Dr. Brantley, Professor Emeritus, Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, Clemson, was that department's first Head, serving for 21 years. His scholarly interests focus upon the ethics of resource allocation and environmental management. Dr. Brantley has served as President of NRPA and SPRE, Chair of the NRPA-AALR Council on Accreditation, and is also a member of AAPRA. He has served as member of the Health Education Authority of the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, member of the South Carolina Commission for Parks, Recreation and Tourism, and member and Chairman of the Pendleton District Historical and Recreation Commission. He serves on the Board of Directors of Textile Hall, Inc., which operates the Palmetto International Exposition Hall in Greenville, SC.