WNC Alliance gets new board members

One of the region's most storied conservation groups, Western North Carolina Alliance, has some new blood on its board. From this area, new board member are:

• Mike Jackson, Macon County at-large communication specialist, The Orianne Society; Jackson has a degree in communications from Park College in Missouri and currently serves on the board of trustees of the Little Tennessee Watershed.

• Alan O'Connor, Haywood County at-large writer and managing partner of AOA Learning, an international management training company. O'Connor has more than 35 years of extensive, hands-on experience in professional management, marketing, sales, new product development and strategic business planning in both the private and public sector.

Returning board members from this region are: Greg Kidd, Buncombe County at-large (Waynesville); Bill Crawford, Macon Chapter (Franklin); Mike Jackson, Macon County at-large (Franklin); Mary Osmar, B.E.A.R. Task Force (Highlands); Neva Duncan Tabb, Haywood Community Alliance (Waynesville).

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