City of Winter Haven:
Wednesday, August 31, Deputy City Manager T. Michael Stavres was presented with the Lifetime Award at the 2022 Florida Recreation and Park Association Conference. The FRPA Lifetime Award is intended to recognize long-standing, exceptional service to the Florida Recreation and Park Association and the parks, recreation and leisure services profession.
FRPA Published the Following:
“His nomination form began with these words: “A consummate professional, caring philanthropist, and an overall amazing human”, and they’re spot on. The list of T. Michael Stavres’ participation and accolades within the Florida Recreation and Park Association is stunning – not to mention that he fulfilled a highly demanding role within his own agency, all while sharing his vision, partnership and leadership with those around him and encouraging them to share in it.
T. Michael has been an active member of FRPA since 1990. In that time, he has served on committees, boards and workgroups. T. Michael’s fingerprints are all over the story of FRPA’s progress. He is known throughout the Association as someone who can be counted on to contribute, to lead, and to get things done. T. Michael is a light for those on the path to professional growth – modeling the highest standards for integrity, intention, and humility.
Join us in congratulating T. Michael Stavres for all his contributions and accomplishments! We are honored to have him on our team.”