Conference Planning Committee

  • David Austin, Highlands County
  • Jimmy De Valerio, Bradford County
  • Terry DelValle, Duval County
  • Emily Eubanks, Center for Landscape Conservation and Ecology
  • Prissy Fletcher, Putnam County
  • Terra Freeman, St. Johns County
  • Maxine Hunter, Marion County
  • Alicia Lamborn, Baker County
  • Claire Lewis, Florida Friendly Landscaping
  • Nicole Pinson, Hillsborough County
  • Wendy Wilber, Florida Master Gardener Program Director

The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is a federal-state-county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences, and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible. While extending into every community of the state, UF/IFAS has developed a national and international reputation for its accomplishments in teaching, research and Extension.


OCI stands for the Office of Conferences & Institutes. It is a full service conference planning agency at the University of Florida. OCI was created to support the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) mission to develop knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and to make that knowledge available to people to sustain and enhance the quality of life.

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