Dr. Jonathan D. Arthur is State Geologist of Florida and Director of the Florida Geological Survey. He holds degrees from Florida State University and is a Fellow of the Geological Society of America. Jon is also a member of IAH and NGWA. He has had leadership roles with the Association of American State Geologists (President 2014-2015), the Florida Association of Professional Geologists (President 2003-2006), the AIPG Florida Section Executive Committee (2007 – 2009) and has served on National Academy of Science committees. His areas of specialization include hydrogeochemistry and aquifer vulnerability, with special interest in geoscience policy and advocacy.