Counties in Council

Cherokee

Clay

Graham

Haywood

Jackson

Macon

Swain

Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians

Executive Committee

Chair: James Ferguson (2017-2018)

Vice-Chair: Brenda Oliver Holt (2017-2018)

Treasurer: Karen Hammett (2017-2018)

Secretary: Mike Breedlove (2017-2018)

Council Members

Cherokee County

  • Keith Wood (Cherokee County Cooperative Extension Director)
  • Chad Decker

Clay County

  • Leanna Staton (Clay County SWCD)
  • Aaron Martin (Clay County SWCD Board Chairman)

Graham County

  • Randy Collins (Graham County Cooperative Extension Director)

Haywood County

  • James Ferguson (Southwestern NC RC&D Council Chairman)
  • Karen Hammett (Southwestern NC RC&D Council Treasurer)
  • Kris Boyd (Haywood County Planning Director)

Jackson County

  • Rob Hawk (Jackson/Swain County Cooperative Extension Director)
  • Barry Stevens (Jackson County SWCD Director)
  • Brenda Oliver Holt (Southwestern NC RC&D Council Vice-Chair)

Macon County

  • Mike Breedlove (Macon County SWCD NCACSP Technician)
  • Debra Sloan

Swain County

  • Clint Carson (Clay County SWCD Board Chairman)
  • Creeden Kowal (Swain County SWCD Director)

Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians

  • Mary W. Thompson
  • Arthur Wade