Tyler Andrew Brown ’09, M’10 Forest Resource Managements, Master of Forest Resource
The Clemson University Young Alumni Council (YAC) has recognized Tyler Brown as one of the 2019 “Roaring 10” – young alumni who have made an impact in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors.
Honorees were selected based on their continued efforts to uphold the university’s core values of honesty, integrity and respect and to demonstrate an “ever-loyal” relationship with Clemson University.
Tyler Brown serves as the Conservation Districts Program Manager for the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Tyler is an active hunter education instructor where he educates future hunters on safety and ethics. In 2013, Tyler was asked to serve on the Clemson University Forestry Curriculum Reaccreditation Committee as a young alumni representative to the Society of American Foresters (SAF). Since 2015 Tyler has served on the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences (CAFLS) Agriculture Alumni Board of Directors. Tyler initiated the annual Clays for CAFLS Sporting Clays Tournament fundraiser in 2017. Since its inception, Clays for CAFLS has raised over $60,000, which funds the C. Blain Player Endowment that provides financial support for CAFLS students to engage with CAFLS alumni for professional growth.
The primary mission of Clemson YAC is to support the goals of the Clemson Alumni Association specifically on matters pertaining to Young Alumni. Clemson YAC exists to connect Young Alumni with the University, assist Young Alumni in the transition from active student to alumnus, facilitate fellowship, personal growth and professional development opportunities for young alumni and formally represent Young Alumni interests to the Clemson Alumni Council. The purpose of these efforts is to affect seminal influence on young alumni so they may continue to be connected and contributing alumni for a better Clemson throughout their lives.