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, Director
TECO Energy, Manager-Air Programs

Christina Akly

Florida Section, Education Director
FPL, Senior Environmental Specialist

Joe Applegate

Florida Section, Immediate Past Chair
Geosyntec Consultants, Sr Principal Hydrogeologist

Joe Brown

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

Kevin Holbrooks

Florida Section, Vice Chair
JEA, Director Environmental Compliance


Susan Kennedy

FLAWMA Director
Regulatory and Reporting Manager, ESC Spectrum

Manitia Moultrie

Florida Section, Director
Golder Associates, Principal

Carl Eldred

Florida Section, Director

Veronica Figueroa

Florida Section, Director
Mosaic, Senior Engineer

Christine Schaub

Florida Section, 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

Carl Eldred
Florida Section, Education Director

Lynn Robinson

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

Dr. Jiannan (Nick) Chen

Florida Section, Scholarship Chair
UCF, Professor

Sara Ahsan

Florida Section, Website Director
Graduate Student, Florida Atlantic University

Michael Kyhos

Florida Section, Director

Past Board Chairs


2022-2023, Joe Applegate 2014-2015, Chris Spire
2020-2021, Byron Burrows 2013-2014, Julianna Duckworth
2019-2020, Susan Kennedy 2012-2013, Stephanie Bolyard
2018-2019, Manitia Moultrie 2011-2012, Becky Heilman
2017-2018, Susan Kennedy 2010-2011, Jordan Haywood
2016-2017, Liz Foeller 2009-2010, Mary Archer
2015-2016, Mike Markey


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
May 2022 June 2022 July 2022 August 2022
September 2022 October 2022 November 2022 December 2022
January 2023 February 2023 March 2023 April 2023
May 2023 June 2023 July 2023 August 2023
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