About Us

Manitou Cave of Alabama, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed in 2016. 

Our mission is to respect and protect this historic, sacred site through conservation and education so that the cave, land and water are preserved for visitors and wildlife, 

as a place of peace.

Board of Directors

MCAL Director and Steward

Annette Reynolds,
MPS, RN, ATR-BC

Alabama

MCAL Secretary, Treasurer

Marketing Director, DeKalb County Economic Development Authority

Diana Goss,
MBA

Alabama

Retired National Park Service Ranger

Larry N. Beane

Alabama

Elementary Teacher, Fort Payne City Schools

Julie L. Caminiti

Alabama

Archaeologist, Tribal Historic Preservation Office of Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI)

Beau Duke Carroll,
MA

North Carolina

Pastor, New Oregon United Methodist Church

Rev. Ian Conerly

Alabama

US Geological Survey (USGS)
Georgia Water Science Center

Alan Cressler

Georgia

President and CEO, DeKalb Tourism

John Dersham,
TMP

Alabama

Director of Geological Investigations, Geological Survey of Alabama (GSA)

Sandy Ebersole,
PhD, PG, GISP

Alabama

Archaeologist

Sharon Ashcraft Freeman,
MA

Alabama

Magazine Director, Times-Journal Newspaper

Derek Jackson

Alabama

2020 MCAL Student Intern; Anthropology Major, Lee University

Victoria R. Martin

Tennessee

Hydrogeologist, Tennessee Water Science Center, USGS

Benjamin V. Miller,
MS

Tennessee

National Strategic Accounts Manager, AZZ Surface Technologies

Clark Miller

Texas

President, Bengali Association of Greater Birmingham (BAGB)

Sati Nath,
PhD

Alabama

Assistant Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine

Ramaraju Rudraraju,
PhD

Alabama

Antech Imaging Services, Wildlife Conservation, Zoo Exotics Specialist

E. Marie Rush,
BS, DVM, DACZM

Alabama

"Teach for America" Little Wound School, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation of Oglala Lakota

Caleb Walden,
BA

South Dakota

Adjunct Instructor of History Learning Resource Center (LRC); Archivist/Specialist North East Alabama Community College

Blake Wilhelm,
MA

Alabama

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