Meet Annisa

Annisa Karim, M.Sc.

Education:

Graduated from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School – May 1992: Parkland, Florida.

Bachelor of Science, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation – May 1997: University of Florida, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation. Minor: Zoology.

Master of Science, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation – December 2007: University of Florida, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.

 

Employment:

Manager – Lee County Department of Parks and Recreation. June 2016 – present

Senior Supervisor – Conservation Lands: Lee County, Florida – Lee County Department of Parks and Recreation. March 2013 – June 2016

Land Stewardship Coordinator: Lee County, FL – Department of Parks & Recreation February 2009 – March 2013

Environmental Specialist: Collier County, FL – Conservation Collier Program August 2007 – February 2009 (temporarily funded position).

Graduate Research Assistant for Martin B. Main. Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation. University of Florida. Gainesville, FL. August 2003 – August 2005

Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP): Assistant/ Information Specialist May 2002 – August 2003 (U of FL IFAS Extension – SWFREC: Immokalee, FL)

Conservation Associate – Naturalist I – Naturalist II: The Conservancy of SW FL October 1998 – May 2002

 

Civic Involvement:

Conservation Chair of the of the Naples Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society

Board Member American Muslim Democratic Caucus of Florida

Member of the Collier County Democratic Executive Committee

Past Chairwoman of the Collier County Democratic Executive Committee

Past Chairwoman of the Past President of the Collier County Democratic Club

Past 1st Vice President of the Democratic Women’s Club of Collier County

Member of the Conservation Collier Land Acquisition Advisory Committee (May 2009 – February 2012; Appointed by the Collier County Board of County Commissioners)