Training Partners - Northwest Region

Please contact your local Lead FMNP Instructors listed below for more information on their future class plans or to inquire about waiting lists. To email, just click on Instructor's name.


UF/IFAS Sea Grant Bay County
2728 E. 14th Street
Panama City, FL 32401
Lead - L. Scott Jackson; 850-784-6105
Course(s) Offered:
Upland Systems


UF/IFAS Extension Franklin County
66 4th Street
Apalachicola, FL 32320
Assistant - Lesley Cox; 850-697-5555
Associate - Erik Lovestrand; 850-653-9337
Course(s) Offered:
Upland Systems, Coastal Shoreline Restoration


UF/IFAS Extension Gulf County
232 East Lake Avenue
Wewahitchka, FL 32465
Lead - Ray Bodrey; 850-639-3200
Course(s) Offered:
Freshwater Systems, Coastal Shoreline Restoration


UF/IFAS Extension Okaloosa County
3098 Airport Rd.
Crestview, FL 32539
Lead - Sheila Dunning; 850-689-5850
Associate - Lara Tiu; 850-612-6197
Course(s) Offered:
Coastal Systems, Freshwater Systems

Santa Rosa

UF/IFAS Sea Grant Santa Rosa County
6263 Dogwood Drive
Milton, FL 32570
Assistant - Dave Barker; 850-623-3869
Assistant - Barry Bitters; 850-684-3052
Associate - Richard O'Connor; 850-475-5230
Associate - Carrie Stevenson; 850-475-5230
Lead - Chris Verlinde; 850-623-3868
Course(s) Offered:
Coastal Systems, Freshwater Systems, Upland Systems, Conservation Science, Coastal Shoreline Restoration