Who We Are


Board retreat at Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center, 1998


FGS Board of Directors

Wolf Naegeli, PhD (Natural Resources Policy and Planning) - President
Liaison to Advocates for the Oak Ridge Reservation and East Tennessee Quality Growth, Board Representative on Southern Appalachian Biosphere Reserve issues

Amadou Bocar Sall, PhD (Education, Forest Management) - Vice President

Thomas Fraser, BS (Journalism, environment/science journalism) - Secretary

Lauren Parker, BS (Environmental Studies) - Treasurer

Stephen Smith, DVM - FGS Co-Founder (1988)



FGS Board of Advisors

Michael McKinney, PhD (Ecology & Geology)

John Nolt, PhD (Philosophy)



Former FGS Interns

Jennifer Johns, Pellissippi State Community College
Rebecca Sneider, University of Tennessee, College of Social Work
Liz Albertson, University of Tennessee, Environmental Studies
Liljana Alcheva-Jovanovska, Vila Zora Environmental Association, Macedonia
Aubrey Baldwin, University of Tennessee, Social Work
Hajnalka Bardos, University of Tennessee, Biology
Kelly Boyatt, Maryville College, Environmental Studies
Todd Buehlmann, University of Tennessee, Geography
Ed Chaney, Maryville College, Environmental Studies
Tim Dimick, University of Tennessee, Urban Studies
Justin Greuel, University of Tennessee, Environmental Studies
Jeremy Keyser, University of Tennessee, Environmental Studies
Kristina Kirkland, University of Tennessee, Environmental Sociology
Karen Lacey, University of Tennessee, Sociology
Kathleen McHugh, University of Tennessee, Environmental Studies
Eric Meadows, University of Tennessee, Environmental Studies
Damian Pitt, University of Tennessee, Environmental Sociology
Meg Taylor, University of Tennessee, Recreational and Leisure Studies
and many more...