Andrew Bell, Ph.D.
Executive Director

Margo Owen
Program Coordinator

Amber Lopatine
AmeriCorps Member, 2019-2020


Noni Nielsen
Retired, SVP, Risk Management, Bank of America

Eleanor Willis
Treasurer, Founding Board Member
Retired, Friends of Warner Parks

Bart Kempf
Attorney, Bradley

Jim Douglas, ASLA
Partner, Hodgson Douglas, LLC

Edward Henley, III
Principal, Pillars Development

Thomas E. Hunter, Sr.
Director of Community Relations, Davidson Co. Sheriff's Office

Randall Lantz
Superintendent of Horticulture, Metro Parks and Recreation

Jennifer M. Smith
Horticulturist, Metro Nashville Landscape Coordination Program

Vicki P. Turner
President, Victoria Pierce Turner Ventures

Anthony Viglietti
Executive Director, Friends of Riverside Dr., D7 Beautification Commissioner

John Wallace
Vice President, StudioNow

Patricia Wallace
Community Volunteer, immediate past president

Lifetime Board Members

Joan Armour
Lifetime Board member

Alice Ann Barge
Community Volunteer, Lifetime Board Member

George Cate
Retired, Former Vice Mayor of Nashville, Lifetime Board Member

Betty Brown (1939 – 2011)
Founding President

Martin S. Brown, Sr. (1938 – 2019)
ReLeaf Nashville Campaign Co-Chair

Equal Opportunity is the Law

Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act requires that "No person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance." Should you feel you have been discriminated against, please contact

NTF Board President
PO Box 58962
Nashville, TN  37205

Complaint Form

Report state, local fraud to comptroller

The Tennessee State Comptroller investigates:

  • Illegal acts affecting state and local governments

  • Significant abuse of state or local government equipment or property

  • Clear misuse of state or local government property, programs or work time for personal gain

  • Gross misconduct of state or local government officials resulting in significant financial effects

  • Consistent, wasteful conduct of state or local government officials or employees with significant financial implications

  • Kickbacks or bribes to state or local government workers or officials or to state or local government vendors

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