Libby Carnahan  is the UF/IFAS Extension, Florida Sea Grant Agent in Pinellas County. Lib by is playing a  leading role in Tampa Bay in helping citizens, governments, and industry m ake well-informed choices in  the face of a changing climate. She strives to identify key project partners,  facilitate a discussion in the  scientific community, and develop education programs to engage the pub lic regarding the science and  data. Libby facilitates the Tampa Bay Climate Science Advisory Panel, is a m ember of the Gulf of Mexico  Climate Outreach Community of Practice, and a leader of the UF/IFAS Florida  Sea Grant Work Action  Group. Libby holds a BS in Biology from Truman State University (199 8) and an MS in Marine Science  from the University of South Florida (2005).