• 2018-2019 Agricultural & Environmental Council

  • The purpose of the council is to promote, educate, and provide a forum within the Chamber’s structure to advance agricultural and environmental issues and show how these industries contribute to our quality of life. Council programs will focus on our agricultural heritage and the economic contribution that this industry brings to the county. Environmental programs will focus on promoting and addressing issues associated with our natural and environmental resources, sustainable development, permitting, conservation, and eco-tourism.
    Jane West
    Chair
    Mary Ellen Hancock
    Vice Chair
    Ameris Bank
    Business Banker
    Bruce Hallett
    Program Chair
    Matanzas Geosciences, Inc.
    Owner
    Dr. Hallett's qualifications include over 25 years’ experience in the environmental and geological consulting fields, including  due diligence evaluations for large-tract properties, CERCLA/RCRA investigations for Superfund facilities, Brownfield assessments and cleanups, environmental site characterizations, environmental remediation, geotechnical investigations, geologic mapping, and water resource development.  Dr. Hallett has varied experience related to the petroleum, real estate, manufacturing, mining, and property redevelopment industries.  He is experienced in a wide range of environmental disciplines including groundwater modeling, contaminant transport, and environmental compliance and permitting at the local, state, and federal levels.  
    Scott Graddy
    Immediate Past Chair
    Ag-Tastic Solutions LLC
    Vice President
    Luke Kelleher
    Membership Chair
    Coastal Conservation Association
    Manager Resource Development
    tom dolan
    Communications Chair