Regional Specialized Agent

Water Resources


Charles was raised in New Smyrna Beach, Florida and has a deep appreciation for his home state.  When Charles was young, he played sports and enjoyed fishing, surfing, and being outdoors.  These passions have continued to be an inspriation in his life and shaped his career aspirations.  Charles has received a Bachelor of Science degree in Botany and a Master of Science degree in Horticultural Sciences from the University of Florida.  His research has focused on vegetable grafting for soil-bourne disease resistance and enhancement of Best Management Practices for vegetable crop production.  His goals are to help conserve water, protect the environment and provide solutions to achieve sustainable water resource use in Florida.