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, Immediate Past Chair
TECO Energy, Manager-Air Programs

Christina Akly

Florida Section, Education Director
FPL, Senior Environmental Specialist

Joe Applegate

Florida Section, Chair
Geosyntec Consultants, Sr Principal Hydrogeologist

Joe Brown

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

Kevin Holbrooks

Florida Section, Secretary/Treasurer
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, Vice Chair

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


2020-2021, Byron Burrows 2014-2015, Chris Spire
2019-2020, Susan Kennedy 2013-2014, Julianna Duckworth
2018-2019, Manitia Moultrie 2012-2013, Stephanie Bolyard
2017-2018, Susan Kennedy 2011-2012, Becky Heilman
2016-2017, Liz Foeller 2010-2011, Jordan Haywood
2015-2016, Mike Markey 2009-2010, Mary Archer


Board Meeting Minutes


 October 2016  December 2016   January 2017    February 2017
 March 2017  April 2017  May 2017  June 2017
 February 2018  September 2018  October 2018  November 2018
December 2018  January 2019 February 2019  March 2019
April 2019  May 2019 December 2019
February 2020 March 2020 April 2020
May 2020 June 2020
January 2021 February 2021 March 2021  April 2021 
May 2021 July 2021 August 2021
September 2021 October 2021 November 2021 December 2021
January 2022 February 2022 March 2022 April 2022





























































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