Chapter Contacts

Rabun TU Officers & Directors for F/Y 2014

Contact the chapter by emailing

Voting Board of Directors Members

Steve Perry
Nominating Committee Chair,Project Healing Waters, BOD Agenda,Budget

Vice President
Kent Wilson
Mack Martin Rod Raffle,Property Manager

Joel Wise
Reports & Budget

Kathy Breithaupt
BOD Minutes, Correspondence, Records

Past President
Pat Hopton
Social Media & Leadership Support & Dream Trip Ticket Sales

Director – 2016
Jerry McFalls
Liaison with Local Scouts, Stream Projects, Safety Coordinator, Trout in the Classroom & Annual Indian Lake Cookout

Director – 2016
Ray King
Rabun Rendezvous, Audio-Visual Set Up

Director – 2017
Terry Rivers
Fly Tying Workshops

Director – 2017
Charlie Breithaupt
Trout Camp, Fly Fishing 101

Director – 2018
Mike Fuller

Director – 2018
Frank Tolbert
Media Outreach

Director – 2019
Ray Gentry

Director – 2019
David Ruth


Non Voting Leaders

Michele Crawford
Tight lines Editor, Women’s Outreach, Memorials

Larry Walker
Advocacy Director

Jeff Durniak
Meeting Programs & hosting speaker to dinner

Sid Berkstresser
Chairman of Membership Recruitment and Retention

Any member of Rabun TU may attend the Board of Directors’ meetings.

  • Conserve, Protect, Restore

Rabun TU Connections Featured in TU National Blog

TU National staffer Beverly Smith recently wrote a personal essay, titled “It is Community, Not Coincidence,” about her favorite hidden gem “out west of Hiawassee” and the looping, linking connections in and around the Rabun chapter that led her there. She mentions by name Rabunites Charlie Breithaupt, Jim Kidd, Kyle Burrell, and Doug Adams. Read more here.


Draft Chapter Strategic Plan, 2016-2018

At the July 2016 Board meeting, the Board of Directors reviewed the Chapter’s revised Strategic Plan. The purpose is to more clearly focus on the Chapter priorities, and where we spend our time, effort, and money. The revised Strategic Plan will be presented to the Chapter membership at this month’s meeting. Read more here.

Tallulah River Handicap Fishing Pier is now complete!

Several Rabunites joined USFS personnel late September and early October to complete the pier. There will be an official dedication coming either in November or early spring. Mean while if you know someone who is disabled and wants to fish, go get them and take them fishing! Read more here.


Rabun TU Fishing Buddy List

Be a part of the Official Jeff Durniak Fishing Buddy List! This is your chance to get to fish with one of the best. More details here.


Go Fishin’