Board Members

  • Joe Devito: President
  • Nora Kresch: Secretary
  • Gene Rugala: Treasurer
  • David Barton
  • Edward Dukes
  • Frank Emminger
  • Kim Gundler
  • Bill Harvey
  • Gary Thompson

Staff Members

Dean Moss: Founder and Volunteer Executive Director

Dean Moss is the former General Manager of the Beaufort-Jasper Water & Sewer Authority who has spent his entire professional career, and the focus of his active retirement, working with water and land conservation activities. In addition to being the Founder and Volunteer Executive Director of the Friends of the Spanish Moss Trail, he is also actively involved in the Port Royal Sound Foundation as well as the Beaufort County Open Land Trust. He, along with all of the supporters of the Friends of the Spanish Moss Trail, is passionate about connecting our neighborhoods, conserving our unique water and nature preserves, cultural features, and historic sites for the enjoyment of all who live and come to the Lowcountry.

Sissy Perryman: Public Awareness and Development Specialist

To contact the Friends of the Spanish Moss Trail, email us at info@spanishmosstrail.com.