Trust For Public Land Announces New Advisory Board Members in Georgia
Trust for Public Land (TPL) is pleased to announce the addition of five new advisory board members: Anna Callaway, Tres Carpenter, Cecilia Houston-Torrence, Price Muir and Eric Wilson.
“Our Georgia advisory board is made up of advocates for land conservation who are willing to volunteer their times and talents to help further our mission,” said Georgia Dusenbury, Georgia State Director at Trust for Public Land. “All five of our new members have a passion for ensuring that future generations can enjoy the outdoors right here in their own backyard.”
Anna Callaway is a top producing real estate advisor at Keller Knapp Realty specializing in intown Atlanta residential sales. She spent nearly a decade on The Coca-Cola Company’s Corporate Sustainability and Philanthropy teams before merging her passion for helping people with her passion for real estate. Callaway serves on the board of directors at HouseProud Atlanta, a nonprofit that provides free home repairs for seniors, veterans, and others in need of critical repairs in Atlanta, and as vice president of the board of directors at the Grant Park Cooperative Preschool.
Tres Carpenter is a principal and portfolio manager at ZWJ Investment Counsel where he oversees separately managed accounts on behalf of individuals, endowments, and foundations. He oversees ZWJ’s dividend investment strategy and co-manages individual security analysis and selection for ZWJ clients. Carpenter holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designations as well as the CFA Certificate in ESG Investing. He has served on the Chattahoochee Riverlands Steering Committee for the last three years and previously held leadership positions on the boards of the Buckhead Heritage Society and Little Nancy Creek Park. He has also been an active member with Atlanta Technology Angels and Chattahoochee Riverkeeper.
Cecilia Houston-Torrence is the past president of the League of Women Voters Atlanta/Fulton County and the Chief Operating Officer of the Leigh Torrence South West Atlanta Youth Foundation. Her many volunteer activities have included American Red Cross, Minority Recruitment Board, Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia, Anti Prejudice Consortium, Atlanta Inter-Faith Aids Network, Atlanta Urban Ministries, American Cancer Society, EarthShare of Georgia, March of Dimes, National Black Arts Festival Gala Committee Chair 2011, Senior Connections, Midtown Assistance Center, Families First, Future Foundation and Boys and Girls Club of Metro Atlanta.
Price Muir is the president, CEO and founder of WPM Commercial, Inc., a real estate company that owns and controls over a million square feet of industrial space in the Atlanta area as well as hundreds of acres across Georgia. He is the owner of the 80-acre “River Dawg Ranch” along the banks of the Chattahoochee River’s headwater in North Georgia, which accommodates many local and Atlanta-based charities as an event space including campaign & fishing grounds. He is a former member of the board of directors for the Georgia Trust for Public Land.
Eric Wilson is a senior executive at CBRE, a commercial real estate firm, where he leads the national education business development efforts. He has 28 years of experience in governance, operations and environmental management with local, county and federal governments, with a specialty in municipal management. He is a member of the Council of Urban Boards of Education; U.S. Conference of Mayors steering committee; AIPAC National Council and Atlanta Executive Council; and the Atlanta Black/Jewish Coalition.
About Trust for Public Land
Trust for Public Land (TPL) is a national nonprofit that works to connect everyone to the benefits and joys of the outdoors. As a leader in equitable access to the outdoors, TPL works with communities to create parks and protect public land where they are needed most. Since 1972, TPL has protected more than 4 million acres of public land, created more than 5,364 parks, trails, schoolyards, and iconic outdoor places, raised $93 billion in public funding for parks and public lands, and connected nearly 9.4 million people to the outdoors. To learn more, visit tpl.org.