Meet the Pigeon Key Team

Kelly McKinnon - Pigeon Key Executive Director

Kelly McKinnon

Executive Director

Wayne State University
Marine Science, History

Chris Rowell Pigeon Key Operations - Director

Chris Rowell

Operations Director

University of North Florida
Biology, Environmental Studies

CASEY HOWLEY-BRIGHAM - Pigeon Key Education Director

Casey Howley-Brigham

Education Director

University of New England
Animal Behavior

CALLAHAN CLARKE - {igeon Key Coordination Director

Callahan Clarke

Education Coordinator

Colorado Mesa University
Biology& Chemistry


Maria Beale

Visitor Center & Gift Shop Manager

Buddy the Cat - Rest in Peace

Former Leisure Activities

Tour Guides

Riet Steinmetz

Pigeon Key Tour Guide

Jennifer Powell - Pigeon Key Tour Guide

Jennifer Powell

Pigeon Key Tour Guide

Eric Johnson

Pigeon Key Tour Guide

Board of Directors

○ President – Don Hiller, Monroe County Sheriff’s Department
○ Vice President – Mike “Mr. Marathon” Puto
○ Treasurer – Carolyn Anthony, Sparky’s Landing
○ Secretary – Jason Koler, Keys Weekly Newspaper
○ Art Show Coordinator – Denise DeCrow
○ Rich Malafy, Campbell & Malafy Law Firm
○ Patty Ivey, Florida DOT
○ Duane Francis, Sunbelt Rentals
○ George Steinmetz, Coral Construction
○ Riet Steinmetz, Pigeon Key Tour Guide

Ducky - Food and Beverage Coordinator

Ducky – Rest in Peace

Former Food and Beverage Coordinator