Planning Committee

  • Nick Aumen, Regional Science Advisor - South Florida, US Geological Survey, Davie, FL, and Chair, NCER 2016 Field Trip Committee
  • Ryan Clark, The Water Institute, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Robert Daoust, Arcadis, Co-Chair, Planning & Program Committee, Plantation, FL
  • Terry Doss, Biohabitats, Glen Ridge, NJ
  • Matt Grabau, Restoration Scientist, Colorado River Delta Program, Sonoran Institute, Tucson, AZ
  • Matthew Harwell, Chief, Ecosystem Assessment Branch, Gulf Ecology Division, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, US EPA, Office of Research and Development, Gulf Breeze, FL
  • Andrew "Andy" LoSchiavo, US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District, Conference Volunteer Co-Chair, Planning & Program Committee, Jacksonville, FL
  • Beth Miller-Tipton, University of Florida/IFAS Office of Conferences and Institutes (OCI), Gainesville, FL
  • Cheryl Ulrich, Ecosystem Restoration Department Manager, Dewberry, Atlantic Beach, FL

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