Raised in Vero Beach, Retired Indian River Co. Sheriff's Office (30+ yrs), Local Charter/Fishing Guide, President of Treasure Coast Chapter Coastal Conservation Association
Local Charter Fisherman since 1995. Past Biologist with Florida Aquatic Preserves Program and US Fish and Wildlife Service.
First Vice President
Lagoon front resident since 1985. Serve on IRL Council National Estuary Program Management Board, Past chair of the Indian River Neighborhood Association Lagoon Committee, Alternate-City of Vero Beach Utilities Advisory Board
Second Vice President
Donna Halleran serves as the first Vice President for Pelican Island Audubon Society Audubon Advocates Program. Donna has a passion for helping people by encouraging them to get outdoors in nature and encourages young people to find their voice and advocate for a healthy community beginning with the Indian River Lagoon and the very water they drink. She is a retired Family Therapist and Licensed Social Worker; and specialized in Child Welfare and Gerontology.
Originally from New England, been coming here since mid 60’s with wife Jody, became full time resident in 2008, have a background in banking and finance, served on Vero City Council, feel strongly about Florida’s water quality
Richard H. Baker, Ph.D. is a University of Florida Professor Emeritus, President of the Pelican Island Audubon Society, serves on the Indian River County Environmental Control Hearing Board, and author of over 100 published scientific articles, guest editorials, and co-authored the book “Reflections of Blue Cypress, Photographs, History, and Poems of the Headwater Lake of the St. Johns River.”
IRC resident since 2013 and Executive Director of the Indian River Neighborhood Association. Social media management and website design. Photographer. Youth minister. Activist.
Board Member (Proxy)
Graduate Stony Brook University New York, Florida licensed Registered Nurse, Vero Isles Home Owners Association, City of Vero Beach Planning and Zoning Board Member, and Indian River Neighborhood Association, Board Chairman
8 year live aboard sailor, Founder of Youth Sailing Foundation of Indian River County, Executive Board member of Indian River Neighborhood Association.
Since moving to Vero Beach in 2010, Carter has devoted much of his time to growth and environmental issues. He served on the South Beach Property Owners’ Association Board, was President of the Indian River Neighborhood Association and served on IRNA's Lagoon Committee. He was appointed to the IRC Development Review Committee, served as Treasurer of Trinity Episcopal Church and on the Moorings Presidents’ Committee. Carter and his wife, Ann and their three children live in the South Beach area.
Michael is a licensed professional engineer specializing in coastal engineering with over 45 years of national experience mostly in Florida. Michael is a lifelong waterman and enjoys surfing, sailing, snorkeling, swimming, and fishing.
George Glenn Jr. is a fourth generation Vero Beach, FL, resident, graduating from Vero Beach High School in 1997. He graduated with honors from the University of Florida in 2001 where he majored in Finance and minored in Economics. Prior to attending law school, he worked as a financial analyst. George then went to law school and graduated cum laude from the Florida State University College of Law in 2006, where he obtained advanced certificates in Environmental Law and in Land Use Law. He spent his early career working in the Indian River County Attorney’s Office before entering private practice.
Past Chairman of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and 25 year board member. Currently Chair of Ocean Research and Conservation Association (ORCA) and senior advisor of the Brevard Indian River Lagoon Coalition and the Clean Water Coalition of Indian River County.
Advisor to the Board
Resident of Vero Beach since 1989. 20 year volunteer at HBOI; past Board member of PIAS and current chair of IRNA Water & Lagoon Committee. Avid kayaker.