Our Board of Directors

A registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the Tennessee Wildlife Federation is governed by a volunteer board of directors.

Chairman — Terry Lewis (Powell)

Vice Chairman — Dr. John O. “Jack” Gayden (Memphis)

Secretary — Chris Nischan (Nashville)

Treasurer — Ric Wolbrecht (Germantown)

Tommy Bernard (Kingston Springs)

Jim Candella (Brentwood)

Jim Cameron (Franklin)

Allen Carter (Athens)

Allen Corey (Chattanooga)

Frank Duff (Chattanooga)

Tom Eberle (Chattanooga)

Bruce Fox (Knoxville)

Kathy Griffin (Dayton)

Monty Halcomb (Wartrace)

Dan Hammond (Franklin)

John Jackson (Dickson)

Rob Lineberger (Brentwood)

Jean Maddox (Nashville)

Sam Mars, III (Harrogate)

Albert Menefee III (Franklin)

Richard Speer (Nashville)

Terry Whitson (Rogersville)


The Tennessee Wildlife Federation maintains an advisory board to expand and increase our impact for wildlife and conservation across Tennessee.
Members of the advisory board are located across the state and share a passion for Tennessee’s great outdoors.

West Tennessee
Jim Byford

Craig Connors

Bill Cox

Philip Claypool

Nick Crafton

Bill Dance

Paul Grider

Brian Sparks

Brenda Valentine

Middle Tennessee 
Albert Buckley, Jr.

Mike Kelly

Jean Maddox

Jim Maddox

Tami Miller

Tom Rice

Colin Reed

East Tennessee 
Anker Browder

Chuck Chitty

Phillip Fulmer, Sr.

Mark Ingram

Susan Williams