Coastal Dune Lake Advisory Board

The Coastal Dune Lakes Advisory Board is comprised of residents and partners with Walton County, to ensure the protection, health and environmental integrity of the county's globally rare and imperiled Coastal Dune Lakes and to provide sound recommendations to the Walton County Board of Commissioners. The Coastal Dune Lakes Advisory Board monitors the watersheds and the Coastal Dune Lake Protection Zones of 15 Coastal Dune Lakes for activities that affect the environmental conservation of the lakes.

2020 Meeting Dates

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Coastal Dune Advisory Board meetings are from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM.  Meetings are held at the District 5 Large Conference Room (70 Logan Lane, Santa Rosa Beach,  FL).  

Board Members


On Lake


David Lovell; Term: 2020 - 2023
 Laura Talbert - Secretary; Term: 2020 - 2023
 Debbie Heard; Term: 2018 - 2021
Cole Taylor;Term: 2019 - 2022

At-Large


Mike Bowden - Chair; Term: 2020 - 2023
 Mark Messerly - Vice Chair; Term: 2018 - 2022

North of Bay


 Richard Mermer; Term: 2018 - 2021