Kelly Cox is an environmental attorney and advocate. As a representative of the Everglades Coalition, Cox has been involved in the Biscayne Bay and Southeastern Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (BBSEER) Project and other coastal wetland restoration projects throughout South Florida. Cox is currently serving on the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (FKNMS) Connectivity Team and is an appointed member of the Sanctuary Advisory Council as an alternate in the Conservation and Environment Seat.
Since 2017, Cox has served as a member of the adjunct faculty at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science where she teaches Environmental Law and Policy to graduate-level students. Cox holds a JD/ MPS from the University of Miami and completed her undergraduate studies in Natural Resources and Political Science at North Carolina State University. A South Florida native, Cox enjoys kayaking and exploring Florida Bay and the Ten Thousand Islands of Everglades National Park in her spare time.