Danielle Irwin has spent more than twenty years as an environmental consultant in Florida, both in the public and private sector, with specialty in Florida’s estuarine and coastal waterfronts. Danielle’s educational background is rooted in her Masters in Oceanography from Florida State University, her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies, both from the University of Southern California, and her years as adjunct faculty teaching Microbiology. Her professional training has earned her certifications as a Professional Wetland Scientist, Certified Floodplain Manager, and her LEED Accreditation from the US Green Building Council.
Danielle is both a public servant and an entrepreneur. She has twice worked for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, first as staff, then as leadership, and is an active volunteer in her community. Danielle owned and operated a boutique environmental consulting firm for seven years in Jacksonville before selling it to move her family to Tallahassee, where she now resides. She is on the boards of her homeowner’s association, Rotary Club, and the local chapter of Florida’s Environmental Professionals Association. Notably, Danielle serves as the Tallahassee League of Women Voters Government Committee Chair, and joined the Board in 2021.
Danielle has lived in three of the four corners of our country – Boston, Los Angeles, and North Florida. She is enjoying raising her family in Tallahassee with her husband and two children, while building her community and her career. She is passionate about life and especially enjoys the outdoors – mountain biking, camping, taming her backyard, and travel.