Tennessee RC&D Council

The Tennessee Association of Resource Conservation and Development Councils (TN RC&D Council) is composed of 12 Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Councils in different regions of Tennessee. RC&D Councils provide a unique process for Tennessee to develop its economic, natural, and social resources in ways that improve the economy, environment, and quality of life.  Most of the counties in Tennessee are represented by an RC&D Council.

You can find information related to your local RC&D council or all the state's RC&D councils below or download the TN RC&D Directory brochure here.

Directory of TN R&D Councils:

Appalacahian RC&D Council

Chairperson: Roy Settle
816 Ava Drive, Kingsport, TN 37663
Work: 423-433-7116 Home: 423-239-3355
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Vice-Chair: Lynice Broyles
126 Mesa Drive Gray, TN 37615
Home: 423-467-3336
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Treasurer: Bonnie Macdonald
1701 Longview St. Kingsport, TN 37660
Phone: 423-534-7389
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Secretary—Executive Director: Susan McKinney
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Appalachian RC&D Council
3211 North Roan Street Johnson City, TN 37601
Phone: 423-979-2581
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Websites and Facebook: www.ARCD.org Www.QuiltTrail.org Www.TNFarmLink.org Www.facebook.com/AppalachianRCD
Council Representatives' to TN RC&D Council: 1. Lynice Broyles (Same as above) 2. Roy Settle (Same as above)
Counties Served: Carter, Greene, Johnson, Sullivan, Washington, Unicoi

Buffalo-Duck RC&D Council

President: Becki Bates
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Vice-President: Helen Ozier
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Secretary: (Vacant)
Treasurer: John Blackburn
1416 Oakmont Circle Centerville, TN 37033
931-994-9148
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Buffalo Duck RC&D Office
USDA Service Center
124 Progress Center Plaza Centerville, TN 37033
Program Coordinator: Gina Sawyer
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Website and Facebook: Bdrrcdtn.org Www.facebook.com/BDRRCDTN

Counties Served: Hickman, Lewis, Perry, Wayne

Cumberland Mountain RC&D Council

Chairman: David Hennesee
P. O. Box 584 Wartburg, TN 37887
423-346-3770
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Vice Chairman: Jerry Taylor
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Secretary: Sumer Newport
P. O. Box 584 Wartburg, TN 37887
423-346-3770 Ext. 3
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Cumberland Mountain RC&D Office
USDA Service Center 2691
Andersonville Highway Suite 200
Clinton, TN 37716
Council Representatives' to TN RC&D Council: 1. David Hennessee, (Info same as above) 2. Sumer Newport, (Info same as above) 3. Jerry Taylor, (Info same as above)Counties Served: Anderson, Campbell, Morgan, Roane, Scott

Five Rivers RC&D Council
President: Kay Bagby
5943 Bryant Road,
Adams, TN 37010
Home: 615-696-2989
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1st Vice-President:
2nd Vice-President: Steve Morgan
112 Hillcrest Drive, Dover, TN 37058
Home: 931-232-5628 Cell: 931-624-8881
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Secretary: Janice Weiss
1099 Moss Bennett Road,
Ashland City, TN 37015
Phone: 615-305-6772
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Treasurer: Paul Nutting
P. O. Box 1174,
333 Walnut St.
Springfield, TN 37172
Home: 615-382-8345
Cell: 615-766-5959
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Website and Facebook: Www.facebook.com/Five-Rivers-RCD Fiveriversrcd.wordpress.com
Council Representatives to TN RC&D Council: 1. Janice Weiss (Same as above) 2. Kay Bagby (Same as above) 3. Jim Nance Phone: 615-834-8551
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Five-Rivers-RCD
Phone: 615-305-6772
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Counties Served: Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys, Montgomery, Robertson, Stewart

Hull-York Lakeland RC&D Council
President: Lynn Carey
Cumberland County SCD,
314 Old Jamestown Highway,
Crossville, TN 38571
Work: 931-484-5442 Ext.3
Fax: 855-575-5638
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Vice-President: Janice Gilispie
811 Faulkner Springs Road
McMinnville, TN 37110
931-473-6539 Ext. 3
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Secretary: Pam Flatt
4005 Morrison Creek Road,
Gainesboro, TN 38562
931-268-0313 Ext 3
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Treasurer: Twyla Whited
2530 Bradford Hicks Drive
Livingston, TN 38570
931-823-2722 Ext. 3
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Hull York Lakeland RC&D Office
c/o Lynn Carey
314 Old Jamestown Hwy
Crossville, TN 38555
Phone: 931-484-5442 Ext. 3
Council Representatives' to TN RC&D Council:
1. Lynn Carey, (Info same as above)
2. Pam Flatt, (Info same as above)
3. Twyla Whited, (Info same as above)
Counties Served: Cannon, Clay, Cumberland, DeKalb, Fentress, Jackson, Macon, Smith, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, Van Buren, Warren, White

Southeast TN RC&D Council
President: Renita ‘Shorty’ Beaty
6183 Adamson Circle
Chattanooga, TN 37416
Mobile: 423-240-3984,
Office: 423-894-1687 Ext 3
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Vice-President: (Vacant)
Secretary/Treasurer:Elizabeth (Becky) Beaty
450 Stuart Rd NE
Cleveland, TN 37312
Office: 423-472-5731 Ext 3
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Executive Director: (Vacant)
Website and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/setnrcd/ Setnrcd.org
Council Representative to TN RC&D Council:
1. Renita (Shorty) Beaty, (Info same as above)
2. Elizabeth (Becky) Beaty (Info same as above)
Counties Served: Bradley, Bledsoe, Grundy, Hamilton, Loudon, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Polk, Rhea, Sequatchie

Smoky Mountain RC&D Council
Chairman: Russell Harris
7861 Camberley Drive
Powell, TN 37849
Work: 865-947-0455
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Vice-Chairman: Justin Teague
Mobile: 865-719-0977
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Secretary: (Vacant)
Smoky Mountain RC&D
P. O. Box 432
Knoxville, TN 37902-0432
Executive Director: Ashley Rex Caraco
337 Taliwa Drive
Knoxville, TN 37920
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Council Representative to TN RC&D Council:
1. Russell Harris, (Info same as above)
2. Justin Teague, (Info same as above)
3. Ashley Caraco, (Info same as above)
Counties Served: Blount, Cocke, Hamblen, Knox, Jefferson, Sevier

At Large Envirothon Contest Areas:

Southern Middle RC&D Council
1008 East End Rd.
Manchester TN, 37355
Sara Steelman - District Secretary
Gena Coats - Bedford County SCD
Website: http://coffeetnscd.com
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Phone: 931-728-2472 Ext. 3
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Inactive Councils:
Clinch-Powell RC&D Council
Davy Crockett RC&D Council
Southern Middle RC&D Council