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BOARD MEMBERS

Phillip Hodges (President) is a certified public accountant who is retired from the firm of Ernst & Young where he served as an audit partner. His interests include most outdoor activities, particularly canoeing, kayaking and hiking. Phillip is heavily involved in the Georgia Appalachian Trail Club as a trail maintainer and is also on the Board of Trustees for the National MS Society, Georgia Chapter.

Britt Storck (Vice President) is a professional landscape architect who has built her career around greenway and trail placemaking, natural resource-based recreation projects, and active community design and planning. Britt has worked collaboratively with engineers and planners in over 100 communities to develop projects that are more active places. She manages the Atlanta office for Alta Planning + Design, an active community consulting firm. Britt has served on the North Carolina Rail Trails Board of Directors and the NC and GA Executive Committees of the American Society of Landscape Architects. An Atlanta native, Britt can regularly be found cycling, trail running, and paddling along the Chattahoochee River.

Graham Dorian (Treasurer) is the former owner of Valpak of Atlanta, which he managed for Cox Communications prior to acquiring the company. An active outdoorsman, Graham lives on the Chattahoochee River with his family and uses the CRNRA several
times a week to hike and mountain bike; his other hobbies include fly fishing, scuba diving, archery and piloting his Cessna 185 bush  plane.

Jay Bogan (Secretary) is a partner at the law firm of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, where he concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation and is the leader of the firm’s Class Action Team.  An outdoor enthusiast, Jay is a lifelong birder, hiker and backpacker.


Cathy Barnard manages her own design firm which specializes in branding, corporate identity and public relations and lives in River Glen neighborhood bordering the CRNRA. A certified master naturalist, she served eight years as a docent with the Chattahoochee Nature Center and has assisted with the education programs offered by the National Park Service in the CRNRA.

Sarah Boyer is a landscape designer at Lord Aeck Sargent and a resident of Sandy Springs. She has five years of experience in the architecture and engineering industry in practice areas that focus on community development, parks and open spaces, higher education and master planning. Sarah serves as treasurer for the Georgia Chapter of American Society of Landscape Architects and event planning advisor for the Gamma Alpha Chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta. Passionate about public lands, she spends much of her free time hiking in the CRNRA and other national parks across the country. 

Peter Coffman is a partner in the law firm of Demetry, DeCarlo & Coffman where he specializes in commercial contracts and lending. Previously he practiced constitutional law at the US Department of Justice and commercial litigation at the Atlanta office of the Dow Lohnes law firm which he also co-managed. He served for many years as the chairman of the Chip Allen Chapter of Ducks Unlimited, raising money to conserve and rehabilitate wetlands. He also served as a board member and general counsel of Georgia Shakespeare, and on a fundraising board for the PATH 400 Greenway. Peter is an outdoorsman who enjoys the rivers, lakes and trails around Atlanta and North Georgia. His hobbies include flyfishing, waterskiing, canoe trips, hiking, biking and guitar, all of which he shares with (or inflicts upon) his wife and four daughters.

Adriana Garcia is the co-founder of Latinxhikers, a grassroots organization focused on promoting justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in the outdoors through community outreach and digital storytelling. She leads hikes all over the southeast region and sometimes beyond that when she gets the chance. She previously championed an initiative with a community-based nonprofit in Atlanta called Nature for All - Atlanta. It involved creating equitable access to the outdoors, community engagement, advocacy, education, and empowerment. She is also a storyteller, photographer, content creator, and forever adventurer. Besides introducing new folks to the beauty of the outdoors, her favorite activities are camping, hiking, and outdoor cooking on our public lands..

Sheryl Good has been an Environmental Scientist with the US Environmental Protection Agency for over 21 years where she is responsible for managing the Environmental Justice Academy, which is a leadership development technical assistance program for leaders representing communities, nonprofit organizations, academic institutions; collegiate students; businesses and industry. She has managed a variety of programs and grants, including serving as the Regional Diversity Manager, and especially enjoys utilizing her urban planning expertise to support and educate residents in underserved and disadvantaged communities. She is an avid traveler and owns a travel agency.

Alex Hinerfeld is an Atlanta native who grew up in Dunwoody and currently lives in Roswell with easy access to the Chattahoochee. He is an active member of the CRNRA Volunteers in  Parks (VIP) program and regularly participates in trail work days.  When Alex is not managing his sales and marketing firm, he enjoys hiking in the local park units, fly fishing near Island Ford or mountain biking the trails at Sope Creek.

Felicia Murray Jackson is a strategic account executive with Twilio and specializes in helping companies craft and customize their desired customer experience. An avid hiker, camper, and outdoor enthusiast, Felicia volunteers with the National Park Service Volunteers in Park (VIP) program, Twilio's WePledge Program, Buckhead Church, and other Atlanta area non-profits. Felicia previously sat on the boards of LowCountry Community Development Corporation, Palmetto Electric Grant Funding Board, City of Atlanta BeltLine Affordable Housing Accountability Board, and North Fulton Community Charities Board.

Sarah Pfeffer is a Senior Manager in Operations and Process Management at Cox Communications, where she’s responsible for coordinating and executing large scale, transformative business programs. She holds an MBA from Duquesne University and undergraduate degrees in Communications and Environmental Studies from the University of Wisconsin. An outdoor enthusiast, Sarah spends much of her free time running, hiking, and gardening.  

Mark Sauer works for UPS, specializing in the areas of technology marketing, product management, and rate strategy. Outside of work, Mark enjoys a variety of sports, including cycling, running, tennis and just being outside. As an Atlanta native, Mark has enjoyed CRNRA since he was a teenager and is interested in preserving the park for future generations and promoting this wonderful treasure we have in our backyards.

Steve Spiegel is a Development Partner with Hendon Properties, a commercial real estate company focusing on retail real estate in the southeast. Steve has previously served on the board of the Dekalb Convention and Visitors Bureau. Growing up in Columbus, Georgia and living in metro Atlanta, Steve has enjoyed the Chattahoochee River and trails of the CRNRA for many years and looks forward to giving back.

Ray Steed is retired from The Coca-Cola Company where he led the quality, environmental sustainability, and safety functions for North America. He has been an active hiker and paddler since his teenage years and has enjoyed sharing his love for the outdoors with his sons and other youth through Scouting. Ray is currently a trip leader for The Atlanta Outdoor Club and can frequently be found hiking in the CRNRA or leading kayakers down the river. Ray is excited to contribute to the sustainability of this magnificent resource.

STAFF

Martha Seabrook joined CNPC in 2021 as the Outreach and Events Coordinator to assist with the development of corporate volunteer programs and community events. She is a marketing and events professional whose background includes working at Boston Ballet, Starwood Hotels and most recently at CoreNet Global.  When she is not exploring the outdoors, Martha is active in her Sandy Springs community and enjoys cooking and anything creative. For almost 20 years Martha has been enjoying the park with her husband and two sons and looks forward to hiking all 66 miles of trails and paddling the 48 miles of the CRNRA Water Trail.



ADVISORS

Clay Courts - Managing Partner, Five Stand Capital

Margie Cohen - Community Volunteer 

Alan Toney - Chair, Fulton County Soil & Water Conservation District

 

Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We are proud to support our Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, a unit of the national park system managed by the National Park Service.


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