On April 2, Bruce Glanville will speak. Bruce is the best energy makeover expert for homeowners and contractors in East Tennessee. He was an early pioneer in the field of healthy building science and has now seen multiple projects win LEED and Energy Star Certification.
The April 9 speaker will be George Korda. In his communications career George Korda has been a military journalist in Europe, a newspaper reporter in
Florida, and a Tennesse campaign press secretary, public relations practitioner and spokesman for city and state governments. These roles have enabled him to see and work in the media and in politics from all vantage points. This experience is useful in his roles as
political analyst for WATE-TV, Saturday morning talk show host for WNOX AM&FM and columnist for Knoxnews.com. Korda is president of Korda Communications, a Knoxville-based public relations and communications firm. It is always entertaining to hear George.
The April 16 speaker will be Matt Ledford, Soil Conservationist with the Knoxville Field Office of the Knox County Soil Conservation District.
The title of the presentation is “Principles of
Matt serves as Soil Conservationist for Knox County. Working in cooperation with the Soil Conservation District and the USDA – Natural Resources Conservation
Service he has served the
private landowners of Knox County by delivering interdisciplinary agriculture, natural resources conservation, and technical consultation. A native of east Tennessee and a graduate of The University of Tennessee, he received a BA degree in Environmental Studies with an emphasis in Environmental and Soil Sciences. He is a certified NRCS – Tennessee Conservation Planner and an active member of numerous inter-agency committees and partnerships whose primary objective is to simultaneously maximize environmental quality and agricultural production.
On April 23rd Berny Ilgner and his ARCADIS colleague Jeff Gillow will present the program.
The April 30 program will be announced later.