OFFICERS

President: Keith Hagen, Graduate of Darton College in Albany, GA and Columbus College in Columbus, GA. Client Partner with Fiserv, a Fortune 200 and leading FinTech company. Vice President: Jonnie Smallman, MS in Agronomy from the University of Florida has worked in many areas of the agriculture and horticulture industry of South Florida. Retired Environmental Protection Specialist and Natural Resource Manager at the Naval Base in Panama City. Secretary: Dawn Dykes, Marketing degree from Gulf Coast Community College and the University of West Florida. Marketing director and then District Manager for Goldco,Inc. Treasurer: Chris Moser, B.S. Finance, Master of Business Administration from Florida State University, Director of Training and Development, Florida Therapy Services. Water Quality Chair: Billy Morris, Panama City Marine Institute boat captain and instructor. Living Shoreline Initiative Chair: Patti Hagen, recently retired after 27 years working with the Troup Board of Ed in LaGrange, Georgia. Scientific Advisor: Jim Barkaloo, many years of experience and exploration of the coastal salt marsh ecosystems, bays and near shore ecology of the Gulf Coast. Retired Field Supervisor for the US Fish and Wildlife Service Panama City Field Office. Outreach Chair: Joanne Weatherford Member at Large: Anne Ake, published author of five traditionally published books, and one self-published title. She writes primarily about environmental and conservation issues. Her book on the Everglades won a silver medal in the Florida Book Awards. Her photography has appeared in local and regional publications and in her books. As marketing director for Bay Arts Alliance she started the Bay Arts and Entertainment magazine. She later served for 10 years as marketing manager for Naval Coastal Systems MWR department. Member at Large: George Walrond, retired Air Force.

STAFF

Living Shoreline Initiative Director and Water Quality Technician: Christina Cantrell,  Prior to working for RMA, Christina was involved in several wetland and sea oat restoration projects as well as sea turtle, Choctawhatchee beach mouse and shore bird monitoring programs.  Christina holds a M.S. and B.S. in Wildlife and Fisheries Science from the University of Tennessee.