Glenn Wheeler, an award winning professional photographer, writer, PR consultant, lecturer and workshop teacher from Harrison, Arkansas, will be the featured speaker at the Tourism Council’s 2015 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, October 13. Glenn’s work has appeared on the covers and pages of numerous magazines from Arkansas Wildlife and The Ozarks Mountaineer to Log Home Design, Bugle, and Turkey Call. His work has also been featured in books, calendars, postcards, websites, newspapers, national ad campaigns, DVD covers, brochures, posters and more. His fine art prints grace the walls of homes and offices in many states and on two continents.
Glenn is a member of the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA), a member of Canon’s Professional Services and is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the prestigious Southeastern Outdoor Press Association (SEOPA). Glenn also received the SEOPA President’s Award for Outstanding Service in 2007, one of the organization’s highest honors. He is a charter member and past president of the Photography Club of the Ozarks.
Also called upon as a speaker, Glenn has been invited to speak to photography groups, professional organizations, and communities from Alabama to Iowa and from Arkansas to New Jersey.
Glenn has published two books Swimming Holes of the Ozarks and Arkansas!, the latter being a limited edition coffee table photo book.
Glenn makes his home near Harrison, Arkansas, not far from the Buffalo National River. Glenn married his wife Stacey in 1991; then in 1994, daughter Elizabeth arrived. In 2002, son Zane officially made them “The Four Wheelers.”
Outdoor activities in Bullock County and the surrounding area are a tremendous draw in the tourism industry, and we are excited to have obtained Mr. Wheeler as this year’s speaker.
Please note the special day of our meeting—normally held on the 2nd Wednesday of October—this year’s meeting and luncheon have been moved to the second Tuesday, October 13, at 11:45 a.m., to accommodate Mr. Wheeler’s schedule. He is also attending the very prestigious Southeastern Outdoor Press Association conference at Lake Point State Park in Eufaula whose dates coincide with our meeting date.
Don’t forget to call and make your reservations for the luncheon and meeting on Tuesday, October 13, at 11:45 ~ (334) 738-8687.