FNPS Council of Chapters

St Marks NWR Wakulla Co, Alan Cressler
St. Marks Nat'l Wildlife Refuge, Wakulla Co, photo by Alan Cressler


          This is home of the Representatives of the Council of Chapters supporting the work of the Florida Native Plant Society. One Representative is assigned from each local Chapter statewide to communicate and coordinate between local and state efforts to preserve, conserve, and restore the native plants of Florida.


Kara Driscoll, Council Chair & Board Director

 Gail Parsons, Council Vice-chair & Board Director

Athena Phillips, Council Secretary & Board Director


Council of Chapters on Facebook

Chapter and Representative Feedback

Chapter Representatives and Presidents can join and create public discussions in the Council of Chapters section of the FNPS Forum. The "Forum Discussion" link IN THE SIDEBAR takes you there. Although you can read all discussions and attachments, you cannot Comment without a Login ID & password. Click here to request a Forum Login.

Chapter Presidents and Chapter Representatives can be contacted directly through links in the sidebar, "Society Contacts" and "Chapter Login". Anyone can use the "local Chapters" link in the first paragraph above to find contact information for any Chapter statewide.


Meetings and Minutes

Council Meeting Minutes are posted under the "Meetings" tab above. You will find all Council minutes archived there.

Use the CALENDAR tab above to see upcoming Council Meetings. Minutes from past meeting are posted under the MEETINGS tab above. Council work groups are encouraged to have upcoming meetings posted to the calendar.         


Contact the current council secretary to post useful Chapter resources under the RESOURCES tab above or to have a council work group added to the calendar. The Council becomes better as you participate. The current council Secretary (Athena Phillips) can be reached at borntrouper@yahoo.com