Dr. Katie Tripp

Community-Scale Enhancement & Restoration of the Rose Bay Watershed- Phase 1″

Dr. Katie Tripp is a resident of Harbor Oaks in East Volusia County & a member of her Neighborhood Association’s Board of Directors.  She works as Save the Manatee Club’s Director of Science and Conservation. She received her bachelor’s degree with honors from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL, where she majored in Marine Science and received minors in both Chemistry and Environmental Policy. Dr. Tripp earned a Master’s Certificate in Environmental Policy and Management from the University of Florida’s College of Engineering and also received her Ph.D. in Veterinary Medical Sciences from UF. Following appointment by Florida’s Governor, she served on the State’s Boating Advisory Council and is currently an elected Supervisor with the Volusia County Soil and Water Conservation District. She has served as Chair of the Manatee Rescue and Rehabilitation Partnership; on the Executive Committee of the Florida Springs Council; and on the Steering Committees of the Blue Spring Alliance and Floridians’ Clean Water Declaration. She is currently a Steering Committee member for Volusia County’s Project H2O and in 2016, she was appointed to the newly formed Indian River Lagoon Citizens’ Advisory Committee.