The Friends of Rookery Bay's Leadership Council is comprised of individuals in leadership roles from both private and public sector who are willing to assist the Friends in achieving our goals. Members of the Leadership Council contribute through networking, partnership development, and facilitating relationships that can support important environmental education and research efforts for the 110,000-acre Rookery Bay Reserve.
Leadership Council members include:
Dudley Goodlette, former Vice Chairman of the Business Development/Risk Management Committee for Florida Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company and former Florida Representative
Christian Spilker, Vice President of Land Management at Collier Enterprises
Dr. Ellen Prager, Science Advisor to Celebrity Xpedition Cruises and former assistant dean at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Vicki Tracy, Director at Lutheran Life Communities
Dr. Robert Hueter, Senior Scientist and Director of the Center for Shark Research at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, Florida, where he also occupies the Perry W. Gilbert Chair in Shark Research.