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New members join Chancellor’s Roundtable

A heartfelt thanks goes to the outgoing and incoming members of the Chancellor’s Round Table, for their willingness to serve on behalf of the University.  Members of the Chancellor’s Roundtable are charged with:

      • communicating the needs of the community to the chancellor
      • providing information on situations in our community that may affect the University
      • being an advocate for the University in the community

Chancellor's Roundtable Members

  • The Reverend Kevin Adams, Pastor, Olivet Baptist Church
  • James Barber, President/Executive Director, Chattanooga Christian Community Foundation
  • Julian Bell, III, Attorney, Grant, Konvalinka & Harrison, PC
  • Robert Bernhardt, Music Director and Conductor, Chattanooga Symphony and Opera
  • Jack L. Boran, Postmaster, United States Postal Service
  • Ruth Brinkley, Chair Elect, President and CEO, Memorial Health Care System
  • Diane Bunch, Sr. Vice President, Information Services, Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Susan Burkett, Administrator, T.C. Thompson Children’s Hospital
  • Michael Butler, Regional President, SunTrust Bank, Chattanooga
  • Margaret Callihan, President, SunTrust Bank, Chattanooga
  • Eli Cameron, Executive Director, M.L. King Community Development
  • Blair Carter, President, Carter Distributing Company
  • Dr. Gary Carver, Pastor, First Baptist Church
  • Mr. Mike Costa, Vice President & General Manager, WTVC-TV News Channel 9 (Alternate)
  • Stephen Culp, CEO, Smart Furniture
  • Dr. Deborah DiStefano, DiStefano Laser Center
  • Bob Doak, President, Chattanooga Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Jay Doshi, Chairman & CEO, eSpin Technologies, Inc.
  • Frank Dye, Importer and President, Westwood Enterprises
  • Valerie Epstein, Esquire, Attorney, Arb-Med, L. L. C.
  • Doug Fisher, District Director, Congressman Zach Wamp’s Office
  • Don Fowlkes, Electrical Inspector & Investigator, City of Chattanooga Inspection Division
  • Ron Harr, Senior Vice President Government Programs, Blue Cross Blue Shield of TN
  • Deborah Harrison, Fletcher Bright Company
  • Ellen Hayes, Director of External Affairs, Hunter Museum of American Art
  • Corinne Hennen
  • Wade Hinton, Attorney at Law, Snipes, Robertson & Hinton
  • Craig Holley, President, AmSouth Bank
  • Dr. Bess Ingram, Doctor of Internal Medicine, Member of Erlanger Board of Directors
  • Curtis Johnson, Manager, Consumer Affairs & Public Relations, Bi-Lo, Inc.
  • Joe Johnson, President, The Johnson Group
  • James Kennedy III, Chairman, Kenco Group, Inc.
  • Jerry Konohia, President and CEO, Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise, Inc.
  • Rabbi Joshua Lief, Mizpah Congregation
  • Georgia McCravey
  • Ben Melnyczuk, Site Manager, Invista, Inc.
  • Nell Mohney, Author, speaker
  • Chief Steve Parks, Chattanooga Police Department
  • Cecil Phillips, CEO & President, Place Properties
  • Eugene Schimpf III, President, The Schimpf Company
  • Geoff Shook, Vice President and General Manager, Comcast Communications
  • Douglass Stein, President, Stein Construction Company
  • The Honorable Rebecca Stern, Judge, Hamilton County Criminal Court
  • The Honorable Neil Thomas, Judge, Hamilton County Circuit Court
  • Jeffrey Wardeberg, Executive Vice President & COO, U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc.
  • Van Wardlaw, Vice President, TVA – Electric Systems Operations
  • Tom Edd Wilson, President and CEO, Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce

Mary and Eli Cameron, Executive Director, M.L. King Community Development

 Interim Chancellor Fred Obear, Rabbi and Mrs. Joshua Lief
Bern Hurley, Mai Bell Hurley, The Honorable Neil Thomas, Judge, and Anne Thomas.

Ruth Brinkley, President and CEO, Memorial Health Care System; Pete O'Hare and Susan Burkett O'Hare, Administrator, T.C. Thompson Children's Hospital

Richard Brown, Vice Chancellor of Finance and Operations; Diane and Chief Steve Parks, Chattanooga Police Department; Dr. John Friedl, Provost


August 13, 2009

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