Team Members

Mark Kaplan

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

Dr. Win Phillips

Interim Vice President, University Relations
(352) 294-0781

Florida Bridgewater-Alford

Communications Outreach Strategist, Integrated Communication & Marketing
(352) 846-3903

Bernard Brzezinski

Art/Creative Director, Visual Communications
(352) 392-9092

Alisson Clark

Senior Writer, News & Content Management
(352) 846-3903

Linda Collins

Governmental Relations Manager
(850) 488-2447

Christine Coombes

Strategic Project Manager, Integrated Communication & Marketing
(352) 846-3903

Susan Crowley

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

Lyon Duong

Photographer/Videographer, 
Visual Communications
(352) 392-9092

Blair Hancock 

Legislative Assistant, Government Relations
(850) 488-2447

John Hines 

Coordinator, Public Affairs
(352) 846-3903

Marion Hoffmann

Associate Vice President, Government Relations
(850) 488-2447

Carolyn Howard

Administrative Assistant, Integrated Communication & Marketing
(352) 846-3903

Kay Howell

Administrative Assistant, News & Content Management
(352) 846-3903

Brianne Lehan

Photographer/Videographer, 
Visual Communications
(352) 392-9092

Stephenie Livingston

Science Writer, News & Content Management
(352) 846-3903

Sarah Mathias

Director, Federal Relations
(202) 507-6294

Michael McAleer

Graphic Designer, Creative Services
(352) 846-3903

Ryan Morejon

Social Media Specialist, Social Media
(352) 392-9092

Steve Orlando

National Media Strategist, News & Content Management
(352) 846-3903

Melissa Orth

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

Ed Poppell

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

Todd Sanders

Director, Digital Communications & Social Media
(352) 392-9092

Lora Smith

Executive Assistant, Government Relations
(352) 392-4574

Robbie Smith

Multimedia Specialist, Social Media
(352) 273-3834

Karen Thomas

Community Relations Specialist, Community Relations
(352) 392-4567

Donna Winchester

Director, Strategic Communications
(352) 846-3903

Margot Winick

Director, News & Content Management
(352) 846-3903

Nicole Yucht

Assistant Vice President, University Communications
(352) 846-3903