Mike Vaquer is a former Regional Public Affairs Manager for International Paper with experience in environmental issues, business operations, land development, finance and taxation, and public and community relations. In addition, Vaquer served as Assistant to the City Manager and Special Assistant to the Mayor for the City of Savannah. Vaquer has been instrumental in the passage of significant water legislation, tax credit initiatives, and led major local annexation projects in both Georgia and South Carolina.
Vaquer served as a member of the Georgia Attorney General’s Water Law Advisory Council and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Coastal Rivers Water Planning and Policy Center at the School of Business at Georgia Southern University. In addition, Vaquer served as a member of the Advisory Board for Georgia Southern University’s College of Business Administration. Vaquer has also served on the Advisory Committee for the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority, as a member of the Coastal Groundwater Study Committee, and as a member of the Georgia Joint Water Study Advisory Committee.
Mr. Vaquer specializes in representing government agencies before other governments and representing clients with issues with local governments with an unparalleled record of success.