Advisory Council

The Advisory Council is a group of important community members or leaders in their respective fields who assist Coosa Riverkeeper staff in carrying out their mission by providing support when called upon.

Bill Andrews- Owner of Treeline Expeditions & Educator

Amy Badham– Director of Service Learning and Undergraduate Research at UAB

Dr. Beau Beard- Sports Chiropractor, Human Performance Specialist and Health Conservationist. Owner & operator of the The FARM: Functional Athletic Rehabilitation & Movement

Sam Bennett– Project Manager, Tech Entrepreneur & Avid Fisherman

Tami Brooks– Owner/Marketing Consultant, Brooks Consultant Services, LLC

Nelson Brooke – Black Warrior Riverkeeper and Alabama Rivers Alliance “River Hero”

Dr. Bryan Burgess – Alabama Rivers Alliance “River Hero” and founding Coosa Riverkeeper Board member

Keith Caton- Mt Laurel Farm, manager

Lonnie Carden – Coosa Outdoor Center/ Southern Trails, owner and Alabama Rivers Alliance “River Hero”

James Eubank– Attorney

Michael Freeman– Environmental Health & Safety Professional- Auburn University & Competitive Bass Angler

Ally Leonard– Head of Middle School at The Altamont School

Gina Locklear – Zkano organic socks made in Ft. Payne, owner

Liz Johnson – PhD candidate, biology, University of Alabama

Cliff Martin- Lake Jordan property owner

Chris Miller- Robins & Morton, Preconstruction

Dan Murchison – Alabama Rivers Alliance “River Hero,” Lake Mitchell HOBO member, and former Coosa Riverkeeper Board member

Hunter Nichols– Conservation Photography & Filmography

John Sciarabba– CEO of Alden Systems

Ellen Spears, Ph.D.– Associate Professor in New College, published “Baptized in PCBs”

Michael Steinberg, Ph.D.– Associate Professor in New College/Geography at The University of Alabama

Michael Strickland– Attorney, Past Vice President of Coosa Riverkeeper

Lee Varner – Slasham Valley Interiors, owner

Amanda Wade– Shaffer Sports & Events

Brad Wilson Back Forty Beer Company in Gadsden