Board of Directors

The Revelation Gardens 2023 Board of Directors


Dawn is passionate about creating a safe world for companion animals. Her background in grief and loss, psychology, and education provides the foundation for Revelation Gardens’ home-like environment which is so instrumental in helping cats and dogs heal and thrive. Dawn earned a Master of Education from Vanderbilt University and a Bachelor of Art in Psychology with a focus on grief and loss from the University of Nevada, Reno. She has 38 years experience in administration, creative design, program development, website management, and budgeting and has rescued animals since she was 3 years old. Dawn provides the knowledge, experience and passion needed to lead Revelation Gardens. She lives in West Tennessee with her husband and cares for the 80 rescued cats and dogs of Revelation Gardens.


Carl is a licensed electrician working as a Superintendent II for a large electrical contractor in Nashville. He brings a strong work ethic to the table and a male perspective to balance the Board’s decision making and goal setting activities. Carl has a conservative perspective, friendly demeanor, and love for animals and is happy to contribute to the wellbeing of Revelation Gardens. He enjoys sports and leisure activities on his days off.


Jennifer works as a Paralegal, a field she’s been in for over fifteen years. She and her husband live in East Tennessee with a household of cats and two dogs. She loves traveling, yoga, and, of course, cats. She was involved with many rescues when she lived in Maryland, including a TNR monthly clinic to get feral cats spayed and neutered. Her first cat was at the age of four and animals are still very dear to her heart and an important part of her life.


Angie Tucker is the librarian at Camden Junior High and is a member of First Baptist Church in Camden. She has fostered dogs for Memphis Pug Rescue, Middle TN Pug Rescue, and West Tennessee Animal Rescue and performed for 7 years in plays produced by West TN Animal Rescue for their Spay and Neuter Fund. Angie enjoys writing, reading, acting, and playing with her pets and animals at the Revelation Garden adoption center. She is married to Chris Tucker and enjoys traveling to Durham, North Carolina to visit her niece and nephew, Mary Katherine and Daniel Watson.


Sue Roth is an avid golfer and a member of the Magic Valley Golf Club. She enjoys spending her retirement years golfing, volunteering at Revelation Gardens and caring for her 11 rescue kitties (4 from Revelation Gardens). She and her husband Vince have been married for 41 years and Benton County residents for 34 years. Sue believes it is important to give back to one’s community and prior to being a volunteer for Revelation Gardens, served on the Election Commission for 10 years.


Ann is a realtor with Landmark Realty and Auction in Camden. She acquired her real estate license April 2005. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Union University, graduated Alpha Sigma Lambda, and Associate of Science in Business Administration from Jackson State Community College, graduated Cum Laude. Alumni of Holladay High School Holladay, TN. Her past achievements include: NAHAM Certification (National Association of Healthcare Access Management). Relay for Life, Baptist Memorial Hospital Team, where she served as Team Captain 2006, was awarded the Relay for Life “Wind Beneath My Wings Award” for the Carroll County South Division in 2007. Served as board member for her local real estate association, Tennessee Valley Association of Realtors. Ann and her husband Don are both Licensed FAA private pilots and until they sold their Piper 180 airplane, enjoyed the adventures of flying. Active member of the Camden Lions Club and serves as a board member and club treasurer. Ann attends Grace Baptist Church in Camden and loves her church family and helping others. Her motto, “Do Unto Others As You Would Have Others Do Unto You,” Matthew 7:12.


Ashton and Bourbon

Ashton is currently a Circulation Assistant at the Benton County
Public Library. Previously, she was a manager at Goodwings
which her parents, Isaac and Brea Goodwin, founded and own.

Ashton graduated high school in 2018 from Camden Central High
School, and spent all four years volunteering at Lakeshore Camp
and Retreat Center. She enjoys finding new podcasts to listen to, hanging out with her four cats, two who were adopted from Revelation Gardens, and of course going to Revelation Gardens to give love to all the cats that need it!