Our People

STAFF

Anne Chesky Smith
Executive Director
[email protected]

Trevor Freeman
Public Programs Director
[email protected]

Elaine Blake
Smith-McDowell House Manager
[email protected]

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

President
Ralph Simpson
Former Journalist & PR Consultant

Vice President
Geoff Cantrell
Manager, Community Relations Department, Western Carolina University

Secretary
Kerri Glover
Director, Community Relations and Marketing
A-B Tech Community College

Treasurer
Dirk Wilmoth, PhD
Chief Financial Officer, A-B Tech Community College

Immediate Past President
Allan Tarleton
Attorney, Van Winkle Law Firm

Courtney Blossman
Community Volunteer

Jim Buchanan
Editor, Sylva Herald

Stuart Camblos
Community Volunteer

Al Campbell
Community Volunteer

Catherine Frank
Executive Director, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville

Michael McLaughlin
Community Volunteer

Caragh Koon
Archivist

Kieta Osteen-Cochran
Community Volunteer