THE 3RD STREET SOCIETY TEAM
Founder, Executive Director
Travis "T-rav" Hildreth founded the organization with his childhood friend Shay. After learning about the positive effects the salt air had on CF patients, he was able to combine two passions in his life, surfing and CF, into one mission.
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.
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!
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.
Chairman, 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.
Sr. Surf Instructor
Robert “Moe” Moore a.k.a “Baywatch Bob” first started surfing in the ‘80s . He is a soul surfer who believes that, “Something magical happens in the water, a moment when a person’s eyes light up and they smile,you see it in their face and feel it, everything changes. I love being a part of that and sharing it with this community”.
Lead Technical Designer
Trevor "Trevorford" Overfelt was given an opportunity to volunteer for "Adopt-a-Highway" cleanup on behalf of the nonprofit when the opportunity was presented by his coworker, Travis Hildreth. Having witnessed the effects of the disease in his own life, he became interested in more volunteer work for the cause, and using his background in Digital Production Arts, was able to do work for the organization as the lead technical designer.
Community Outreach Manager (South West)
Bethany "Red" Hair has a personal 3-point connection to the CF world. She has had both family and friends with CF and was excited to take the mission of The 3rd Street Society to new heights. Based in San Antonio, TX, Bethany is able to participate in various fundraisers and events sponsored by the Lone Star Chapter of the CF Foundation. Bethany plays a critical role in spreading CF awareness and making sure The 3rd Street Society has a voice in the SW region!