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Florida State Office

Location
4500 NW 27th Avenue
Building A
Gainesville, FL 32606
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Mailing Address
4500 NW 27th Avenue
Building A
Gainesville, FL 32606
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Florida NRCS provides voluntary, cost-effective program and technical assistance to landowners to conserve, protect and improve soil, water, air, plants and animals, and enable farmers and landowners to manage their property and remain economically viable.

Juan C. Hernandez State Conservationist for NRCS in Florida.

 

Welcome to NRCS in Florida!

¡Bienvenidos a NRCS en Florida!

 - Juan C. Hernandez, State Conservationist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Natural Resources Conservation Service

Local Field Offices: USDA Service Center Locator

 

Key Contacts

Juan C. Hernandez

State Conservationist

Jill Binette

Executive Assistant

Crenel Francis

Assistant State Conservationist for Easements (Acting)

Han Nguyen

Assistant State Conservationist for Management & Strategy

Hilary Barnhart

Assistant State Conservationist for Partnerships and Initiatives (Acting)

Amber Till

Assistant State Conservationist for Financial Assistance Programs

Nathan Fikkert

State Resource Conservationist

Jason Strenth

State Conservation Engineer

Isabelle Giuliani

State Soil Scientist

M.J. (Mimi) Williams

Plant Materials Manager (Brooksville, FL)

Jason Hayford

Area 1 (Jackson County) - Assistant State Conservationist for Operations

Frank Ellis

Area 2 - (Columbia County) - Assistant State Conservationist for Field Operations

Walter Albarran

Area 3 (Manatee County)

Jeff Schmidt

Area 4 - (Palm Beach County) - Assistant State Conservationist for Field Operations

Cynthia M. Portalatin

State Public Affairs Specialist

Rochelle Urquhart

State Outreach Coordinator

FLORIDA NRCS STATE OFFICE EMPLOYEE DIRECTORY

State Conservationist Office
Name Position Phone Number Email
Juan C. Hernandez
State Conservationist
Jill Binette
Executive Assistant
Ecological Sciences
Name Position Phone Number Email
Nathan Fikkert
State Resource Conservationist
Jessica Bertine
State Economist
Jean-Paul Calixte
GIS Coordinator
Marta Leon
Administrative Assistant
Roberto Luciano
State Agronomist
Beverly McCarroll
State Biologist
John Scarpa
Business Tools Coordinator
Stephen (Drew) Wise
State Archeologist
Engineering
Name Position Phone Number Email
Jason Strenth
State Conservation Engineer
Mark Hall
Geologist (Florida-Georgia)
Yamilette Martinez-Suarez
Civil Engineer
Carlos Roda
Civil Engineer
Management & Strategy
Name Position Phone Number Email
Han Nguyen
Assistant State Conservationist for Management & Strategy
Jorge Camacho
Financial Resources Specialist
Terry Howard
Administrative Assistant
Dytra Lewis
Business Services Specialist
Erin Wright
Clerk
Partnerships and Initiatives
Name Position Phone Number Email
Hilary Barnhart
Acting Assistant State Conservationist for Partnerships and Initiatives
Denise Liggett
Management Analyst / RCPP State Coordinator
Cynthia Portalatin
Public Affairs Specialist
Rochelle Urquhart
Outreach Coordinator
Plant Materials Center (Brooksville, FL)
Name Position Phone Number Email
M.J. (Mimi) Williams
Plant Materials Manager
Victor Guerra
Agronomist
Jacob Sparger
Biological Technician
Programs - Easements
Name Position Phone Number Email
Crenel Francis
Acting Assistant State Conservationist for Easements
Michelle Smith
Administrative Assistant
Brett Gee
Agricultural Engineer
Crenel Francis
Easements Coordinator
Sara May
Easements Specialist
Michael Bush
Natural Resources Specialist
Charles Rainville
Trust for Tomorrow Representative
Programs - Financial Assistance
Name Position Phone Number Email
Amber Till
Assistant State Conservationist for Financial Assistance Programs
Diana Avellanet-Echevarria
CSP Program Specialist
Teri Nehls
EQIP Program Specialist
Mary Anne Gonter
Program Support Specialist
Programs - Wetland Reserve Easements (Okeechobee, FL)
Name Position Phone Number Email
Jessica Robbins
Agricultural Engineer
Scott Turgeon
Biologist
Keijo Hardin
Civil Engineer
Rex Robinson
Civil Engineer
J. Scott Kuipers
Natural Resource Specialist
Shane Jacob
Rangeland Management Specialist
Joe Garvin
Trust for Tomorrow Inspector
Soils
Name Position Phone Number Email
Isabelle Giuliani
State Soil Scientist
Darrell E. Leach
Soil Scientist/NRI