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STAFF, BOARD of TRUSTEES,
and ADVISORY COUNCIL

Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History is chartered with the State of South Carolina and the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) non-profit education and research facility based in York. It is administered by a national Board of Trustees who oversee its fiduciary operation and its programs. The trustees have appointed Bill Hilton Jr. as executive director of the Center, with plans to expand the staff as programming and funding increase, especially with regard to implementation of Operation RubyThroat: The Hummingbird Project.

The Founding Trustees are indicated by *.

BOARD of TRUSTEES

PRESIDENT
Dr. James C. Shuman*
Chairman, Department of Education
St. Lawrence University
Canton, New York

VICE PRESIDENT
Russell E. Rogers Jr.*
Environmental Researcher
Evergreen College
Olympia, Washington

SECRETARY
Susan B. Hilton*
Director of Guidance
York Comprehensive High School
York, South Carolina

TREASURER
Frederick W. Nims*
Principal
Spring Branch Glen
Gastonia, North Carolina

AT-LARGE
R. Wesley Ballard*
Special Education Instructor
West Pelzer Elementary School
Anderson, South Carolina

AT-LARGE
Bill Hilton Jr.*
Executive Director
Hilton Pond Center
York, South Carolina

AT-LARGE
Haywood D. McCallum Jr.
Choral Director
John F. Kennedy High School
Richmond, Virginia

AT-LARGE
Dr. Frederick W. Walker
Surgeon
Baltimore, Maryland

AT-LARGE
Jayne Pettus McClain
Biology Instructor
Greenville Technical College
Greenville, South Carolina

 

Hilton Pond Center also benefits greatly from input and help from its Board of Trustees (above) and from a prestigious national Advisory Council, which includes educators, scientists, business people, and others.
ADVISORY COUNCIL

Dr. William H. Baltosser
Professor of Biology
University of Arkansas-Little Rock
Little Rock, Arkansas

Dr. Mark W. Miller
Research Biologist
U.S. Geological Survey
Patuxent, Maryland

Dr. David Blockstein
Senior Scientist, National Council for Science and the Environment
Chair, The Ornithological Council
Washington, DC

Marianne Murphy
Former Executive Director
Allison Woods Foundation
Statesville, North Carolina

Ms. Diedre Cousins
Third Grade Teacher
Nursery Road Elementary School
Columbia, South Carolina

Dr. William Rogers
Professor of Biology
Winthrop University
Rock Hill, South Carolina

Gordon Dressler Jr.
Chief Engineer, Space and Technology Division
TRW
Manhattan Beach, California

Clark "Sam" Sumida
President
Avinet Inc.
Camarillo, California

K. Mitchell Ericson
General Manager, Retired
Perky-Pet Products Company
Denver, Colorado

Anne Taylor
Director, Retired
North Carolina Office of Environmental Education
Raleigh, North Carolina

Dr. Daniel Klem Jr.
Professor of Biology & Ornithologist
Muhlenberg College
Allentown, Pennsylvania

Ellie D. Womack
Hummingbird Bander & Past Editor
Hummingbird Hotline
Grove, Oklahoma

Mark A. Lubiato
Assistant Vice President
Bank of York
York, South Carolina

INDEPENDENT ADVISOR
Dr. Dixon Butler

Former Chief Scientist & Deputy Director
The GLOBE Project
Washington DC

INDEPENDENT ADVISOR
Dr. Peter Stangel

Southeast Regional Director
National Fish & Wildlife Foundation
Atlanta, Georgia


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