Emily Suter is the Health Planning Director for the Health Planning Council of Northeast Florida where she fosters and leads initiatives to assess population health and develops programs that address area health needs. She brings a career spanning many phases of leadership with a strong background in health and the built environment and strategic goal achievement in public health and health systems. Prior to her employment with the Council, she was the manager for the Health Education team for the Florida Department of Health in DeSoto & Highlands County. Suter has been recognized as one of the leading experts on Health Impact Assessment (HIA). Her experience and credentials continue to be acknowledged by her peers, having been appointed as a Sterling Examiner, National Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) Site Reviewer and previous Economic Development Chair for the City of Arcadia Main Street Organization.