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MPPA Board of Advisors 2017

Name Alum era Position Email address
Mike Walker 70s Executive Director, TN City Management Association
Mary Jinks 80s Former Vice President, UT Institute for Public Service
Cindy Ogle 80s City Manager, City of Gatlinburg
Abbie Hudgens 80s Director of Worker’s Compensation Division of the TN Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Kathleen Terry-Sharp 90s Director of Development, University of Memphis
Scott Pierce 90s Senior Vice President,  Government Programs, BC-BS of Tennessee
Halie (Shell) Gallik 00s Member Services Representative, TN Municipal League
Honna Rogers 00s Management Consultant, UT MTAS
Chuck Abernathy 00s County Manager, McDowell Co., NC
Amanda Edwards 00s Executive Director of College Advancement at AB Tech
Seth Sumner 00s Assist. City Manager, City of Savannah, TN
Krista Lee 00s Executive Director, Joint Fiscal Review Committee staff, TN General Assembly
Wes Hall 00s Director, Tennessee STEM Innovation Network (TSIN), Battelle Memorial Inst.
Jason Houser 00s (BA) Counterterrorism specialist, Argonne National Lab
Lola Alapo (Chair) 10s UT Media Relations
Carey Smith Whitworth 10s Associate Director, UT Office of Government Relations and Advocacy
Katherine (Katy Cartwright) Norris 10s Director, Berkeley Research Group, LLC,  Washington, DC
Thuy Pham 10s Category Specialist, US Social Security Adm. (PMF);
Rachael Guarnieri (Vice-Chair) 10s Volunteer Coordinator for the Boys and Girls Clubs of the TN Valley

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