The Great Smoky Mountain Journal

Staff Reports

Posted: Monday, January 01, 2018 12:26 PM

Mountain Tough Recovery Team Director Steps Down

Mountain Tough Recovery Team Executive Director Janice Hendrix stepped down from her role with the wildfires recovery program Wednesday.

Jeff Conyers was appointed by the board of directors to serve as the Interim Executive Director while the search for a replacement is underway.

The wildfires rebuilding team aims to help affected residents with financial assistance, connecting service organizations with survivors who lost their homes, and clearing build sites.

Anyone seeking assistance can call 865-436-8112.

Volunteers wanting to help the Mountain Tough Recovery Team with their efforts can visit for information on how to help.