ABOUT

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Mission

To enhance and advocate for Mill Ridge Park to strengthen the community of Southeast Davidson County.

 
 

Vision

Mill Ridge Park as a destination park that welcomes the diverse community of Southeast Davidson County with facilities, programs, services, activities, and events for outdoor recreation and education.

Values

Our work, in pursuit of our mission, is guided by an organizational value of the following:

  • Healthy and active living

  • Inclusion, diversity, culture, shared space

  • Equitable access to outdoor space and recreation

  • Environmental protection, nature conservation

  • Historical preservation

  • Sustainability

  • Partnership

  • Agriculture


Our Team


Board of Directors

Amanda Allen
LKQ Corporation

Cristina Allen
Caliente Consulting

Joanna Conley
TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center

Jacobia Dowell
Former Metro Council District 32

Ben Freeland (Chair)
Freeland Management and Auto

Angela Goddard
Joe C. Davis Foundation

Sharling Grummon
Asurion

Leah Hashinger
TIRRC

Katrina Howchin-Tucker
SmileDirectClub

Kevin Hudson (President)
Dollar General

Jackie Jones
Metro Parks & Recreation

Marshall Kelly (Treasurer)
Bridgestone Americas

Joseph Kwon
Law Office of Joseph Kwon

Chimen Mayi
Renaissance Hotel

Susan Rice (Secretary)
Freeland Auto   

Wesley Trigg
Community Health Systems




Staff Members

Darrell Hawks, Executive Director

Regional Advisors

Including local elected officials, residents, employees, employers, educators, community organizers, environmentalists, outdoor enthusiasts, and more.  

Contracted Professional Services

Strategic consulting by Hall Strategies
Bookkeeping by Imagine New
Graphic and Web Design by Circa Design

 


Partners


 
 

COMMUNITY SUPPORT

Our startup is made possible by foundational support from:

 
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Our future is sustained by the generosity of partners and donors:

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