Team Members

Mark Kaplan

Vice President, Government and Community Relations
(352) 392-4574

Linda Collins

Governmental Relations Manager
(850) 488-2447

Susan Crowley

Assistant Vice President, Community Relations
(352) 392-4567

Mary Ann Hooks

Director, Governmental Affairs UF IFAS
(850) 270-4013

Deborah Kinney

Board and External Relations Coordinator
(352) 392-4574
Deputy Director,
Federal Relations 
(202) 220-1384
Assistant Vice President,
Federal Relations
(202) 220-1383

Gaylen Morgan

Legislative Coordinator, Government Relations
(850) 270-4000

Melissa Orth

Senior Director,
Government Relations;
Assistant University Secretary
(352) 392-4574

Ed Poppell

Administration, UF Historic St. Augustine
(352) 392-4574

Victoria Price

Legislative Assistant,
UF IFAS
v.price@ufl.edu
(850) 270-4010

Andrew Ragsdale

Community Relations Specialist
(352) 392-4567
Director,
Government Relations
(850) 270-4040

Karen Thomas

Executive Assistant to the Vice President
(352) 392-4574