Directors

  • Nancy Kon

    Nancy Kon has always been a visionary and has been able to ‘feel’ the world around her at a very young age. Throughout her life, she has been an activist/…...Read More

  • Aymee Laurain

    As a Florida native, Aymee grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida surrounded by a strong marine biology influence which included the Clearwater Aquarium and...Read More

  • Andy Waldo

    Andy moved to Florida from Wisconsin in 1982 at the age of 3. He has spent his life in the woods and wild spaces of Florida. His passion is for the…...Read More

  • Dan Kon

    Dan has a passion for life and from the age of six has captured the vitality of the world with his camera.  He earned his degree in Photography and Multimedia…...Read More

  • Alex Clark

    Alex Clark is a geographic information systems specialist that loves spending time outdoors. Born in Ohio, Alex...Read More

  • Ileana Rodriguez-Ramirez Psy.D

    South Florida Chair and Educator – Ileana is the only daughter of Cuban immigrants who fled the Communist island in the early 1960’s. Born in California, Ileana moved with her…...Read More

Advisory Board

  • Peri Sedigh, Esq.

      Attorney Peri Sedigh practices law in Central Florida and is admitted to the Florida Bar and the Federal Middle District. She is a member of the Animal Law Section…...Read More

  • Fred Bohler

    Wildlife Educator & Consultant – Fred Bohler has spent his entire life studying wildlife and educating about their natural history. His professional scope includes the husbandry, reproduction and research of…...Read More

  • Catalina Urueña-Grajales

    Catalina Urueña-Grajales was born and raised in Colombia. She moved to South Florida in 2005. Catalina holds a BS in Biology from Florida Atlantic University, a certificate in Environmental Studies…...Read More

  • Arlene Cuellar

    An accomplished human resources professional, having earned both PHR and SHRM-CP designations, Arlene currently works with Talent Management systems. However, she also worked as a private...Read More

  • Julia Sable PhD, MFA

    Julia Sable, PhD, MFA Julia Sable is a science communicator and educator with ten years of experience working in science museums....Read More

  • Marie Court

    Born in Judivana, Venezuela. Marie attended Coral Gables High, Miami Dade College.   Marie has 40 plus years of Experience as a Licensed Marine Life Collector and is a past…...Read More

Division Leaders

  • Melanie Lulue

    Lead Educator for Central Florida and Volusia County – Melanie Lulue is a Project Accountant and animal lover. She was born in southeast Texas and has lived in central Florida…...Read More

  • DonnaLee Hilden

    Lead Education Coordinator for Highlands County – Originally from Bryn Athyn Pa, Donnalee has lived in New Jersey at the Weiss Ecology Center. She has previously worked as a school bus driver for…...Read More