Our Team

Dedicated to CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT

The mission of the Nature Coast Biological Station (NCBS) is to advance the conservation and sustainability of natural resources throughout the Nature Coast and to become a leader in serving coastal communities through experiential learning, collaborative research, and public engagement. Our faculty, staff, and students are making that happen every day, and we can’t wait to welcome you to the station. Want to be part of our team?

FACULTY

Mike Allen

Director

Leslie Sturmer

Statewide Shellfish Extension Agent

Charlie Martin

Research Assistant Professor

Savanna Barry

Regional Specialized Extension Agent

David Chagaris

Research Assistant Professor

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE STAFF

Natalie Anderson

Biological Scientist

Travis Thomas

Biological Scientist

Suzanna Mickey

Marine Mammal Stranding Coordinator

Ashley McDonald

Biological Scientist

Reggie Markham

Aquaculture Biological Scientist

Holden Harris

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Jamie Hammond

Biological Scientist

Morgan Edwards

Biological Scientist

STAFF

Kenny McCain

Marine Operations Manager

Rose Cantwell

Administrative Assistant

Cassandra Key

Administrative Specialist II

Emily Colson

Graphic Designer and K-12