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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, January 11, 2022 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.


Karen Ripple Hill – President
Allan Trently – Vice President
Bettina Ault – Secretary
Kim Sadler  – Treasurer
Susan Sweetser – Past President


Suzy Askew, 2020-21
Louise Gregory, 2021-22
Michelle Haynes, 2020-21
Dennis Horn, 2021-22
Bart Jones, 2020-21
Larry Pounds, 2021-22


TNPS By-laws ⤤ (Revised 2018)



Bart Jones

Field Trips

Todd Crabtree
Dennis Horn
Bart Jones
Larry Pounds
Mary Priestley


Joanna Brichetto
Jennifer Trently
Hilary Swaim
Karen Ripple Hill

Education Outreach

Shelley King, East TN
Vacant, Middle TN
Suzy Askew, West TN

Book Inventory

Books on HandWildflowerTwigFlora
Dennis Horn15311
Suzy Askew1100
Middle Tn Coordinator1800
Bart Jones1800
Updated 9/30/2021