Meet our team

GEORGE COLIN MCRAE

Steward and manager, True Vine Foundation and Fortitudine Vineyard

Education – The Hill School, Pottstown, Pa., Auburn University, Mercer University, graduate of West Alabama University 1997, post-graduate work in waterfowl biology, Mississippi State University >br>

Eutaw Ducks Unlimited, Alabama Ducks Unlimited Greenwing Chairman, Volunteer Firefighter/ Rescue Technician - Eutaw, Al., Steering Committee - Outback Tuscaloosa, Co-chairman - Feathers, Fins and Fur outdoor weekend youth event - Demopolis, Al. A man of many interests and projects, eager for challenges, and gifted with the ability to solve almost any problem. A godly man with the heart of a steward committed to maximizing the potential of this ministry.

Favorite scripture – John 15:1-8., II Corinthians 12:9-10

Favorite hymn – “Come, Thou Fount Of Every Blessing”.

AMANDA PEARSON MCRAE

Secretary/Treasurer, True Vine Foundation and mother of George Jr.

Education – Demopolis High School, graduate of The University of West Alabama 2002

Merchants and Farmers Bank - Eutaw, Alabama, PNC – Tuscaloosa, Al., University of Alabama Honors College Program Assistant

Author of Blog: "Raising George”

A gifted gardener and canner with the passion to learn all she can about growing healthy foods. A woman with a deep love of God and compassion for others.

Favorite scripture – Philippians 4:6-7

Favorite Song – “How He Loves Us”.

JASON DALTON

Steward and groundskeeper, True Vine Foundation and McRae’s Pond

Husband of Tonya and four awesome children, Formerly on greenskeeping staff - North River Golf Club, Children’s pastor Catalyst Church - Tuscaloosa, Al., Peewee football coaching staff - Greene County, Volunteer Firefighter - Eutaw, Al., Former board member - Greene County Parks and Recreation Board.

Groundskeeper extraordinaire, committed to enhancing the natural beauty of the land that God has provided for this ministry. A man after God's own heart who hears His voice, who treasures His Word and enriches the lives of those around him.

Favorite scripture – Romans 8

Favorite hymn – ‘Be Thou My Vision”

ELIZABETH HUNT “BETTE” MCRAE

Adored mother of six children and fourteen grandchildren and the love of Finley’s life

Education - Myers Park High School - Charlotte, NC., Sullins Junior College - Bristol, Va., Hollins College - Roanoke, Va., graduate of University of South Alabama, Post-graduate work University of London.

Elementary school teacher - University Military School, Mobile, Al., Full-time mother and grandmother 1971-until Jesus comes back.

Prayer partner, friend, counselor, mentor to countless ones, both male and female of all ages. As close as it comes to the virtuous wife” of Proverbs 31.

Favorite Scripture - Galatians 2:20 and Job 19:25.

Favorite song - "How He Loves Us"

J. FINLEY MCRAE JR. M.D.

Retired physician

Education – The Hill School - Pottstown, Pa. Princeton University, graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine 1961. Practice of neurological surgery 1966-2005. Ochsner Foundation Hospital and Clinic - New Orleans, La., Chelsea Naval Hospital - Boston, Mass., University of Alabama School of Medicine, private practice in Birmingham, Ala. 1970-2005.

Former board member Bruised Reed Foundation, J.H. Ranch, and Outback America

Since “retirement” in 2005 full-time maintenance and development of True Vine facilities and farm. Aspiring gardener and farmer and aspiring fisher of fish and men.

Favorite scripture – Psalm 1 and Matthew 5:16.

Favorite hymn – “Amazing Grace”