Dean is responsible for acting as an advisor to the Program Director and all staff members on fiscal, technical, and personnel matters. Dean can be seen working on restoration projects in the field, helping with bird surveys, working at the NSU farm on coastal plants as easily as he can be seen advising staff on creating solid budgets and providing guidance on scientific issues. Dean has been working with BTNEP since 1997. Prior to his role as Deputy Director, he was the Habitat Enhancement Coordinator. Dean has also worked with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality in the Investigations and Regulations Development Division. Dean is a native and resident of Assumption Parish.

B.S., Wildlife and Fisheries/Aquaculture