Board of directors

The diverse backgrounds and expertise of our directors is a perfect match for the diversity of species and habitats we protect.

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Executive Committee

Chesley Allegri, Chair
Fairhope, AL

Veronica Herndon, President
Josephine, AL

Gigi Lott, Treasurer
Fairhope, AL

Elizabeth Tonsmeire, Secretary
Fairhope, AL

Gina Walcott, Development Chair
Fairhope, AL

Board Members

Hansen Babington
Fairhope, AL

Gavin Bender
Mobile, AL

Rick Courtney 
Mobile, AL

Mike Creel, DVM
Gulf Shores, AL

Jeffrey Davies
Fairhope, AL

Kendall Dexter
Mobile, AL

David Ellis
Lillian, AL

Brett Gaar
Magnolia Springs, AL

Fred Garth
Lillian, AL

Bob Holk
Magnolia Springs, AL

Rodney Kilgore
Fairhope, AL

Paul Marcinko
Fairhope, AL

Kerry O’Connor
Fairhope, AL

Casey Rodden
Fairhope, AL

Trey Ruch 
Perdido Bay, AL

Tyler Thull
Daphne, AL

Emeritus Board Members

Ellis Allen, M.D.
Fairhope, AL

John L. Borom, Ph. D.
Fairhope, AL

Buddy Russell
Fairhope, AL

Skipper Tonsmeire
Fairhope, AL

Rick Wallace
Foley, AL