Back Row, Left to Right: Kent Samuels, John Carbonell, Rebecca Hunter, Felicia Pierce, Kevie Mikus, Amy West, Cayci Carvajal, Jeff Luttrell, Bridgette Wilson, Laurie McIntosh
Front Row, Left to Right: Andy Wainwright, Art Smith, Catherine Barnes, Merri Mai Williamson, Shannan Duggin, Christine Howard, Trish Holliday, Michelle Earle, Deneen Lester, Lynette Smith

Board of Directors

Executive Director

Art Smith, CAE

AG Smith & Associates, LLC
P.O. Box 3546
Brentwood, TN 37024
Phone: 615-260-8909
e-mail: art.smith@agsmithassoc.com

State Director

Frances Flowers

BCBS of Tennessee
1 Cameron Hill Circle
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone: 423-535-6779
e-mail: frances_flowers@bcbst.com

State Director - Elect

Trish Holliday, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, IPMASCP

Holliday|Kenning
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615.741.4126
e-mail: trishholliday11@gmail.com

Past Director

Amy West, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Jackson State Community College
2046 N. Parkway
Jackson, TN 38301
Phone: 731.425.2643
e-mail: awest12@jscc.edu

Secretary

Jennifer Shields, MS, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

BlueCross BlueSheild of Tennessee
One Cameron Hill Circle
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone: 423-535-6919
e-mail: Jennifer_Shields@bcbst.com

Treasurer

Verta Ross, PHR, MBA, SHRM-CP

Cummins
Nashville, TN 37214
e-mail: verta.ross@cummins.com

College Relations Director

Debbie Mackey, Ph.D, SHRM-SCP

University of Tennessee
916 Volunteer Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37916
Phone: 865.974.7014
e-mail: dmackey@utk.edu

Diversity Director

Charlotte Brown, PRC

City of Memphis
Phone: 901.579.0754
e-mail: charlotte.brown@memphistn.gov

Legislative Director

Fred Bissinger

Wimberly Lawson Wright Daves & Jones, PLLC
214 2nd Avenue, N., Ste.3
Nashville, TN 37201
Phone: 615.727.1000
e-mail: fbissinger@wimberlylawson.com

Certification Director

Rebecca Hunter, CPA, SPHR

State of Tennessee
312 Rosa L. Parks Ave
Tennessee Tower 17th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615.741.0936
e-mail: rebecca.hunter@tn.gov

Membership At-Large Director

Kent Samuels, SHRM-CP

North Wind Group
Knoxville, TN
Phone: 865-809-1118
e-mail: President@TVHRA.org

SHRM Foundation Director

Lynnette Smith, MSHRM, CWDP

PlayCore
401 Chestnut Street, Ste. 410
Chattanooga, TN 36402
Phone: 423.648.5583
e-mail: lsmith@playcore.com

Workforce Readiness Director

Debra Gates

Western Governors University
5336 Mandarin Circle
Hixson, TN 37343
Phone: 423.653.5431
e-mail: debra.gates.hr@gmail.com

District Director - East

Catherine Barnes, SPHR, PHRca, SHRM-SCP

Shafer Insurance Agency
1100 Marion St.,
Suite 200
Knoxville, TN 37921
Phone: 865.809.9088
e-mail: cbarnes@shaferinsurance.com

District Director - Middle

Felicia Pierce

CHI Memorial
2525 de Sales Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37404
Phone: 423.495.7194
e-mail: felicia_pierce@memorial.org

District Director - West

Deneen Lester

West Tennessee District Manager
125 N. Main Street
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: 901.576.6509
e-mail: deneen.alsadi@yahoo.com

Professional Development Chair

Andy Wainwright

Career Curve
Nashville, TN 37220
Phone: 901.233.2568
e-mail: awainwright@careercurve.com

State Conference Chair

Scott Kelly, PHR

LifePoint Health
330 Seven Springs Way,
Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone: 215-692-2161
e-mail: scott.kelly1@lpnt.net

Social Media Chair

Connie Etzkin

City of Columbia
700 N. Garden Street
Columbia, TN 38401
Phone: 931.560.1570
e-mail: cetzkin@columbiatn.com

Award & Scholarships Chair

Jill Barnes, LAPSW, PHR, SHRM-SCP

Helen Ross McNabb Center
201 West Springdale Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917
Phone: 865-548-2623
e-mail: jill.barnes@mcnabb.org

Association Management Professional

Shannan Duggin

AG Smith & Associates, LLC
PO Box 330057
Murfreesboro, TN 37133
Phone: 800-366-4970
e-mail: ShannanDuggin.TNSHRM@gmail.com