Eric Cochran Named to Whitney Laboratory Board of Trustees
Published: Monday, April 22, 2019
Whitney Laboratory is pleased to announce that Eric Cochran has joined its Board of Trustees. Eric grew up in St. Petersburg in an environment similar to the Matanzas Inlet ecosystem and has always had a keen interest in coast Florida estuaries. He served in the US Navy for 21 years predominately at sea, and witnessed firsthand adverse human impact on worldwide marine environments. He first became familiar with the Whitney Laboratory while working as the Associate Director of the University of Florida Physical Plant and for the past several years he has been volunteering in Dr. Todd Osborne’s laboratory growing oysters and collecting specimens for research. He and his wife reside in St. Augustine.
The Whitney Laboratory Board of Trustees provides advice and assistance to the Lab in the areas of fund raising, advocacy and marketing helping to further the Lab’s mission of scientific research, education & training.