Shay Tallman

Co-Founder/President, Board of Directors

Shay "Shay Butter" Tallman has cystic fibrosis and is "Patient 0" for The Third Street Society. As co-founder of the organization, he's always excited to meet the next new patient and introduce them to surfing. His goal is to serve the CF community in any way possible.

Brandon Austin

Vice President, Board of Directors

Brandon "Brand-0" fell into this opportunity by chance. While shaping a surfboard with Travis one afternoon, a conversation popped up about Travis and Shay's idea. Instantly, Brandon was all in. With his passion for salt water, coupled with caring for others, The 3rd Street Society was a perfect fit for him!

Brooke Fields

Secretary, Board of Directors

Brooke “The Heart“ Fields has a love for health care and has dedicated most of her life to working in both clinical and administrative health care roles. When Brooke was approached by Founder and friend, Travis Hildreth, regarding 3rd Street Society, she could not have been more excited to be a part of the team! It’s with a true servant’s heart that she accepted the invite to join the Board of Directors in order to support the mission to Surf. Salt. Survive.

Jessica Watson

Treasurer, Board of Directors

Jessica became involved with 3rd Street Society after hosting a fundraiser for the foundation. When Travis asked if she would like to get further involved, she knew the answer right away. As a practicing physician assistant who grew up on the Outer Banks, she gets to combine her love of medicine with her love for the ocean. She is really excited to be a part of the team! 

 WiIlis Berkshire 

Board of Directors

Willis "Will" Berkshire. a Hampton Roads, VA native found his way to Charleston through a Job Opportunity with Brandon Austin. Willis has a background in law enforcement and safety/first-aid, finding himself always in a position to help others. The 3rd Street Society's mission and beliefs lined up with Willis values making him an outstanding fit in the fight for a cure.


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Allison VIncent

Board of Directors

Allison Vincent has a background in finance and managed care. After having a family member who was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, Allison developed a new awareness for the disease and an interest in the mission of 3rd Street Society. She is excited at the opportunity to help others, spread awareness, and fight for a cure! 

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