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Office of Greenways and Trails Staff

Samantha Browne - Chief (Legislative, Rulemaking, Policy, External Affairs, Agency/Nonprofit/Private Partnerships, Acquisition Program); 850-245-2076

temporarily vacant - Assistant Chief

Meet OGT's Greenways and Trails Coordinators ( click for map showing regions)

Britney Moore - Outdoor Recreation Program Manager, Greenways & Trails Coordination/Northwest Region, FL Scenic Highways Committee; 850-245-3069

Britney grew up in the North Florida Area, providing for extensive knowledge of her dedicated region. Britney has worked for Florida’s award-winning state park system for several years. She attended Florida State University where she studied Geography and Environmental Studies. As a member of the Junior League of Tallahassee, Britney has found a way to nourish her love of volunteering in the community. She frequently explores Florida’s incredible recreational opportunities, whether it be participating in biking and kayaking events or taking her dogs on hikes. So, look for her in your area on the weekends.

Katie Bernier - Greenways & Trails Coordination/South & Central Region, Florida Greenways and Trails Council coordination and Designation Program; 863-314-8439 (working out of Highlands Hammock State Park).

Katie grew up in Lake Wales, spending many weekends exploring nearby state parks which helped to cultivate her love for Florida’s many outdoor recreation opportunities. Katie attended Florida State University and completed her bachelor’s degree in Classical Civilizations and recently completed a master’s degree in Biodiversity and Conservation at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. Katie’s prior experience includes working as a Forest Ranger for the Florida Forest Service and serving as an AmeriCorps Member with the Florida State Parks. In her free time, Katie loves traveling, hiking and fishing. She also enjoys checking out all of the greenways and trails that are in her region.

Vacant - Greenways & Trails Coordination/East-Central Region; Please contact Katie Bernier

Justin Baldwin - Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) Coordinator, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician, FGTS Plan Data and Mapping; 850-245-2063

 Justin received his bachelor’s degree in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology from the University of Tennessee and it was during this time that his love for trails and greenways developed as he rode his bicycle to and from work and class every day, something he continues to do.

Justin is currently pursuing his master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Florida State University. His study interests include GIS planning and planning for bicycle/pedestrian friendly communities. He enjoys bicycling, camping, traveling with his family, and trail running, of which he has completed several 50k events in the Southern Appalachians. His wife, Brigitte, and two kids, Jonah and Layla, live with him in Tallahassee.

Charles Austion - Outdoor Recreation Specialist; 850-245-2078

Charles was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana but moved around a lot due to his father being in the military. Living in many different climates helped foster his love for the outdoors. Charles attended Georgia Southern University where he got a bachelor’s degree in Outdoor Recreation. He later received an associate’s degree in Fish and Wildlife Management from Ogeechee Technical College. Charles’ prior experience includes serving in AmeriCorps for Montana State Parks and guiding a variety of trips for many demographics and learning levels while attending Georgia Southern. In his free time, he enjoys hiking with his dogs, cooking for people, and catching up on rugby games. He looks forward to exploring more of Florida’s beautiful greenways and trails.

Mailing Address:

Office of Greenways and Trails
Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Recreation and Parks
3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS 795
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000

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Last Modified:
February 22, 2021 - 5:48pm

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