Jonathan mcnair, board vice-president
Black Warrior River watershed

Jonathan is a Birmingham native who grew up in the Westend community. As a child, Jonathan spent many weekends and summers on the family farm in Fordyce, Arkansas where he gained a strong value of mankind’s relationship with the land. He has extensive firsthand knowledge of Alabama’s waterways. He is an avid paddler and boater.


“I believe that having a personal connection to nature important for all humans. But this connection is vital for those charged with shaping policies that will either protect or destroy it.”

Jonathan has worked a long time as an educator and media technologist. Jonathan’s key professional interest is at the intersection of education and technology. Some of his interests also include drawing attention to issues dealing with racial and economic equity in environmental policy.