Bryan Fluech has been the unit’s associate director of extension since 2015. He is responsible for coordinating marine extension activities across the state, and also serves as the unit’s fisheries specialist. Prior to coming to UGA, Bryan served as a Florida Sea Grant extension agent and county extension director for the University of Florida for nearly 10 years. He has also worked as a middle and high school science teacher, wetlands field technician, naturalist and zookeeper. Bryan has a bachelor’s in Biology from the University of Tennessee and a master’s in education in secondary science education from the University of Florida. Born in California, Bryan spent most of his life in Marietta, Georgia. He and his family now live in Brunswick.