Tennessee Preservation Trust Elects New Board Members

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The Tennessee Preservation Trust held its annual membership meeting on May 16th in Cookeville, TN as a part of their annual Statewide Preservation Conference.

The meeting highlighted the successes of the Tennessee Preservation Trust over the past year and visions and goals for the coming year. Members approved a slate of nominations for Officers and Board members.  The Board is composed of individuals representing the three major areas of the state who have a keen interest/expertise in historic preservation.

The Tennessee Preservation Trust is proud to announce its current Board of Directors:

Chair: David Currey (Middle TN)

Vice-Chair: Pam Lewis (Middle TN)

Treasurer: Sara Preston on (Middle TN)

Secretary: Kathie Fuston (Middle TN)

 

Board Members representing East TN:

   Dr. Heather Bailey

   Ann Gray

   Carrington Montague

   Jenny Shugart

   Greg Vital

Middle TN:

   Dr. Michael Birdwell

   Ann Roberts

   Phil Thomason

West TN:

   Ray Harding

   Billy King

   Andy Pouncey

   Rep. Steve McDaniel

 The Tennessee Preservation Trust, a membership-based statewide non-profit historic preservation organization, promotes the preservation of our state's diverse historic resources through education, advocacy, and collaborative partnerships. The organization relies heavily on its board members and has always had active participation across the state.

 


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