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

Pam Ragon – Vice President

Brandon Patterson- Treasurer

Sheri Matascik – Secretary

At Large Members

Rick Carver

Kristen Cummings – Fundraising & Marketing

Ellen Weingold

Chris Protzman

Amy Blakely


Proud Supporters

Forty-Second Street