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

Byron Burrows

Florida Section, Chair
TECO Energy, Manager-Air Programs

Christina Akly

Florida Section, Immediate Past Chair
FPL, Senior Environmental Specialist

Joe Applegate

Florida Section, Vice Chair
Geosyntec Consultants, Sr Principal Hydrogeologist

Joe Brown

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

Kevin Holbrooks

Florida Section, Director
JEA, Director Environmental Compliance


Susan Kennedy

Florida Section, Director
Gulf Power Company, Sr. Env Affairs Specialist

Manitia Moultrie

Florida Section, Director
Golder Associates, Principal

Greg Terry

Florida Section, Director
Gulf Power Company

Veronica Figueroa

Florida Section, Director
Mosaic, Senior Engineer

Christine Schaub

Florida Section, Secretary/Treasurer

Director/Conf Chair - Mike Kennedy

Liz Foeller

Florida Section, Executive Secretary 
Waste Management, Area Manager EP- Florida

Kaitlyn Watkins

Florida Section, Membership Director
FPL, Associate Environmental Sepcialist

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

Lynn Robinson

Florida Section, Continuing Ed Chair
Montrose Environmental, Client Project Manager

Haofei Yu

Florida Section, Scholarship Chair
UCF, Professor

Sara Ahsan

Florida Section, Website Director
Graduate Student, Florida Atlantic University

Past Board Chairs


2018-2019, Manitia Moultrie 2013-2014, Julianna Duckworth
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, Mary Archer


Get More Involved with the Board

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