Emery Abshier lives on a blueberry farm with his wife and kids. During the blueberry picking season family members help out with the operation. He also works in the insurance industry.

Mary Adkins teaches at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Her books include Making Modern Florida: How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New Constitution; Chesterfield Smith, America's Lawyer, winner of the Florida Historical Society's 2020 Rembert Patrick Award; and Florida Constitutional Law: Cases in Context.

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James Albury, planetarium director at SF's Kika Silva Pla Planetarium, has been immersed in the cosmos since childhood. His career in astronomy began at age 14 at the Miami Museum of Science's planetarium. Albury holds a bachelor's degree in Astronomy from UF and spent over a decade with UF's Office of Academic Technology before returning to his true love, Astronomy.

Dr. Giovanni Aloi is an author, editor, and art curator specializing in the history and theory of photography, representation of nature, and everyday objects in art. He has published with Columbia University Press, Phaidon, MIT, Laurence King, and Prestel.

Dr. Jamie Amir completed his dental training at Guy's, King's and St. Thomas's Dental School in London, before moving to Florida where he completed two years of comprehensive dental implant training at the University of Florida Center for implant dentistry.

Lars Andersen is a full-time river guide and naturalist for Adventure Outpost in High Springs, Florida.

Ina, a teacher for more than 30 years, earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Administration from the University of Iowa in 1975. Her background includes Psychology, Biological Sciences, Research, Philosophy and Administration. Now retired, she is following her love of gardening and completed the Marion County Master Gardener Volunteer Training.

Seth is a video producer and former Christian broadcaster, who now hosts a popular online podcast 'The Thinking Atheist.' Seth has authored three books.

Peter Angood, MD, is currently CEO and President of the American Association for Physician Leadership. Previously, Dr. Angood was the inaugural Chief Patient Safety Officer at The Joint Commission, Senior Adviser for Patient Safety at the National Quality Forum, and Chief Medical Officer for the Patient Safety Organization of GE Healthcare.

Teresa Armstrong, a retired Physician Assistant with a specialization in emergency medicine, has a diverse background marked by service and expertise. Teresa served in the Air Force as a crew chief on F15 aircraft and as a club manager. She is a disabled veteran.

Michael Arnold is the Construction Liason at On Top of the World Communities.

Shannon Ascher is the Transitions Program Manager. She has worked for Hospice of Marin County for 13 years. Prior to her current role, she has experience as an Admissions Specialist and Marketing Liaison. Prior to joining Hospice of Marion County, she worked for FEMA as an archaeological liaison. She holds a B.A. in Anthropology and M.A. in Archaeology.

Gloria is a Respiratory Therapist and is the Lung Health Program Coordinator at AdventHealth Ocala. She has been in the hospital setting as a Respiratory Therapist for 23 years here in Ocala. Gloria has her Respiratory License, Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy, Bachelors in Respiratory Therapy and Masters in Public Health.

Jaye Baillie is Executive Director of Marion Cultural Alliance in Ocala, FL. MCA's 16 member volunteer board of directors and staff work to enhance the environment for the many arts organizations in Ocala's vibrant cultural scene.

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Catherine Hannan is a Senior Wildlife Assistance Biologist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission celebrating her ninth year with the agency. Her work seeks to minimize adverse impacts of wildlife on human populations by promoting wildlife awareness and education to make coexistence with native species possible.

Joe Bartosh lives in Ocala and is married with two grown children, two grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. He is originally from Wisconsin. He spent many years in law enforcement prior to spending the second half of his career in local government. He has seen it from the labor as well as management side, having both been a union president and administrator.

E. Billy Bass is a native Floridian in which his family has been in Florida since before the United States purchased the territory. A graduate of Florida State University, he has been teaching in local schools since 1993.

Beautiful Bobby Blackmon appears with his B3 Blues Band and as a Solo artist at venues throughout the the state of Florida. He has opened for BB King in 2010 & Buddy Guy in 2008. He is originally from Athens, Texas which is about 75 miles East of Dallas. He has 4 CDs on the market and his music can be heard on Spotify, Pandora, ITunes, Amazon, etc.