Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government


The St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center is located in St. Petersburg, Florida. Center Leadership is listed below. All employees are listed in the Employee Directory.

Employee Directory

Job Title Name Email Phone
IT Specialist Teresa Bellino 727-502-8087
Electronics Tech: Marine Instrumentation Christopher Bemelmans 727-502-8062
IT Specialist Jason Benedict 727-502-8065
Geologist Julie Bernier 727-502-8133
Physical Scientist Justin Birchler 727-502-8019
Geologist Sierra K. Bloomer
Technical Information Specialist Betsy Boynton 727-502-8118
Research Oceanographer Mark Buckley, Ph.D. 727-502-8024
Geologist Noreen Buster 727-502-8114
IT Specialist Jerry Butcher 727-502-8049
Research Physical Scientist Daniel Ciarletta, Ph.D. 727-502-8068
Geologist Nancy DeWitt 727-502-8058
Supervisory Physical Scientist Kara Doran 727-502-8117
Research Marine Biologist James Evans, Ph.D. 727-502-8078
Ext: 8078
Physical Scientist Cheyenne Everhart 727-502-8108
Electronics Technician (Marine Instrumentation) Andrew Farmer 727-502-8051
Research Physical Scientist Robert Fidler
Research Geologist James Flocks 727-502-8012
Budget Analyst Rhonda Foley
Geologist Arnell Forde 727-502-8111
Research Physical Scientist Donya P Frank-Gilchrist, Ph.D. 727-502-8052
Physical Scientist Benjamin Galbraith
Physical Scientist Jessica Gorski 727-502-8037
Computer Assistant Susan Helmer 727-502-8077
Research Geologist (Mendenhall) Michael Itzkin, Ph.D.
Physical Scientist Jessica Jacobs 727-502-8041
Physical Scientist Robert Jenkins 727-502-8138
Physical Science Technician Connor M. Jenkins 727-502-8099
Facilities Operations Specialist Dwain Johnson 727-502-8093
Physical Scientist Emily Johnson
Research Physical Scientist Selena Johnson 727-502-8053
Research Microbiologist Christina Kellogg, Ph.D. 727-502-8128
Marine Operations and Facilities Manager, Geologist Kyle Kelso 727-502-8112
Research Social Scientist Dawn Kotowicz, Ph.D.
Cartographer Christine Kranenburg 727-502-8129
Research Marine Biologist Ilsa B Kuffner, Ph.D. 727-502-8048
Research Microbiologist John T. Lisle, Ph.D. 727-502-8140
Geologist Marci Marot 727-502-8057
Physical Scientist Bryan McCloskey, Ph.D.
Quality Management System Manager, Natural Hazards Mission Area Molly McLaughlin 727-502-8109
Physical Science Technician Haley M. Mcpherson 727-502-8023
Research Geologist (Post Doc) Madelyn J. Mette, Ph.D. 727-502-8130
Physical Scientist Rangley Mickey 727-502-8115
Research Geologist Jennifer L Miselis, Ph.D. 727-502-8088
Oceanographer Christopher Moore 727-502-8106
Administrative Officer Lisa Morrow 727-421-1181
Geographer/Geologist Sydney K Nick 727-310-5577
Coastal Geomorphologist (Mendenhall) Rose V. Palermo, Ph.D. 727-502-8000
Research Oceanographer Margaret Palmsten, Ph.D. 727-502-8018
Research Oceanographer Davina L. Passeri, PhD 727-502-8014
Budget Analyst Priscilla Plange 727-502-8008
Center Director Nathaniel Plant, Ph.D. 727-502-8072
Research Geographer Ian Reeves
Deputy Center Director Christopher D Reich 727-502-8032
Geologist Caitlin Reynolds 727-502-8046
Physical Science Technician Maxwell O. Reynolds 727-502-8083
Engineering Technician B.J. Reynolds 727-502-8067
Research Geologist Julie Richey, Ph.D. 727-502-8123
Management Analyst Robert A. Salmon
Geographer (Data Management Specialist) Heather A Schreppel 727-502-8013
Physical Scientist Alexander Seymour 727-502-8122
Southeast Region Safety Manager Nathan A Smiley, CSP 727-502-8071
Research Geologist Christopher G. Smith, Ph.D. 727-502-8035
Research Ecologist Kathryn E L Smith, Ph.D. 727-502-8073
Electronics Technician (Marine Instrumentation) Chelsea Stalk 727-502-8096
Oceanographer Anastasios Stathakopoulos 727-502-8136
Program Coordinator Hilary Stockdon, Ph.D. 727-483-2870
Physical Scientist/Coastal geomorphologist Joseph F. Terrano 727-502-8047
Physical Scientist David Thompson 727-502-8079
Physical Science Technician Lance Thornton 727-502-8113
Research Oceanographer Legna M Torres-García, Ph.D. 727-502-8105
Research Physical Scientist Lauren Toth, Ph.D. 727-502-8029
Research Oceanographer Benjamin Tsai 727-502-8097
Physical Scientist Priscila Vargas-Babilonia
Biologist Julie Voelschow 727-502-8078
Geographer Breanna Williams 727-502-8027
Research Oceanographer Johnathan Woodruff, Ph.D. 727-502-8124
Senior Research Oceanographer Kimberly Yates, Ph.D. 727-502-8059
Research Oceanographer David Zawada, Ph.D. 727-502-8132
Research Geographer Sara L Zeigler, Ph.D 508-457-2290