Terri joined Arkansas Wildlife Federation (AWF) as its chief executive officer in July of 2022. Her career in conservation and nonprofit leadership spans over 20 years.
Before coming to AWF, Terri was the Executive Director of the Northwest Arkansas Land Trust (NWALT) for 10 years. In that role, she led NWALT to become the first accredited land trust in the state, permanently protecting over 6,000 acres of land across 40 properties, and served in national leadership and conservation advocacy roles within the land trust movement.
She has served on various local, state, and national boards and councils, always with a core passion for the protection of wildlife. Terri was raised on a small farm in Fayetteville, Arkansas and is a graduate of the University of Arkansas with a degree in Environmental Sciences. She lives in Fayetteville with her husband, a local attorney, and their two teenage daughters.
Entrepreneur Charles (Trey) Buckner lives in White Hall, Arkansas. He has been an Arkansas Wildlife Federation (AWF) board member since 2015.
Trey invests in his community through mentoring youth and promoting socially conscious outdoor activities in the state he loves.
A graduate of the University of Arkansas with a BSBA in real estate and finance, Trey has also served as a board member for the Deans Advisory Committee of the Walton College of Business.
Amanda was born and raised in Cleburne County near beautiful Greers Ferry Lake and the Little Red River. She lives in Heber Springs, Arkansas.
Amanda is a teacher by profession and shares her love of the outdoors with kids in her community through enrichment programs that include art, writing, fishing, and hands-on science experiments. Her goal is to teach kids to enjoy all the beauty our state has to offer while preserving it for future generations to come.
Jim Taylor lives in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. He is a public land advocate, bowhunter, and Arkansas Wildlife Federation (AWF) board member since 2015.
Hunters can follow Jim’s thoughts on conservation, public lands, and bowhunting in the AWF’s Arkansas Out of Doors as well as his blog at http://www.BowhunterChronicles.com/
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