Board of Trustees

Board members are elected for terms of three years. Service is limited to two consecutive three-year terms. Our current board of Directors is:

Executive Committee

Ben Boland, President
William Cribb, Vice President
Lucy Lynch, Secretary
Quincy Halliday, Treasurer
Belle Montgomery, Past President


Board Members

Lamar Behr

Greg Colbath

Michele Cook

Daniel Craig

Angelina Eschuzier

Laurence Fritz​​​​​​​

Jeff Geshorn

Jason Hill

Stewart Johnson, Jr.

Jim Little

King Muller​​​​​​​

Rex Russell

Marghretta H. Shisko

Hootie Solesbee

Jeff Smith

Laura Stille

Libbo Wise




Board Responsibilities:

  • Embrace the conservancy’s mission.
  • Attend and participate in board meetings.
  • Actively serve on at least one committee.
  • Offer any special talents of skills you might have.
  • Help raise money.
  • Help promote the conservancy’s purpose and agenda in a positive way to the community.
  • Become familiar with the conservancy’s goals, history, current agenda.
  • Make a financial donation to the conservancy.
  • Maintain confidentiality of matters discussed in meetings and especially potential land projects.
  • Help recruit new members.
  • Read minutes, mailings, and reports.
Why conserve land?

Why conserve land?

Our natural places and working lands are part of our character as a community. Through thoughtful conservation, we can keep Spartanburg wild while continuing to grow and thrive. Learn more about how SPACE works.

Take a hike, Spartanburg!

Take a hike, Spartanburg!

Cottonwood Trail

Covers a 1.5 mile stretch of Lawson’s Fork Creek and several feeder streams.

Glendale Shoals Preserve

Located at the old Glendale Mill on Lawson’s Fork Creek.

Upper Chinquapin Greenway

Located on the headwaters of the Chinquapin Creek across from the Milliken Research Center.

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