• Providing assistance to caged fish producers in Alabama
  • Providing info and technical assistance to catfish farmers
  • Providing info and technical assistance to recreational pond owners (management, weed control,water quality etc.)
  • Support recirculating aquaculture systems in secondary schools (their use as teaching tools)
Past Affiliations

Graduate Assistant, School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences, College of Agriculture, Auburn University

Environmental Scientist, O'Brian & Gere Engineers

Director, Aquaculture Education and Development Center

Visiting Scholar, Math and Science

Manager, Eastwood Aquaculture

Extension Fisheries Specialist, Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, University of Arkansas (past)

Marine Biology, Fishing, Fisheries Science, Ocean Sciences
MS, Auburn University, Aquaculture, 1991
AB, Colgate University, Biology, 1986
fish and fisheries aquaculture or hydroponics
English, Spanish

Honorary State Future Farmers of America Degree (Aquaculture Education), Future Farmers of America, 2001

Achievement Award (Distingished Service), National Association of County Agriculture Agents, 1994-2004

Alabama Extension Specialists Association
Alabama Fisheries Association
Catfish Farmers of America
Gamma Sigma Delta, the Honor Society of Agriculture
Midsouth Aquatic Plant Management Society
National Association of County Agriculture Agents
World Aquaculture Society