our team.

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HALLEY BURLESON

Business Development & Operations Coordinator

Halley is a marketing professional with an extensive background in Travel and Tourism.  As a board member of Blue Ridge Mountain Host she has worked with...
Kevin Massey

KEVIN MASSEY

NC Program Director & Executive Director

Kevin has volunteered on National Forest and other public lands since 1999. In 2014 he began coordinating volunteers in trail restoration... 

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Board

Aaron Christensen

AARON CHRISTENSEN
Jonas Ridge, NC

President

Frank Pietras

FRANK PIETRAS
Jonas Ridge, NC

Vice-President

Lexee Zutz

LEXEE ZUTZ
Linville Falls, NC

Secretary

Forrest Frazier

FORREST FRAZIER
Bakersville, NC

Treasurer

Clayton Bell

CLAYTON BELL
Chattanooga, TN

Brad Black

BRAD BLACK
Nebo, NC

Bernard Clark

BERNARD CLARK
Jonas Ridge, NC

Rebecca Wellborn Grant

REBECCA GRANT
Spruce Pine, NC

Mark Johnston

MARK JOHNSTON
Navoo, AL

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BEN PRATER
Asheville, NC

Dave Schwartz

DAVID SCHWARTZ
Nebo, NC

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VALERIE TRUE
Asheville, NC

Corey Winstead

COREY WINSTEAD
Asheville, NC

“Conservation is the foresighted utilization, preservation and/or renewal of forests, waters, lands and minerals for the greatest good of the greatest number for the longest time.”

— Gifford Pinchot
Breaking New Ground