National Advisory Board

Bert Brantley


Herbert Brantley is professor emeritus at both Clemson University and Indiana University. Bert was the first head of the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management at Clemson, where he served for 21 years. A former member of the South Carolina Commission for Parks, Recreation, and Tourism and former chairman of the State of South Carolina’s Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Planning Council, Bert also served as president of the South Carolina Recreation and Park Society, the Society of Park and Recreation Educators, and the National Recreation and Park Association. He is a member of the board of directors for the Textile Hall Corporation.


  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina (812) 332-0924