Boards & Committees


Board of Scientific Advisers

The Whitney Laboratory Board of Scientific Advisers are research scientists who help inform the scientific direction of the Whitney Laboratory.

Board of Trustees

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.

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"I support the Lab because Whitney touches us all in so many amazing ways, their research brings us hope for a restored environment, better human health, and to me, most important, brings the excitement of learning to young minds."

-Martha Dobes, Former Whitney Board of Trustees

"Whitney Laboratory (as part of University of Florida) is one of the most unique marine labs in the world and it has been great to be a part of that team as a supporter, volunteer and Board of Trustee member for over 20 years."

-John Perkner, Whitney Board of Trustees