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2016 Board of Directors

East Tennessee Foundation is managed by a volunteer board of directors who are very knowledgeable about their communities and broadly representative of the East Tennessee region.  



2016 ETF Board of Directors
Seated: L to R - Bernie Bernstein, Jan McNally, Howard Blum, Pat Postma, John Geppi, Patsy Carson, Nancy Moody, Jim Harlan, Jeff Chapman
Standing: L to R - Phyllis Nichols, Joe Marlette, Jeff Becker, Paul Willson, Cynthia Burnley, Dan Bechtol, David Haynes,  Mark Heinz, Joe Petre, Greg McMillan,
 Jed Dance, Will Haslam - Photo by Charles Brooks Photography

2016 Officers

Chair  Jeff Becker, Professor, UT Microbiology Department
Vice Chair  Paul Willson, Chairman, Citizens National Bank
Treasurer  Jan McNally, Retired Executive
President
(ex-officio) 
Michael McClamroch, President & CEO, East Tennessee Foundation
Secretary
(ex-officio)
Carolyn Schwenn, Executive Vice President and Secretary,
East Tennessee Foundation
Immediate Past Chair
Keith Goodwin, President & CEO, East Tennessee Children's Hospital

Board of Directors

  • Dan Bechtol, President and CEO, ChoiceDATA
  • Bernie Bernstein, Attorney, Bernstein, Stair & McAdams
  • Howard Blum, Sponsorship Specialist, Helen Ross McNabb
  • Cynthia Burnley, Retired University Administrator
  • Patsy Carson, Community Volunteer
  • Amy Cathey, Interim Director, UT Executive Education Programs
  • Jeff Chapman, Director, Frank H. McClung Museum, University of Tennessee; and Chairman, Chapman Family Foundation
  • Joan Cronan, Women's Athletic Director Emeritus, University of Tennessee
  • Jed Dance, Vice President at Bacon and Company
  • John Geppi, Executive Vice President & CFO, Covenant Health
  • Jim Harlan, Retired Executive
  • Will Haslam, Pilot Flying J
  • David Haynes, Retired Executive
  • Mark Heinz, Architect, Dewhirst Properties
  • Joe Marlette, Retired Executive
  • Cheryl Massingale, Retired Professor, UT
  • Greg McMillan, Knox County Circuit Court Judge
  • Nancy Moody, President, Tusculum College
  • Phyllis Nichols, President & CEO, Knoxville Area Urban League
  • Butch Peccolo, Retired CFO, University of Tennessee
  • Joe Petre, President, Conversion Properties
  • Pat Postma, Retired University Administrator
  • Paige Preston, Community Volunteer
  • Will Pugh, Chairman, Pugh & Company, P.C.
  • Avice Reid, Senior Director of Community Relations, City of Knoxville
  • Nita Summers, Community Volunteer
  • Justice Gary Wade, Tennessee Supreme Court Justice
  • Mary Beth West, Mary Beth West Communications, LLC

HONORARY LIFETIME MEMBERS

  • Bobbie Y. Congleton, Community Volunteer
  • Natalie L. Haslam, Community Volunteer
  • A. David Martin, Chairman and Founder, Martin & Company
  • David V. White, Community Volunteer
  • Stuart R. Worden, Worden, Rechenbach & Brooke