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Board of Directors

Contact any TNPS board member or use our Contact Us form to make officer and board of director nominations or challenges. Any member may be nominated from the general membership if accompanied by written consent of the nominee and the nomination is received at prior to November 1st.

Our next Board of Directors meeting will be Tuesday, September 26, 2023 in a Zoom Conference Call beginning at 6:00 pm CST (7:00 pm EST). All meetings are open to our members. Request a link to the meeting through our Contact Us page.

Officers, 2023-24

Karen Ripple Hill – President
Allan Trently – Vice President
Bettina Ault – Secretary
     Jennifer Trently – Assistant
Kim Sadler  – Treasurer


Suzy Askew, 2022-23
Louise Gregory, 2023-24
Sue Bible, 2022-23
Dennis Horn, 2023-24
Bart Jones, 2022-23
Larry Pounds, 2023-24


TNPS By-laws ⤤ (Revised 2018)



Bart Jones

Education Outreach

Shelley King – Knoxville Region
Mitchell Kent – Chattanooga Region
Suzy Askew – Memphis Region
Karen Hill – Nashville Region


Donna Bollenbach, Newsletter
Joanna Brichetto, Facebook
Karen Ripple Hill, Website
Jennifer Trently, Twitter

Field Trips

Todd Crabtree
Dennis Horn
Bart Jones
Larry Pounds
Mary Priestley

Book Inventory

Books on HandWildflowerTwigFlora
Dennis Horn831
Karen Hill1450
Mitchell Kent2050
Shelley King510
Suzy Askew1051
Bart Jones1600
Updated 5/23/2023