Michael Buchart, Executive Secretary
12263 Brookshire Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70815
Telephone: 225-505-6335; E-mail: sctaes@gmail.com
The Southern Christmas Tree Association
Officers and Directors
Past President / Parliamentarian
​Robert Foster
Cedar Hill Farm
008 Love Road
Hernando, MS 38632
662-429-2540
President (2016/17)
​Ray Gilbert
Gilbert Christmas Tree Farm
1230 County Road 296
Lanett, AL 36863
334-499-4007
Alabama
Extension Director
Dr. Jeremy Pickens
Extension Specialist
Auburn University
P.O. Box 8276
Mobile, AL 36689
251-342-2366
www.ACES.edu
Senior Vice-President (2016/17)
​Danna Day
Old Days Farm
131 Glynn Day Road
Winnsboro, LA 71295
318-805-6106
2017
Directors
2016/17
Permanent
2017/18
Alabama Director
Michael Duncan
Neely Farms
275 Dakota Road
Thorsby, AL 35171
205-389-1832
www.NeelyFarmsChristmasTrees.Homestead.com
Louisiana Director
Gray Anderson
Grant Christmas Tree Farm
& Syrup Mill
716 Whitaker Road
Grant, LA 70644
337-789-3072
www.GrantChristmasTreeFarm.com
Louisiana Director
​Kevin Steele
Steele's Christmas Tree Farm
56459 Dollar Road
Angie, LA 70426
985-966-1041
www.SteelesChristmasTreeFarm.com
Louisiana
Extension Director
​Ricky Kilpatrick
Area Forestry Agent
Louisiana State University
P.O. Box 370
Benton, LA 71006
318-965-2326
www.LSUAgCenter.com
Mississippi
Extension Director
Dr. Stephen Dicke
Mississippi State University
1320 Seven Springs Road
Raymond, MS 39154
601-857-2284
www.MSUCares.com
Mississippi Director
​Larry Haley
Holly Berry Hills Tree Farm
13493 Martha Redmond Road
Saucier, MS 39574
228-669-0425
www.HollyBerryHills.com
Mississippi Director
​Lowell Worthey
Worthey Tree Farm
60025 Worthey Lane
Amory, MS 38821
662-305-2545
www.WortheyTreeFarm.com
Alabama Director
​Steve Mannhard
Fish River Trees
13982 Wood Haven
Dairy Road East
Summerdale, AL 36580
251-988-8114
www.FishRiverTrees.com
Vice-President (2016/17)
​Michael May
Lazy Acres Plantation
596 Lazy Acres Road
Chunky, MS 39323
601-917-4196
NCTA Representative
Bentley Curry
Curry Farms
548 Robinson Drive
Rayville, LA 71269
318-366-3575
Incoming Officers 2018/2019:
Vice-President Steve Mannhard (AL)
Alabama Director Paul Beavers
Louisiana Director Kevin Steele
Mississippi Director Larry Massey