4424 NW 13th St, Ste B-11
Gainesville, FL 32609
David Godfrey, Executive Director
David oversees all aspect of the organization's programmatic, organizational and financial activities. David has particular expertise in the areas of coastal management policy, international sea turtle trade, and the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge.
Marydele Donnelly, Director of International Policy
Marydele focuses on reducing the accidental capture of sea turtles in domestic and international fisheries. Based just outside Washington, D.C., she advocates for policies to safeguard sea turtles in U.S. waters and beyond.
Gary Appelson, Policy Coordinator
Gary is responsible for monitoring Florida laws and regulations impacting sea turtles and the habitats they rely on, coastal management and development policies, and the coastal environment.
Dan Evans, Technology & Research Biologist, and Sea Turtle Grants Program Administrator
Dan is the principle biologist on STC's sea turtle tracking research program and is responsible for STC's educational activities, public presentations, organizing volunteers to help with STC's sea turtle monitoring research programs. Dan is also the administrator of the Florida Sea Turtle Grants Program.
Pat McCloskey, Controller
Pat is responsible for the budgeting and financial reports of STC. She is also the personnel administrator and the co-administrator of the Sea Turtle License Plate Grants Program.
Kim Aslan, Office Manager
Kim is responsible for making sure STC's main office runs smoothly and efficiently by routing correspondence, collecting information, maintaining office supplies and coordinating staff schedules and travel. She is also responsible for selecting merchandise and managing STC's online store.
Donna Lee Crawford, Barrier Island Ecosystem Center Community Stewardship Coordinator
Donna Lee (on left) is responsible for STC's educational, community outreach, and volunteer activities at the Barrier Island Ecosystem Center in southern Brevard County, Fla.
Lexie Beach, Communications Coordinator
Lexie is responsible for STC's communication activities including: media relations, cause-related marketing, donor and public outreach campaigns, organizational publications, and attending conservation events. On a recurring basis, she produces the annual report and monthly e-newsletter. Lexie also promote the "Helping Sea Turtles Survive" license plate in Florida, and organizes several events each year.
Tyler puckett, Membership Coordinator
Tyler is responsible for STC's Membership activities, including managing our database and adopt-a-turtle program. She is also responsible for general member correspondence, including special appeals and renewal requests.
Rick Herren, Lighting Project Co-Manager
Rick co-manages STC's project to mitigate beachfront lighting issues in Florida.
Lauryn Wright, Lighting Project Co-Manager
Lauryn co-manages STC's project to mitigate beachfront lighting issues in Florida.
Rachel Tighe, Lighting Project Co-Manager
Rachel co-manages STC's project to mitigate beachfront lighting issues in Florida.
Chase Hill, Accounting Assistant