Board of Directors

Our board members come from diverse backgrounds, with each individual bringing their expertise to the board in an effort to move forward the cause of preserving western North Carolina’s great outdoors.

2015 Board of Directors

Carl Spangler, Chair, Cleveland County
Retired Businessman

Charles Burgin, Vice Chair, McDowell County
Retired Attorney

Shara Owensby, Secretary, Burke County
Table Rock Pharmacy

Robin Brackett, Treasurer, Cleveland County
Business Owner

Ron Beane, Caldwell County
Retired Educator

Margaret “Peg” Broyhill, Caldwell County
Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC, Senior V. President

Forrest Ferrell, Catawba County
Retired Judge/Attorney

Tom Foster, Catawba County
Retired Ophthalmologist

Allen Fullwood, Burke County
Retired, NC Division of Mental Health

Jim Goldsmith, McDowell County

Kelly Hawkins, Burke County
Homemaker & Former NGO Development Director

Susan Powers, Caldwell County
Retired Geologist & Teacher

Gordon Scott, Rutherford County
Retired Businessman

Mike Tanner, Rutherford County
Tanner Companies

Martha Whitfield, Burke County
Writer & Artist