Betty grew up in Lexington, Kentucky. she attended National Cathedral School in Washington D.C. and obtained her BA from Duke University. Betty taught school for a number of years in Fairfax County, Virginia and Montgomery County, Maryland. Betty also worked for Senator John Sherman Cooper in Washington D.C. In 1977, she married her husband, Randolph brown and they moved to Louisville, KY.
Nature.org - What's your favorite Eco-Tip?
I try to recycle whenever possible. I buy local products when I can and use energy saving products in my home.
Nature.org - Have you always had an interest in conservation?
Two areas that have always seemed the most important to me are land and animal preservation and population control.
Nature.org - Do you have a favorite memory of you time as a Trustee for TNC?
I absolutely loved my canoeing trips on the Green River. It is a fabulous place and I'm glad to play a part in protecting it.
Nature.org - As a Trustee member, what are your goals for TNC over the next couple of years?
Well, I haven't been on the Board very long, but I feel especially passionate about increasing state funding for conservation in Kentucky. I feel that would be a real coup for TNC.March 13, 2012