Renée Victoria Hoyos
Renée Victoria Hoyos has served as Executive Director since 2003. Ms. Hoyos has overseen the growth of TCWN from an average budget of $150,000 - $750,000. She has directed and created programs from litigation to environmental health and has expanded the brand of TCWN from a small non-profit to a leading voice for the environmental community in Tennessee.
Ms. Hoyos previously worked with the California Resources Agency and served as Special Assistant to Secretary Mary D. Nichols for Watersheds and Outreach. She holds a Masters of Agriculture and Management degree (with concentration in nonprofit organization management) as well as a Masters of Avian Science degree, both from the University of California in Davis.
Ms. Hoyos enjoys rafting, hiking, kayaking and skiing. She is a member of the National Ski Patrol and patrols on the weekend at Cataloochie Ski Ranch in Maggie Valley North Carolina. Currently, she a member of the Knoxville Transportation Authority, the Historic Bijou Theater and is a founding board member of the Community Health Alliance.