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Board of Directors

Terry Maughon – Founder and President

After graduating from Moody Bible Institute in 1978, Terry helped start Grace Fellowship Church in Johnson City, TN. He served on staff as Youth Minister for 16 years. During that time he conducted summer camps using rented facilities and eventually formed Doe River Gorge Christian Camp and Conference Center. Terry resigned from Grace Fellowship Church in December 1994 to assume full time duties at Doe River Gorge. Terry is married to Karen and they have three children: Kara (married to Mark Page), Danielle and Michael.

Steve Wysong

Steve Wysong is the President of Wysong Enterprises Inc., in Blountville, TN, a leading provider of helicopter customization services. Steve has been a long-time supporter of Doe River Gorge by assisting with various projects including the refurbishing of vehicles and railroad equipment over the years. Steve joined the DRG Board of Directors in 2015. Steve is married to Kim and they have two adult children, Holly and Kelly.

Steve Kreidt

Steve serves as the Transportation Division Director at KCG Engineering and Planning in Orlando, Florida. His background includes completing minor, major and complex roadway projects and he also has extensive experience developing public involvement programs for transportation projects. Steve and his family have participated in many events at Doe River Gorge, including Father/Son Challenges and Adventure Quest. He joined the DRG Board of Directors in 2015. Steve is married to Wendy and they have four children, Jonathan, Mason, Sammie and Allie.

Chuck Lyle

Chuck is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and Cumberland School of Law. He practiced law in Tampa, FL for 13 years before becoming a real estate developer. He and his son have enjoyed Father/Son Challenges and Adventure Quest at Doe River Gorge. He joined the DRG Board of Directors in 2015 and is currently serving as Chief Development Officer for Doe River Gorge. Chuck and his wife Angie have four children: Connor, Catherine, Chase, and Christin.

Jason Poteat

Jason is a graduate of Tennessee Tech University and works as a Software Analyst/Consultant. As a teen, he spent many days at DRG as part of the Grace Fellowship church youth group. Jason is married to Lea Ann and they have one son, Gavin. Jason joined the Board of Directors in 2016.

Ralph Clark

Ralph is a native of Northeast Tennessee, and a graduate of The University of Tennessee in Knoxville with a degree in agriculture. He worked nearly 20 years for CSX Transportation and its predecessors starting on the Clinchfield Railroad. He is the founder of Mountain Empire Auction. He and his wife Jeanne live on their farm and are parents of four children.