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A statewide board of directors governs the Friends of Florida State Forests (FFSF). This board is composed of representatives from groups throughout the state who utilize the various resources provided by state forests, including the forest products industry, horseback riders, hikers, hunters, motorcycle riders, forest educators and others who have a vested interest in ensuring Florida forests remain for future generations.

2015 - 2016 Board of Directors

Jim Karels
Jim Karels
President

Florida Forest Service
3125 Conner Boulevard, C-25
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1650

Dr. Martha Monroe
Dr. Martha Monroe
Vice-President

University of Florida
P.O. Box 110410
Gainesville, Florida 32611-0410

Tim Clifford
Tim Clifford
Secretary-Treasurer

Recreational Aviation Foundation
766 North State Road 434
Altamonte Springs, Florida 32714

Kelly Langston
Kelly Langston

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
9194 South Jefferson Highway
Lamont, Florida 32344

Jennifer Montgomery
Jennifer Montgomery

P.O. Box 6339
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32035

Brenda Foreman
Brenda Foreman

50 Sugar Berry Road
Pensacola, Florida 32514

Robin Will
Robin Will

USFWS St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge
PO Box 68
St. Marks, Florida 32355

Jeff Vowell
Jeff Vowell

Florida Forest Service
3125 Conner Boulevard, C19
Tallahassee, Florida 32399

Dr. Eric John Claessens
Dr. Eric John Claessens

12450A South Tamiami Trail 
North Port, Florida 34287

Doug Ott Program Coordinator
Doug Ott
Program Coordinator

Florida Forest Service
3125 Conner Blvd, C25
Tallahassee, Florida 32399