Our People

STAFF

Tim Tipton
Executive Director
tim@wnchistory.org

Lisa Whitfield
Education Coordinator
education@wnchistory.org

Jesse Edgerton
Smith-McDowell House Manager
jesse@wnchistory.org

BOARD OF TRUSTEES
President
Allan Tarleton

Attorney, Van Winkle Law Firm

Vice President
Jim Buchanan

Secretary
Kerri Glover
Director, Community Relations and Marketing
A-B Tech Community College

Treasurer
Dan Huger
Amateur Historian

Roger Aiken
Financial Advisor, Wells Fargo Advisors

Courtney Blossman
Community Volunteer

Wayne Caldwell
Author

Stuart Camblos
Community Volunteer

Geoff Cantrell
Community Relations Department
Western Carolina University

Beth Gentry
A-B Tech, Business Manager

Richard Graham, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Franklin College

William Lineberry
Retired, Woodward Academy of Atlanta

Gordon McKinney, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Berea College

Leslie Morris
Community Volunteer

Jon Ostendorff
Managing Editor, Smoky Mountain Living Magazine

Dirk Wilmoth, PhD
A-B Tech, Chief Financial Officer