UTC Appoints New Members To The Alumni Board Of Directors

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - by John Shearer

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga announces the appointment of seven new members to serve on its Alumni Board of Directors:
 
John Harbison, ’79, ’16, lecturer at the UTC
 
Darrin Ledford, ’94, owner of ImageWorks Printing + Graphics and Hamilton County Commissioner for District 4
 
Kevin Lusk, ’98, director of Public Relations and Physician Outreach at Vascular Institute of Chattanooga
 
Veronica Peebles, ’94, manager of Communications and Marketing at CARTA
 
Scott Rowe, ’96, hospital administrator at Healthsouth
 
Ashley Williams, ’07, ’14, program coordinator for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
 
Jacob Yost, ’07, educator and coach at the McCallie School
 
“On behalf of the board, I’m thrilled to welcome these new members,” said Donna Lawrence, UTC Alumni Board president. “Each brings a wide range of experiences and perspectives and has demonstrated a commitment and passion to UTC. We appreciate their willingness to serve.”
 
The new members were installed as of July 1.  Their terms will last through June 30, 2020.
 
The board’s returning members are: Don E. Adkins, Uras C. Agee III, Douglas A. Brown, James “Jay” W. Dale, Amy Davis, Daniel C. Day, Robert S. Dooley, Jane Guthrie, Jayne Holder, Jerald E. Jenkins, Richard A. Johnson, Annalyn Jones, Laura Kay, Donna Lawrence, Preston A. Rogers, Stanley L. Russell, Edward E. Smith, Tyler G. Spry and Virginia Z. Waddell.

For additional information, call the UTC Office of Development and Alumni Affairs at 423-425-4785.


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