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.

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    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

    Ms. Karen Stanley
    4410 Evangel Circle, Suite A
    Huntsville, Alabama 35816

    Dr. Heather Howell
    Research Associate
    Alabama A&M University
    Center for Forestry & Ecology
    P. O. Box 1927
    Normal AL 35762

    Central District

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

    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

    Mr. Jimmy Parnell
    President, Alabama Farmers Federation
    President & CEO, Alfa Insurance Companies
    P.O. Box 11000
    Montgomery, AL 36191

    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. Jake Harper
    5680 Highway 10 East
    Camden, Alabama 36726

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