FIO Council Members
FIO’s Consortium consists of 30 institutions. Each institution has a sitting FIO Council Member, responsible for attending meetings and voting on budgetary and operational items. The Council includes executive committees, each with a specific focus (for example- the Shiptime Committee) and members are voted in and rotate off committee assignments.
Below are the current FIO Council Members.
Dr. Puspa Adhikari is an Assistant professor of Marine Chemistry for the Department of Marine & Earth Sciences at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU)
Lenore Alpert is the Executive Director of the Florida Ocean Alliance.
Dr. Linae Boehme is a Professor at St. Petersburg College
Dr. Cho is a Professor of Environmental Science of Integrated Environmental Science at Bethune-Cokman University and Chair of Place-based Conservation Focal Area of the NOAA Center for Coastal and Marine Ecosystems.
Tom Frazer is a Professor and Dean of the College of Marine Science at the University of South Florida.
Dr. Kevin Johnson is a Professor of Oceanography and Environmental Science, Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences at the Florida Institute of Technology.
Quinton White is Executive Director of the Marine Science Research Institute and Professor of Biology and Marine Science at Jacksonville University.