Barbara Goodman Deputy Secretary for Land and Recreation
Barbara Goodman, Deputy Secretary for Land and Recreation, has an extensive leadership career with national and international park agencies. She most recently served as an international consultant for park planning and tourism in Colombia and Peru.
She also served on the Board of Directors of the Timucuan Trail Parks Foundation, including two years as chair. The nonprofit organization supports city, state and national parks in the Jacksonville area.
Goodman is a 33-year veteran of the U.S. National Park Service, where, among other duties, she ensured tourism development and resource protection.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.