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Michael J. Baldwin, Secretary

Mike Baldwin serves as President of the “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society, the Friends of the Refuge group that supports the J. N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island, Florida. Until early 2018, he also served as Co-Chair of the Everglades Coalition, an alliance of some sixty local, state and national conservation and environmental organizations dedicated to full restoration of the greater Everglades ecosystem.

Mike retired in 1999 as Vice-President, Technology Support, for Millennium Petrochemical after a 31-year career in the chemical industry. He served as a member of the executive management team of Millennium and, in prior years, of Dow Chemical Canada and Dow Chemical Latin America. He subsequently, and until year-end 2013, acted as a senior management consultant on improving safety and environmental performance in the chemical and energy industries.

Mike is a past Council Commissioner for the Boy Scouts of America in both Greater Cincinnati and Fort Myers, FL. He holds a BS in chemistry from the University of Sheffield (England) and a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of Alberta (Canada). He and his wife, Terry, have lived on Sanibel Island, FL since 1998.