6 Leaders Elected To Habitat For Humanity Of Greater Chattanooga's Board Of Directors

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga elected six respected Chattanooga business leaders to its board of directors. They include Denise Cobb, executive vice president and chief administrations officer at FSG Bank; Drew Hibbard, director of Investments at Visions Hospitality Group; James Moreland, retired manager at DuPont and current chairman of East Chattanooga Improvement, Inc; Ron Morris, retiree from Tennessee Valley Authority and current Thrivent Builds specialist at Thrivent Financial; Gabrielle Charles Sanders, attorney and business analyst in the Corporate Compliance Division at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee; and David Wade, EPB’s executive vice president and chief operating officer.

"We are very pleased to have such dynamic business leaders who have all demonstrated their commitment to making a difference in Greater Chattanooga join our Board of Directors," said David Butler, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area. "They will undoubtedly bring expertise and insight to the board that will be invaluable as Habitat for Humanity continues to expand affordable homeownership opportunities to more Chattanooga families in the months and years ahead."

Other community leaders serving on the Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors include Cory Allison, Ethan Collier, Jason Farmer, Trip Farmer, Jim Ford, Linda Mines, Karen Rudolph, Stephanie Sinkfield, and Lebron Womack.

Since 1986, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga has built 244 affordable and energy efficient homes in Hamilton County. 


Habitat For Humanity Appoints 5 New Board Members

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area has appointed the following industry leaders to its Board of Directors:  Catharine Bahner Daniels, owner of Plum Nelly Shop & Gallery; Derrick DePriest, senior vice president at Atlantic Capital Bank; Randy Drummer, CPA and partner of Henderson Hutcherson and McCullough, PLLC; Mark Hite, owner of Mark Hite Team ... (click for more)

Williams Donates $11k To Woodmore Elementary

A group of close to one hundred local real estate agents were training at the Keller Williams Greater Downtown office during the time of the 2016 Woodmore bus tragedy. After taking initiative to donate to the school, the agents raised eleven thousand dollars—with money contributed from as far as Keller Williams in Alaska. During the training event, a group of agents decided ... (click for more)

City Seeks To Be Removed As Trustee Of Confederate Cemetery

Mayor Andy Berke on Friday said he has asked City Attorney Wade Hinton, on behalf of the city of Chattanooga, to file the necessary paperwork "to confirm the city is no longer listed as a trustee of a Confederate Cemetery on East Third Street." Mayor Berke said, “Our action today makes it clear that the city of Chattanooga condemns white supremacy in every way, shape and ... (click for more)

Judy Kay Peer, 69, Killed When Train Hits Her Car At Hamill Road Crossing In Hixson

Judy Kay Peer, 69, was killed on Friday night when a train struck her car in Hixson on Friday night. Ms. Peer, a Hixson resident, was driving a 2015 Hyundai Sonata. Police said she  was traveling west on Hamill Road and had stopped at the railroad crossing. The gates were extended with flashing lights and a sounding bell. A train that was traveling northbound on ... (click for more)

Mayor Invites Civil War II - And Response (12)

I just received an email from the Mayor stating that he filed paperwork to remove the city of Chattanooga as the trustee for the Confederate Cemetery on Third Street. I understand the Mayor's intent was to distance the city from it's racist past and subsequent hate, but I feel like this is an interesting move without much thought of the consequences. The Mayor prefaced his ... (click for more)

Berke Plan To Solve Discrimination Is To Kick Dead Veterans To The Curb

Racism and discrimination is wrong. What is the best way for a parent to teach a child the evils of discrimination? Should the parent demonstrate and repetitively incentivize the proper behavior? Or, would it be more productive to badger the child over and over again for the sins of the child's g-g-g-grandfather who died 150 years ago? Would burning the personal effects of the grandfather ... (click for more)