Director of Field Service

865-588-6514 Ext 141


Personal Information

Born:  Paducah, Kentucky

Family Info:  Married to high school sweetheart, Kacie Miller Cunningham, for 10 years. Kacie is an elementary school teacher at Rocky Hill Elementary. 1 sweet daughter, Miller Grace Cunningham, 6 years old and attends 1st grade at Rocky Hill Elementary.

Education:  Bachelor of Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

Hobbies/Interests:  Golf, Hiking/Exploring the Great Smoky Mountains, and Cooking with family.

Scouting Experience

Nate was a Cub Scout in Pack 28 1st grade-5th grade and earned the Arrow of Light. He participated in Boy Scout Troop 28 in Paris, TN. He is a 7 year Camp Staff alum and a Brotherhood member in the Order of the Arrow.

Started my Scouting Career in August 2005 at the West TN Area Council as a District Executive. Accepted a promotion to Field Director in 2011 in Jackson, Mississippi with the Andrew Jackson Council and later became the Assistant Scout Executive there. I most recently accepted the role as Director of Field Service in March of 2016 with the Great Smoky Mountain Council and am honored to serve the youth, volunteers, and staff of the GSMC.