Officers

Dan Nelson
President
Dan.Nelson@MyFWC.com
FWC-Freshwater Fisheries Research
Eustis, FL

Chelsey Crandall
President-Elect
Chelsey.Crandall@MyFWC.com
FWC-Conservation Social Science Research
Gainesville, FL

Bob Heagey
Past-President
Bob.Heagey@MyFWC.com
FWC-Marine Fisheries Research
St. Petersburg, FL

Chris Anderson
Secretary-Treasurer
Christopher.Anderson@MyFWC.com
FWC-Freshwater Fisheries Research
Gainesville, FL

STUDENT SUBUNIT OFFICERS 2021-22

Casey Murray
President
casey.murray@ufl.edu
UF-Tropical Aquaculture Lab
Ruskin, FL

Casey Murray is a PhD candidate at the University of Florida’s Tropical Aquaculture Lab where she researches freshwater and marine larval fish nutrition. Casey received her B.A. in Biology from St. Mary’s College of Maryland in 2015 and her Master of Professional Science degree in 2017 from the University of Miami.  Prior to starting at the TAL in 2019, Casey worked at Roger Williams University where she helped culture several species of ornamental fish along with researching alternative protein sources in salmonid feeds. In her spare time, Casey enjoys traveling, baking and spending time with her pet duck, Tiny.

Brent McKenna
Vice-President
bmckenna2017@fau.edu
FAU

Carissa Gervasi
Secretary-Treasurer
cgerv002@fiu.edu
FIU-Coastal Fisheries Research Lab

Kenzie Horton
University Co-Liaison
mackenzie.horton@myfwc.com
JU/FWC

Kristie Perez
University Co-Liaison
kristieperez@ufl.edu
UF

Lauren Kleiman
Past-President
lkircher2015@fau.edu
FAU

COMMITTEE CHAIRS FOR 2021-22

Newsletter Editor: Scott Bisping (FWC)

Webmaster: Jason O’Connor (FWC)

Program (President Elect): Chelsey Crandall (FWC)

Membership: Larry Connor (FWC-retired)

Nominating (Past Pres.): Bob Heagey (FWC)

Awards:  Eric Nagid (FWC)

Roger Rottmann Memorial: Chuck Cichra (UF)

Student Travel Grants: Chuck Cichra (UF)

Raffle: Amanda Croteau (UWF) and Chelsey Crandall (FWC)

Continuing Education: Allison Durland Donahou (Florida Southern)

Marketing and Membership: Kerry Flaherty-Walia (FWC)

Policy Ad Hoc: Ed Camp (UF)

2017 Tampa Profits Ad Hoc: Eric Nagid (FWC)

Florida Chapter Past Presidents

1980-81 Rich Gregory
1981-82 Rich Gregory
1982-83 D. Gray Bass
1983-84 Bill Seaman
1984-85 Vincent Williams
1985-86 Robin Lewis
1986-87 Marty Hale
1987-88 Barbara Hoffman
1988-89 Wesley Porak
1989-90 Kenneth D. Haddad
1990-91 Kenneth D. Haddad
1991-92 Paul L. Shafland
1992-93 Ronald G. Taylor
1993-94 Michael D. Murphy
1994-95 Richard L. Cailteux
1995-96 Steven J. Miller
1996-97 Scott A. Willis
1997-98 Laurence L. Connor
1998-99 Grant Gilmore
1999-00 Bob Wattendorf
2000-01 Douglas E. Haymans
2001-02 Peter B. Hood
2002-03 Kathryn Guindon
2003-04 Wayne A. Bennett
2004-05 Mike S. Allen
2005-06 Richard S. McBride
2006-07 Chuck Cichra
2007-08 Eric Nagid
2008-09 Will Patterson
2009-10 Debra Murie
2010-11 Linda Lombardi
2011-12 David Kerstetter
2012-13 Kerry Flaherty
2013-14 Travis Tuten
2014-15 Chris Bradshaw
2015-16 Jennifer Rehage
2016-17 Andy Strickland
2017-18 Jeff Hill
2018-19 Nick Trippel
2019-20 Bob Heagey
2020-21 Bob Heagey