KNOXVILLE – Twenty area civic leaders in Knoxville have been appointed to UT-s University Associates.
The associates, founded in 1972, provide a link between the university and the Knoxville area by helping explain UT-s vision and goals to the community, President John Shumaker said.
Frank Rothermel is the 2002-2003 chairman of the 64-member association. He is president of Denark Construction Inc.
New members include:
Terrence Carter, executive director for partnership for neighborhood improvement, Knoxville-s Empowerment Zone office;
Rosemary Gilliam, vice president and senior financial advisor, Merrill Lynch;
Chrisi Haretos, director of education initiatives, Venture 29/7;
Don Hasson, president, House-Hasson Hardware;
Kelly Headden, vice president, Barber & McMurry Architects;
Celeste Herbert, partner, Bernstein, Stair, & McAdams;
Jenny Hines, president/owner Hines & Co. PC;
Kirk Huddleston, director of corporate and community development, Blaine Construction Co.;
Ronald Lawrence, president, Lawrence Healthcare;
Jack McElroy, editor, Knoxville News Sentinel;
Kate O-Day, president & CEO, Child and Family Tennessee;
Ed Pasley, executive director, Dogwood Arts Festival;
Vernon Patterson, CEO, Partners Collaborative;
Dean Rice, senior legislative assistant for Congressman John Duncan;
Kelle Shultz, executive director, Knoxville Habitat for Humanity;
Reese Thomas, CEO, TIS Insurance Services Inc.;
Dotty Vinson, field supervisor, Apple Corps;
Martha S. Wallen, regional small business banking manager, BB&T;
Chris Woodhull, executive director, Tribe One.