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CHRIS BARTON | President

Christopher D. Barton, Ph.D., is a Professor of Forest Hydrology and Watershed Management in the Department of Forestry and Director of the Appalachian Center at the University of Kentucky. He is also the founder of Green Forests Work.

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STEVE FELCH | Secretary

Steve Felch is a recent retiree of the US Department of the Interior and currently resides in North Carolina. Before retiring, Steve worked as a Federal Preservation Officer for the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement in Washington D.C. Among his many duties, Steve served on the ARRI Core Team and as the liaison for ARRI at OSMRE's headquarters. He also worked as a migratory bird specialist, served on a pollinator task force, and dealt with invasive species issues.

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MARY MILLER | Board Member

Mary has been a lifelong environmental advocate. Most recently, she has been a prominent member of the Cumberland Chapter of the Sierra Club and the Kentucky River Watershed Watch. She is also heavily involved in environmental improvement projects in her hometown of Wilmore, Kentucky, such as organizing several Arbor Day and riparian area improvement events and invasive species removal. 


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