Jillian Amurao


Jillian developed a passion for nature through a childhood of tree climbing and outdoor exploration. Since then, she has gained credentials that give her an excuse to spend her days at the beautiful Phinizy Center. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Augusta University, with research experience in green chemistry and organic synthesis reactions. She has worked as a lab technician at the Savannah River National Lab and lab teaching assistant for Augusta University. As Lab Supervisor, Jillian coordinates and supervises all water quality analyses conducted by the Research Team. Jillian is a licensed Georgia State Laboratory Analyst for Wastewater and Drinking Water and is a Georgia Master Naturalist. In her free time, Jillian can be found on a paddleboard with her dog, Mouse. 

Email: jillian@phinizycenter.org

Office Phone: 706-828-2109

Cell: 706-284-1658