Meet the Board of Directors
  1. TBAEP Past-President
    Scott D. Graf
    Member since 2012, Scott is a Senior Associate and Environmental Department Manager with Terracon.
  2. TBAEP At-Large Member
    Tina Fritz
    At-Large Member
    Member since 2013, Tina has worked in the Tampa Environmental Industry for more than 20 years.
  3. TBAEP Parliamentarian
    Bruce Hasbrouck
    Member since 1988. Bruce Hasbrouck is Vice President at Faller-Davis.
  4. TBAEP President
    Brian Bendis
    Member since 2008, Brian is a Technical Sales Rep with Pine Environmental.
  5. TBAEP Treasurer
    Teri Hasbrouck
    Treasurer Treasurer
    Member since 2004, Teri is an Environmental Program Coordinator with Pinellas County.
  6. At-Large Board Member
    Martha Gruber
    At-Large Member
    Member since 2014, Martha is with the Ecological Services Unit, Division of Environmental Management, Public Works Pinellas County.
  7. TBAEP Vice President
    Sheri Huelster
    Vice President
    Member since 2015, Sheri is a Project Scientist at Cardno.
  8. TBAEP At-Large Board Member
    Gabriella Balsam
    Previous USF Student Chapter President, Gabriella is an Environmental Scientist with the Environmental Resource Permit Bureau, Regulation Division at Southwest Florida Water Management District.
  9. TBAEP Member At-Large
    Paige Jaffe
    At-Large Member
    Environmental Scientist with the Water Use Permit Bureau at Southwest Florida Water Management District.
  10. TBAEP Member At-Large
    Cynthia Grizzle
    At-Large Member
    TBAEP’s Environmental Professional of the Year in 2013, Cynthia is owner and Director of Environmental Services at Pritchett Steinbeck Group Inc.
  11. TBAEP Member At-Large
    Craig Burns
    At-Large Member
    Project manager and sales at Clark Environmental

Serving on the Board FAQ

Here are some commonly asked questions and answers about how to get on the TBAEP Board and the associated responsibilities.
  1. Who is eligible?
    Anyone who is eligible to be a General member of NAEP is eligible to serve on the Board. This includes having earned an undergraduate or graduate degree and has at least three years’ work experience in the environmental field.
  2. How long is a BOD term?
    TBAEP BOD Members serve 2 years. Each officer's term is for one year. Officer positions are voted on by the BOD members.
  3. How are BOD members selected?
    Board members are voted in by the TBAEP membership. Candidates are selected by nomination and nominations can be made on behalf of oneself or someone else. Nominees must be members in good standing at the time of elections.
  4. What would be my time commitment during the course of my 2 year term?
    Board members are required to attend at least 75% of our regularly scheduled meetings. Outside of that, it depends if you are a member at large or an officer and if you are a committee chair. Overall it is a few hours a week and increases near events.
  5. What is the benefit of becoming a board member?
    Benefits of serving on the board include expanding your leadership skills, making meaningful connections in the environmental field, helping to make a difference for graduating students, and much more. We also try to have a lot of fun.
We realize that joining the Board is a big committment. It helps us to develop good future board members when TBAEP members volunteer first.
Here are some other ways to be more involved: