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Amy Patterson

May 12, 2023 @ 11:30 am

Amy Patterson Collier County County Manager


Amy Patterson

Collier County's County Manager

Kelly Lichter

Chairperson of Collier County School Board


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May 12, 2023 at 11:30 AM at the Naples Hilton

Amy Patterson has dedicated herself to public service in Collier County for more than two decades. She has served as Deputy County Manager since May 2021, was named Acting County Manager a year later and in June 2022, was unanimously selected as County Manager.

Born and raised in Naples, Patterson began her career in Collier County Government in 2000 as a job-bank employee in the Growth Management Department. She worked diligently, gaining valuable experience serving as Fiscal/Impact Fee Analyst, Impact Fee Coordinator and Director of Capital Project Planning, Impact Fees & Program Management.

As Deputy County Manager, Patterson was responsible for oversight of the daily operations of the County agency. As County Manager, Patterson oversees a net adopted budget of $1.8 billion and 2,164 employees. She holds a bachelor's degree in Business Management, belongs to several professional organizations and is a guest lecturer throughout the community, the state and around the country. Patterson is focused on managing county operations with maximum efficiency, transparency and accountability. She is the first woman to serve as County Manager in Collier County.

Kelly Lichter is a wife, mother of two, former teacher and the founding board president of Mason Classical Academy, Collier County's highest performing public school. US News and World Report ranked Mason Classical Academy #1 in Collier County and #351 nationally.
Kelly has been committed to improving the quality of public education and advocating for the children of Collier County since moving to Naples in 2006. She has previous experience working with special needs children and taught US History, Economics and Government at the high school level.
Kelly will update us on current Collier County education issues.


May 12, 2023
11:30 am
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Naples Hilton
5111 Tamiami Trail N
Naples, FL 34103 United States
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