Kalia Baillene is a native Floridian. She attended Florida State University where she majored in Interior Design and the University of Central Florida where she majored in Art History. She has been a member of the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. for 43 years and has held many positions within the organization. She currently serves as the Bartram Society state chair.
Kalia is a retired Interior Designer/Mom and now spends lots of time gardening and creating floral designs and edible treats from the garden, encouraging the protection of our natural resources, and loves being near the river. Among her many activities and Interests are horticulture, visual/fine arts, gourmet cooking, reading, and traveling.