathy is a retired school teacher from the Mobile County Public School System. She is passionate about ridding our community of litter and is a member of the Spirit of Community/Diamond in Progress Community Action Group’s Adopt-A-Block project. She moved to the Peninsula’s river side in 2005.
Co‐founder, former co‐chair,
Former chair of the Spirit of Community/Diamond in Progress Community Action Group (CAG). Brings knowledge, contacts and organizational skills to our group.
Current president of the Gulf Dale Community Action Group.  He is also a member of the Dog River Clearwater Revival organization.
Amy is a bayfront resident who joins Liz as co-chair of the Peninsula’s Infrastructure Committee.  She and her family are avid sailors.
Sue is a new member of the Board and is a resident of The Peninsula, living on Dog River. She brings 39 years of career real estate experience as well as many strong relationships within the business and civic community.
A University of South Alabama graduate and longtime Mobile water front resident on the Peninsula, Chris has spent the past 20 years perfecting his construction skills through his construction company and plans to help the Peninsula implement improvement plans.

Advisory Board

Owner of Bay Furniture Company.
Business owner and long time community supporter who has offered to use his building site as a LID Model.
Director ‐ Alabama Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Resident with deep family ties. He will be able to advise the Peninsula group concerning small business matters. He also serves on the board of Mobile Baykeeper and is an avid cyclist.
Interim Chair, Graduate Program in Community Planning, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture and ​Associate Professor at Auburn University (AU) 
​Partner Specializes in local development regulation, land use planning and historic preservation. She, along with Charlen LeBleu’s classes studied and made recommendations for the Peninsula.
Interim Chair of Graduate Program in Landscape Architecture and Associate Professor ​(AU)
 Partner
Low Impact Development (LID) expert, helped guide the research needed for a LID Plan for the Miracle Mile (area between Levene Road and Cedar Park Drive).
Dog River Clearwater Revival/Keep Mobile Beautiful (DRCR/KMB)
​Partner
Board Member for DRCR and KMB and long time “worker‐bee” for the Peninsula. Will be able to keep us abreast of any potential partnerships or conflicts we may have with these groups.
Exec. Director, Mobile Airport Authority (MAA) ​Partner
As head of Brookley Aeroplex, he can lend much expertise, guidance and support.
Alabama Coastal Foundation (ACF)
​Partner
Their mission is to improve and protect Alabama’s coastal environment through cooperation, education, and participation. They help us with education, funding opportunities and volunteer assistance.
Mobile Baykeepers (MB) ​
Partner
A nonprofit environmental organization with over 4,000 members ‐‐ all with a common interest in preserving and protecting the beauty, health and heritage of the Mobile Bay Watershed. Their priorities are clean water, clean air and healthy communities and help us accordingly. Peninsula of Mobile Advisory Members and Roles
Director ‐ Mobile Bay National Estuary Program (NEP)
​Partner
Storm Water Management and Watershed Expert. Is currently working to update the Dog River Watershed Management Plan and include the Garrow’s Bend (North Mobile Bay) area which. These plans will directly affect our Peninsula.
Marine and Freshwater Programs Director​‐ The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
Partner
She oversees marine, estuarine and freshwater restoration, coastal ecology, regional conservation efforts and linking communities with resources. She also is a resident.
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
Advisor
Also a resident, she has expertise in environmental research and law and able to help with statistical data needed.
Mobile United, Natural Resources Committee (MUNR)
​Partner
Crepe Myrtle Bike Trail (CMT) has been adopted by this group and is now the southernmost leg of the proposed City‐wide Mobile Coastal Trail. The Peninsula of Mobile is a partner. We, along with partner DRCR, provide the hospitality booth at McNally Park during the annual event and long‐range planning guidance.
Homeowners Hurricane Insurance Initiative (HHII)
Has access to statistical data concerning Insurance Rates and their impact on the Peninsula area.
Attorney at Law
Municipal zoning attorney.

Worked for City of Mobile; is now working for Orange Beach. She is an expert in zoning and ordinances. Is able to assist with any questions concerning zoning, Form Base Code and a LID Plan.