Our Next Executive Director

The Announcement

Insights from Our Next
Executive Director

Welcome Messages

Andy Brown, ARCD Executive Director

ARCD welcomes the appointment of Andy Brown, a distinguished conservationist, artist-craftsman and farmer, as its new Executive Director. With a profound appreciation for Appalachia, conservation, sustainable agriculture, distinctive ethos, and transformative community partnerships, Andy is poised to apply his impressive professional experience and personal vision to shaping the next chapter of ARCD and its mission to serve the people of northeast Tennessee.

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Andy Brown, a distinguished conservationist, entrepreneur, leader and farmer has been named executive director of the Appalachian Resource Conservation and Development Council (ARCD). The ARCD Board of Directors unanimously approved Brown’s appointment following an extensive nationwide search. 

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Andy Brown shares his thoughts about assuming the position of Executive Director, his confidence in ARCD’s future, and his vision for the organization.

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