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College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

CALS Alumni & Friends

CALS Alumni & Friends is dedicated to supporting the mission of the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences by building and maintaining a network of students, alumni and friends.

Board of Directors

  • Avery LeFils, President, Lake Helen, FL
  • Deirdre Hilliard, El Dorado, AR
  • Amie Imler, Alachua, FL
  • Mallory Neumann, Tallahassee, FL
  • Zachary Sweat, Bonita Springs, FL
  • ArNelle Wright, DMD, Orlando, FL


The CALS Alumni and Friends Scholarship supports outstanding CALS undergraduate students who are involved in college, departmental or major activities. Selection is made from the the CALS Undergraduate Scholarship Application. The annual TailGATOR silent auction as well as individual donations support this scholarship endowment.


Cathy Carr, CALS Director of Alumni and Career Services                          

Malissa Redden, Program Assistant, Alumni and Career Services