Our Board Archives - Cahaba River Society

March 11, 2024

Michelle Blackwood

Michelle is the co-founder and president of Friends of Shades Creek. She is a retired marketing specialist from America’s First Federal Credit Union and a recipient of the Cahaba Lifetime

Eleanor DelBene, Cahaba River Society Board Member Emeritus
March 01, 2024

Eleanor DelBene, D.Min.

Eleanor served as Convener, Collaborative Environmental Network of Alabama (C.E.N.A.), and is Director of The Hermitage (providing spiritual direction). Eleanor co-founded C.E.N.A., a network of multi-faith, science, business, utilities, education,

March 01, 2024

Pam Baugh

Pam is a community volunteer after having taught high school Biology and 6th grade science for 27 years. She is enthusiastic and encourages students to see how all the sciences

March 01, 2024

Henry Hughes

Henry serves as executive director of Friends of Shades Creek, established in 1998 with the assistance of the Alabama Rivers Alliance, for which he served as president of the board.

March 01, 2024

Dr. Scott Snyder

Dr. Scott Snyder is a professor of Educational Psychology and Research at UAB and serves as the Associate Dean for Research for the School of Education. He has a secondary

March 01, 2024

Henry Campbell

Henry Campbell is the Director of Advanced Analytics for Spire. In this role, Henry leads Spire’s efforts in bringing data, intelligence, and insights to our employees and customers. He is

March 01, 2024

Nora Samayoa

Nora Samayoa is passionate about educational equity. She began her career in 2018 as a “Teach for America” corps member in Birmingham, Alabama, where she taught Spanish for 3 years

March 01, 2024

Halley Cotton

Halley Cotton is a poet, naturalist, and English instructor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Raised in central Alabama, her first experience with the Cahaba was through the Shane

March 01, 2024

Dr. Kerry Brackett

Dr. Kerry Brackett is the Writing Center Director and Assistant Professor of English at Miles College and Co-CEO of Kingdom Ink Entertainment (Producer, Spoken Word Artist, and Event Planner). An

Photo of Joi Travis, Cahaba River Society Board Member
February 21, 2023

Atty Joi Travis

Joi Travis is a native of Cleveland, Ohio, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Alabama State University in Political Science, and completed a Master’s degree in Public Administration with