One reason the Freshwater Land Trust has been effective in its mission is the incredible talent and commitment of our partners. On our board, you will find people with a true passion for our city and our state, who also believe strongly in the value of preserving the natural wonders of our community. We are inspired by their hard work and dedication. 

2019 Board of Directors

Mike Goodrich II, Chair, First Avenue Ventures

Thomas W. Thagard III, Vice Chair, Maynard Cooper Gale

Natalie Kelly, Secretary, Brasfield & Gorrie

William C. Perry III, Treasurer, Regions Bank

Robin A. Wade III, Immediate Past Chair, Wade Sand & Gravel

Tom Carruthers III, Red Rock Realty Group

Susan Comensky, Alabama Power

Dr. Lawrence Davenport, Samford University

Jeanne Jackson, Community Volunteer

Randy Jordan, Bryant Bank

Hampton McFadden, Jr., Vulcan Value Partners

Charlie Nowlin, McWane, Inc.

Dr. Julie Price, UAB

Virginia Randolph, Community Volunteer

Jenny Brown Short, Community Volunteer

William O. Smith, Tool-Smith

Barrie Stokes, Protective Life

Larry Thornton, Thornton Enterprises

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President’s Advi­sory Council

Jerome K. Lanning, Vice President and General Counsel

Arthur C. Parker Henley

Cameron McDonald Vowell

Charles McCallum, M.D., D.M.D.

C.T. Fitzpatrick

Dudley C. Reynolds

Dwight Sandlin

Frank M. Young, III

G.Ruffner Page, Jr.

George Barber

Mark Crosswhite

Robert Kelly

Temple Tutwiler