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About RTCAR - Strategic Advisors

A team of cultural and natural resource experts in the region is collaborating to set RTCAR's strategic direction and policies.

Roseanna Belt
Director of the Cherokee Center
Western Carolina University

Bobby Raines
Program Assistant
Cherokee Preservation Foundation

Robert Conley
Distinguished Sequoyah Professor
Western Carolina University

Tom Hatley
Professor Emeritus
Western Carolina University

T.J. Holland
EBCI Kituwah Preservation and Education Program

David Lambert
Bureau of Indian Affairs Forestry

Russ Townsend
Historic Preservation Officer
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

Dawn Arneach
Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual