Andrea Albertin

Dr. Andrea Albertin

Water Resources Regional Specialized Agent

Northwest District Water Resources
155 Research Road
Quincy, FL 32351
(850) 875-7111

Educational Program Focus

Lead and support water resource extension education programs in the Florida Panhandle in the following areas:

  • Protecting and enhancing water quality by reducing point and nonpoint source pollution. Practices promoted include Agriculture and Green Industry Best Management Practices (BMPs), Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ principles and septic tank management recommendations.
  • Conserving water by reducing use and increasing water-use efficiency in agriculture and urban sectors.

Work Experience

  • 2016-Present — University of Florida IFAS Extension, Water Resources Regional Specialized Agent
  • 2015-2016 — Northern Virginia Community College, Adjunct Professor in Environmental Science
  • 2015 — Visiting Professor in Soil Science, EARTH University, Costa Rica
  • 2013-2015 — Director of Center for Community Initiatives, Monteverde Institute, Costa Rica
  • 2014 — Field Instructor, University of California Education Abroad Program in Tropical Biology and Conservation, Monteverde, Costa Rica
  • 2010-2012 — Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Florida
  • 2003-2005 — Environmental Research Associate, Organization for Tropical Studies, Palo Verde National Park, Costa Rica


  • 2009 — PhD, Aquatic Biogeochemistry, University of Florida
  • 2001 — MS, Agroforestry, University of Florida1995 BS, Biology, The College of William and Mary