Leadership Chattanooga Alumni Association Elected New Officers And Board Members

Monday, February 10, 2014

The Leadership Chattanooga Alumni Association (LCAA) elected new officers and board members at its annual meeting.

 

Sponsored by the Chattanooga Chamber Foundation, LCAA’s mission is to extend the positive community impact of Leadership Chattanooga and to provide continued leadership training and networking opportunities for Leadership Chattanooga graduates.

 

Mike Sarvis, President and CEO of Cohutta Bank, will serve as the 2014 LCAA President. He said, “Leadership Chattanooga graduates are an asset to our city, and the LCAA board is planning 2014 programs designed to continue leadership development and help graduates maintain both their community involvement and the relationships they built in the program, while also  making new connections."

 

Other 2014 LCAA officers include:

 

Carlene Vital (President-elect), Independent Healthcare Properties

Jaime Melton (Secretary), Baylor School

Peterson Hostettler (Treasurer), Morgan, Stanley, Smith, Barney

Hodgen Mainda (Immediate Past President), Dale Buchanan &Associates

 

Board members for 2013 include:

 

Amanda Carmichael, Mace Carmichael

Dennis Culver, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

Joel Henderson, North American Credit Services, Inc.

Jay Hudson, Keller Williams Realty

Shannon Minninger, LifeTouch Publishing

MaryStewart Lewis, AT&T

Christa Payne, Public Education Foundation

Gideon Thomas, HR Consultant

Kurt Schaffer, episode 49

 

Representatives from the 2013-2014 Leadership Chattanooga class include:

 

Ryan Rogers, U.S. Xpress

AJ Willis, Natural Beautiful Me 

 

Leadership Chattanooga is currently accepting nominations for the 2014-2015 class through March 7.

 


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