John Proffitt formerly served as FLC’s Vice President and currently serves as both a member of the the FLC Board and the FLC Properties Foundation Board. Born in Maryville, Tennessee, John Proffitt grew up on the family farm and has lived in Blount County the majority of his life, where he currently resides with his […]


Mike Parish serves as the President of FLC’s Board of Directors and also as a Board Member of the FLC Properties Foundation. Mr. Parish is president of FMP Real Estate Services, Inc., a Knoxville based commercial real estate firm specializing in retail, office, industrial and mixed-use development in the Southeastern U. S. He has completed […]


Since 1989, Mr. Jendrek has held the position of Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Tennessee College of Law. He currently teaches one course per semester, alternating between Contract Drafting for third year law students and Legal Research and Writing for first-year law students. Mr. Jendrek also is in private practice in Knoxville, […]


Edward Caudill served as an FLC Board Member from 2005-2007, returning to the Foothills Board in 2019. Edward is a Professor Emeritus at UT Knoxville’s College of Communication and Information School of Journalism and Electronic Media. Edward received a B.A. in English literature from the University of Cincinnati, a M.A. in journalism from Ohio State […]


Dr. Jarvis is a long-time Foothills supporter. He has served on FLC’s Board of Directors and also has a conservation easement with Foothills. In conjunction with the City of Maryville and FLC, Dr. Jarvis recently led the successful completion of Maryville’s newest municipal park— a 10 acre natural area named Jarvis Park. Future plans include […]


David W. Long is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Attorney for Long, Ragsdale & Waters, P.C. in Knoxville, Tennessee. His extensive civic/community involvement include: serving several terms as a Board Member for Foothills Land Conservancy. David is a Founding Board Member of the Legacy Parks Foundation (Land Conservation/Greenways Committee). He is a […]


Madge Cleveland is a returning FLC Board Member having previously served as FLC’s Board President.  Madge has worked in public and governmental relations, technical writing, and campaign politics. Madge currently serves on the Tennessee Heritage Conservation Fund as a Board Trustee. She was appointed to this position by former Governor Bill Haslam. She also served […]