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Board of Directors

Patricia Daugherty

Chair of the Board


Patricia is a fellow of the NSS and founding ACCA Director. She has worked as a cave specialist with the Tennessee Valley Authority Natural Heritage Project. She has served as an instructor, course coordinator, and database manager for the National Cave Rescue Commission and helped host the Eastern Cave Management Symposium in Knoxville, TN and the 1981 International Congress of Speleology Cave Management Camp. She has served as Chair of the Board for the ACCA for the past several years.

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Patricia Daugherty, Chair of the Board