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Gerry Moll, Native Plant Rescue Squad co-founder, artist, eco-activist, and long-time gardener, farmer, and wilderness explorer.

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Joy Grissom, Native Plant Rescue Squad co-founder, is a Tennessee native with a background in public health advocacy and community education. She is dedicated to the health of the environment and how human engagement and our connection with wildlife is an integral component of our well being. 

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Sandra Korbelik (President), a retired city planner and a Life-long gardener from Florida to Canada and from Oregon to South Carolina. With 17 years of experience as a master gardener in SC, She has also earned a Landscape Certificate from UTK extension. Sandra is interested in the cultural relationship between plants and people and how the natural and built environment influences behavior.

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Natalie Landry (vice-president) has been involved in environmental work for the past 20 years. Her focus is freshwater ecosystems and watershed management. 

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Connie Schwarz (Secretary) is a lifelong student of the natural world. She enjoys sharing her love of plant medicines, focusing on healing through gratitude, reciprocity,  and community. 

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Sue Calcote (Treasurer), Is a life-long lover of all things outdoors; an avid native plant gardener, a hiker, an artist (specifically in paint media), wildlife advocate, and accountant. 

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Ana Blagojevic loves the outdoors and has enjoyed volunteering with NPRS as a way to learn more about the local ecology since moving to Tennessee from Maine 5 years ago. She brings a passion for educational program development to the organization.

Kelsea Norris is dedicated to building capacity for work that changes the world, and is thrilled to be a part of NPRS. She has more than a decade of experience organizing donors and raising money for social movements, and currently works at the Center for Popular Democracy. She started her career organizing for environmental and climate justice in the South.

 

Lynne Davis is a Naturalist, conservationist, gardener, aviator, singer, gatherer and sharer of information and has been a volunteer educator with Native Plant Rescue squad since 2016