Forever Wild Board Members (pdf)

    Amendment 543, which established the Forever Wild Land Trust, says the membership of the Board of Trustees shall consist of 15 voting members as follows:

    • Three Ex-Officio Members:
      • The Commissioner of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, who shall also serve as Chairman of the Board
      • The Executive Director of the Marine Environmental Sciences Consortium.
      • The State Forester.
    • Three members appointed by the Alabama Commission on Higher Education from each of the three geographical regions of the state (Northern, Central and Southern).
    • Three members appointed by the Governor, Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, one from each of the three geographical regions of the state.

    2021State Nmap

    Statewide (Ex-Officio)

    Christopher M. Blankenship
    Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
    64 North Union Street
    Montgomery AL 36130

    Dr. John Valentine
    Executive Director
    Marine Environmental Science Consortium
    Post Office Box 369-370
    101 Bienville Blvd.
    Dauphin Island AL 36528

    Mr. Rick Oates
    State Forester
    Alabama Forestry Commission
    513 Madison Avenue
    Montgomery AL 36130


    Northern District

    North Map No Numbers

    Mr. Raymond B. Jones, Jr.
    G.W. Jones Properties
    P.O. Box 2545
    Huntsville AL 35804

    Mr. James "Mickey" Childers
    Burden-Childers Farms, Inc.
    277 Blue Springs Road
    Somerville AL 35670

    Dr. Patricia Sims
    Drake State Community & Technical College
    3421 Meridian Street North
    Huntsville AL 35811

    Dr. Lori R. Tolley-Jordan
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Biology
    Jacksonville State University
    Jacksonville AL 36265


    Central District

    Central Map no NumbersMr. Reginald N. Holloway
    329 Southern Hills Drive
    Calera AL 35040

    Mr. William H. Satterfield
    Balch & Bingham, LLP
    1901 Sixth Avenue North
    Suite 1500
    Birmingham AL 35203-4642

    Dr. James B. McClintock
    Endowed Professor, Department of Biology
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Department of Biology
    Campbell Hall 368
    Birmingham AL 35294

    Mr. Jack Darnall
    333 East Briarcliff
    Birmingham AL 35233


    Southern District

    South Map No NumbersDr. A. M. "Jay" Neumann, Jr.
    Premier Medical Otolaryngology
    P. O. Box 1181
    Point Clear AL 36564

    Dr. Sean P. Powers
    Professor and Chair of Marine Sciences
    University of South Alabama
    Department of Marine Sciences
    5871 USA Drive North, LSCB Room 025
    Mobile AL 36688

    Mr. David Wright
    Wright's Nursery and Greenhouse
    201 Pecan Road
    Plantersville AL 36758

    Dr. Salem Saloom
    2835 Booker Mill Rd.
    Evergreen AL 36401