Bonnie Barnes

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Southeast Regional Network
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Executive Director
North Florida Land Trust
2038 Gilmore St., Jacksonville, FL 32204

Bonnie Barnes is the Executive Director of North Florida Land Trust. She was a former business owner in Jacksonville for 14 years in advertising, marketing and public relations, and now uses those talents to help north Florida conserve  undeveloped lands, with a concentration on properties near our critical watersheds within the surrounding seven counties. 

Bonnie earned her MBA from Jacksonville University in 2006 and attended Harvard’s Executive Leadership program.

In 2000, she was “Small Business Leader of the Year” for the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce. She serves as President of the statewide Alliance of Florida Land Trusts. In 2013, she was a finalist for the prestigious “EVE” award, honoring women in our Community by the Florida Times-Union, and a Women of Influence honoree by the Jacksonville Business Journal. In 2014, she is a finalist for Pioneer of the Year Award for Women Business Owners Association.