Andrea Bain

Regional Network: 
Southeast Regional Network
Class Year: 
2007
Position: 
Environmental Specialist
Organization: 
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Location: 

For the last 8 months, Andrea has worked in the Drycleaning Solvent Cleanup Program in the capacity of a project manager, managing all phases of remedial action activities for dry-cleaning rehabilitation projects. Her community activism experiences have been focused on environmental education and environmental justice issues. As a graduate student at Florida A&M University's Environmental Science Institute, Andrea was an active member of the Environmental Sciences Student Organization, a student chapter of the Ecological Society of America and a team leader for the Environmental Sciences Institute Summer Camp. She also mentored high school students in ocean and environmental sciences for participation in regional and national science bowl competitions. Andrea continues to be actively involved by initiating community involvement through environmental education and hopes to promote environmental stewardship and social change by spearheading programs that target nontraditional populations.