Chair and Board of Directors

Aimee Cooper

Secretary

Aimee Cooper completed her BA in 2005 in Life Science with a concentration in Biology at Otterbein College in Westerville, OH. She was employed with the University of Florida between 2005-2016, first with the Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants providing research assistance for numerous invasive plant species throughout Florida, then becoming the coordinator for the IFAS Assessment of Non-Native Plants in Florida's Natural Areas (IFAS Assessment), and lastly with Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory (FMEL) examining the efficacy biocontrol organisms for mosquito populations and investigating how non-native bromeliads provide an ideal breeding habitat for mosquitoes. Currently, Aimee is a Senior Environmental Planner for St. Lucie County's Environmental Resources Department. She assists in protecting the County's valuable natural resources, sensitive habitats, and wildlife, and also implements the County's environmental regulations pertaining to vegetation removal, tree mitigation, dune vegetation trimming, wetlands and buffers, coastal zones & shorelines, listed species protection, and landscaping.