About Our Board


To promote environmental excellence through education and interaction


The Mission is to facilitate the exchange of technical and regulatory information among environmental professionals for the purpose of improving and/or sustaining a high quality environment in Florida, to provide education and training to our members and to the public with regard to our areas of expertise in environmental issues, and to encourage interaction of members, and further the objectives of the International A&WMA.



  • Promote information sharing
  • Grow Florida Section membership
  • Increase revenue to support new programs & scholarships
  • Energize Florida Chapters – Leadership Support
  • Encourage member involvement
  • Promote Student Chapters & YP development
  • Sponsor leadership training
  • Develop Chapter Websites

Meet the Board

Manitia Moultrie

Florida Section, Chair
Golder Associates, Principal

Christina Akly

Florida Section, Vice Chair
Florida Power & Light, Senior Environmental Specialist

Byron Burrows

Florida Section, Secretary/Treasurer
TECO Energy, Manager-Air Programs

Kaitlyn Tingum

Florida Section, Membership Chair
Florida Power & Light, Associate Environmental Specialist

Liz Foeller

Florida Section, Executive Secretary
International, Director
Waste Management, Area Manager EP – Florida

Susan Kennedy

Florida Section, Immediate Past Chair
Gulf Power Company, Sr. Env Affairs Specialist

Upasna Rai

Florida Section, Education Director
Koogler and Associates, Inc., Engineer I

Kurt Westerlund

Florida Section, Director & Website
CDM Smith, Environmental Engineer

Joe Applegate

Florida Section, Director
Geosyntec Consultants, Sr Principal Hydrogeologist

Jill Johnson

Florida Section, Director
Geosyntec Consultants, Sr Hydrogeologist

Julianna Duckworth

Florida Section, Director
ERM, Senior Consultant

Kevin Holbrooks

Florida Section, Director
JEA, Director Environmental Compliance

Joe Brown

Florida Section, Director
Hopping Green & Sams, P.A.

Past Board Chairs

2017-2018, Susan Kennedy

2012-2013, Stephanie Bolyard
2016-2017, Liz Foeller 2011-2012, Becky Heilman
2015-2016, Mike Markey 2010-2011, Jordan Haywood
2014-2015, Chris Spire 2009-2010, March Archer
2013-2014, Julianna Duckworth 2008-2009, Karen Mort

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