Andrew Gude
Chair of NCBS Technical Advisory Committee/Refuge Manager, Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge

David Viker
Chief of the Southeast Region’s National Wildlife Refuge System, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)

Deborah Epperson
Branch Chief of the Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Chris Wynn
North Central Region Director for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Peter Frederick
Research Professor of the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation with the University of Florida

Leslie Sturmer
Extension Agent IV with School of Forest & Resources with the University of Florida

Tom Mirti
Water Resources Coordinator, Suwannee River Water Management District

Rob Ahrens
Associate Professor, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, School of Forest & Resources with the University of Florida

Mark DeHaven
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DACS), Cedar Key

John Valentine
Director, Dauphin Island Marine Lab, Alabama

Stefanie Waschull
Academic Affairs, Santa Fe College

Extension Advisory Committee

Sue Colson
Cedar Key City Commissioner and Vice Mayor, Cedar Key Aquaculture Association member

Tommy Thompson
Former Executive Director of Florida Outdoor Writers Association, Freelance Writer

Jaqui Sulek
Chapters Coordinator for Audubon Florida

Capt. Doug Maple
Founder of Tidewater Tours, Vice President of Cedar Keys Audubon

Dr. Chuck Adams
Professor of Marine Economics in the Food and Resource Economics Department, Florida Sea Grant State Extension Specialist

Mickie Anderson
Local News Editor, Gainesville Sun

Tom Mirti
Water Resources Coordinator, Suwannee River Water Management District

Dr. BJ Jarvis
County Extension Director for Citrus County, Horticulture Extension Agent IV

Dr. Karen Blyer
Former State 4-H Science Coordinator, Florida Master Naturalist Instructor

Brittany Hall-Scharf
Florida Sea Grant Extension Agent for Hernando County

Jay Bushnell
President of Cedar Keys Audubon, Board Member of Friends of the LSNWR

Leslie Sturmer
Shellfish Aquaculture Statewide Extension Agent IV

NCBS Advancement Advisory Committee

Christine Denny
One of the owners of First Magnitude Brewery and an alumni of UF. She has assisted Archbold Biological Station with the development of their program in previous years.

Chris Peterson
Owner of Hells Bay Boats, Inc.  Chris is on the board for the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust and the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation. He has two children that graduated from UF.

Mike Snapper
Cedar Key Resident and Retired Attorney & Partner of Barnes and Thornburg in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Frank Gidus
Director of Habitat and Environmental Restoration of Coastal Conservation Association.

Tim Morey
Chair of the Anesthesiology Department at UF Health.  Dr. Morey and his wife have a home in Cedar Key and are supporters of the NCBS.

Jonathan Zucker
Owner of Z-Man, Inc & Board Member of South Carolina Aquarium