Advisory Board

A 10-member advisory board helps the Center for Landscape Conservation and Ecology shape, refine, and achieve its mission, vision, and goals.

Tom Allen

Tom Allen
Florida Irrigation Society

Ben Bolusky

Ben Bolusky, Chair
Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA)

John Davis

John Davis
UF/IFAS Research

Dale Dubberly

Dale Dubberly
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS)


Tom Frick

Tom Frick
Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP)

Deirdre Irwin

Deirdre Irwin
St. John's River Water Management District

Dean Kopsell

Dean Kopsell
UF/IFAS Environmental Horticulture

Carol Lippincott

Carol Lippincott
UF Water Institute


Betsy McGill

Betsy McGill
Florida Turf Producers

Saqib Mukhtar

Saqib Mukhtar
UF/IFAS Extension Administration

Lois Sorensen

Lois Sorensen
Southwest Florida Water Management District