Dr. Edwin Moore serves as the president of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (ICUF), a Tallahassee-based association of 30 private, not-for-profit colleges and universities. He also serves as the executive director of the Higher Education Facilities Finance Authority in Florida and as chief executive officer of the Florida Independent College Fund, a non-profit organization.
During Moore’s career, he served in government, the private sector and in the not-for-profit association sector. Prior to his current roles at ICUF, he served as staff director for the Florida House of Representatives Policy Committee while concurrently serving as Staff Director of the Select Committee on Medical Liability Insurance, the Select Committee on Workers’ Compensation and the House Public Security Coordinating Committee. He also served as the House point staff person for disaster preparedness, continuing operations planning (COOP) and continuity of government (COG) planning.
Moore has a Ph.D. in Public Administration and Policy with an emphasis on creating learning organizations in policymaking settings. He is the author of numerous tracts on higher education, K-20 education, economic development, insurance, healthcare and other public policy issues. Moore has received numerous awards and recognition for his efforts, including, most recently, The Florida Chamber of Commerce International Champion Award.