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Smoky Mountains

Hiking Club

2024 Leadership

The SMHC Board of Directors has a regularly-scheduled meeting on the first Monday each month. These are held at Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church. All SMHC members are welcome to attend the meetings. Visitors who are not members may attend, but will need a Board member to preapprove. Members, please contact a Board member (contact info in your member handbook) to confirm your attendance and to get meeting time and directions. Due to holidays and other reasons, Board meetings may be rescheduled or postponed, so please contact a director before attending. Contact information for our leadership can be found in our printed Handbook.


President - Steve Dunkin

Vice President (Interim) - Diane Petrilla

Treasurer - Pat Watts

Communications Director - Randy Mitchell

Historian - Brian Worley

Membership Secretary - Scott Walker

Recording Secretary - Tim Bigelow

Executive Board

Steve Dunkiin

Diane Petrilla

Pat Watts

Randy Mitchell

Scott Walker

Tim Bigelow

Brian Worley

Will Skelton

Jean Gauger

Ken Wise

Taylor Weatherbee

Larry Johnson

Committee Chairs

Harvey Broome Distinguished Service Award Committee

Mike Harrington

Appalachian Trail Maintainers Committee

Franklin LaFond

Communications Committee

Randy Mitchell

Conservation Committee

Will Skelton

Nominating Committee

Ken Wise

Photography Committee

Brad Reese

Handbook Committee

Ken Wise

Program Committee

Steve Dunkin

Social Committee

Debbie Goddard

Administrative Positions

SMHC Handbook Editors

Ken Wise

SMHC Newsletter Editor

John and Connie Tatgenhorst

ATMC Newsletter Editor
Diane Petrilla

Email List Manager

Diane Petrilla and Scott Walker

Website Manager

Amanda Beal

ATC SORO Regional Representatives

Taylor Weatherbee, Franklin LaFond

Stewardship Council Representative

Franklin LaFond

For information about the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, visit the NPS website or call the information line at (865) 436-1200.

Smoky Mountains Hiking Club

PO Box 51592

Knoxville, TN 37950-1592

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