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Board of Directors

David Perdue – Vice-Chairman»

David Perdue is a real estate developer/investor primarily in the field of historic preservation. Projects he was involved with in Georgia, South Carolina and Virginia have won numerous awards for historic rehabilitation and historic preservation.  David moved with his wife and three children from his hometown of Atlanta, GA to Somerset, VA in 2003.  Since […]

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Fred Circle»

FDC Enterprises is a native warm season grass installation company dedicated to offering guaranteed grassland establishment results that are socially acceptable. FDC Enterprises has planted over 225,000 acres of native grasses in 15 states since 2003 and is the only QVM (Quality Vegetation Management) certified grassland installation company in the United States.

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Al Weed – Chairman»

Albert C. Weed II, Former Chairman and Co-Executive Director of Public Policy of Virginia (PPV), owns and operates Mountain Cove Vineyards in Nelson County. A founder of the Virginia Wine Industry, he was involved in every significant legislative, regulatory and organizational development of this now vibrant industry’s first quarter century. Mr. Weed also founded Rural […]

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Carol Atchison – Treasurer»

Since 1983 Carol has been in public accounting practice in Charlottesville, Virginia under the name of C. A. Atchison CPA P.C. Carol graduated from Michigan State University in 1978 with a Bachelor of Business Administration, accounting major. In 1985 she received a Master of Science in Accounting with a tax concentration from the University of […]

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Rex Edwards»

Bio Coming!

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Tee Clarkson»

Tee Clarkson is a lifetime outdoorsman who juggles his time working on conservation projects with landowners at Atoka Conservation Exchange, running fishing, hiking, kayaking and mountain biking youth programs through his business, Virginia Outside, and writing about hunting and fishing and conservation issues for national publications and as the Outdoors Columnist at the Richmond Times […]

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Jay Billie»

Jay is our newest Board Member! While we are waiting on a cool image and his bio, please accept information from the beautiful Inn at Westwood Farm near James Madison Montpelier… The Innkeepers Elizabeth Goeke and Jay Billie he personality of an inn is defined as distinctly by its innkeepers as it is by its […]

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Tom Salley – Secretary»

Tom’s Bio is coming

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Steve Wooten»

Steve grew up on his family’s farm in Buckingham County, Virginia.   He is an avid outdoorsman and spends much of his spare time fishing and hunting in Central Virginia.   Growing up in Buckingham he developed a passion for kayaking and fishing the upper James. Steve has been married for 25 years and has a daughter […]

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Ashe Laughlin»

Bio. coming

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T. Allen Comp»

T Allan Comp, Ph.D. received national recognition for his work with the people of Appalachian coal country, for his successful effort to engage the arts and humanities in environmental recovery, and for his remarkable choreography of multiple federal agency partnerships in working with rural communities across the United States. Recognized as an artist, thinker, and […]

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