2nd Year Board Members

Carey Minteer

Dr. Carey Minteer is an assistant professor at the University of Florida's Hayslip Biological Control Research and Containment Laboratory in Fort Pierce. Dr. Minteer is a graduate of the University of Arkansas and specializes in invasion ecology and the biological control of invasive plants. She has worked in the field of invasion biology and biological control for over 10 years. Carey began her work in Florida in 2014 as a post-doctoral researcher at the USDA-ARS Invasive Plant Research Laboratory, where she investigated biological control of water hyacinth and water lettuce and the potential indirect effects of biological control of weeds. Carey accepted her current position at the University of Florida in 2016. At University of Florida, Dr. Minteer serves in both research and Extension capacities. Currently, she works with multiple weed species, including Brazilian peppertree, air potato, earleaf acacia, and tropical soda apple.