SMACF ABOUT US

The Board of Directors of the Smoky Mountain Animal Care Foundation (SMACF)

SMACF is always looking for able, energetic and self-driven citizens to join our governing board! If you love animals and want to help our cause of introducing and promoting programs designed to improve animal welfare in Blount County and the surrounding areas, we welcome your assistance. We’re looking for people with:

  1. Significant fund-raising experience
  2. Extensive local community connections
  3. Grant-writing experience
  4. An ability and willingness to go out and talk with local service organizations and businesses about our organization and its mission
  5. A knowledge of Tennessee animal laws and animal control officer training needs
  6. An interest in working with school-aged children as well as local college students to tell them about SMACF and how they can help
  7. Animal welfare experience

Please contact us if you can bring to the table these or other skills that can help us improve the welfare of animals in our community.

Current Board of Directors

Diane  D. Martin – President
Dianedmartin@aol.com

Pam Ragon – Vice President
pragon@smacf.com

Brandon Patterson- Treasurer
Brandon.Patterson@crowe.com

Sheri Matascik – Secretary
sheri.matascik@maryvillecollege.edu

At Large Members

Rick Carver
rcarver@blounttn.org

Kristen Cummings – Fundraising & Marketing
kfcummings83@gmail.com

Ellen Weingold
greerellen@gmail.com

Chris Protzman
chris.protzman@scripps.com

Amy Blakely
amy.blakely@tennessee.edu