Leadership

Staff


Alison Gower

Rural Health Clinics Director 

 
Allie Haynes, BA
Membership Manager  


Dorshonda Evans, BSHA, LPN
Member Engagement Director


Jacy Warrell, MPA
Executive Director 

Patty Lane, MS, MHM, MA
Workforce Development Director 

Talandra Jones, BA
Workforce Development Coordinator 

April Judkins
Workforce Development Coordinator 


Bill Dobbins
Contract Lobbyist (Jan-July)

 

 2022 Rural Health Association of Tennessee Board of Directors


PR
ESIDENT
Freda B. Russell, RN

CEO/CNO
Three Rivers Hospital


PAST-PRESIDENT
Dana Cobb

NW Regional Coordinator
TN Commission on Children & Youth


SECRETARY
Brenda B. Jones, PhD, MSN,

CNM, FNP-BC, NHDP-BC
Lee University School of Nursing


TREASURER
Alicia Calloway
Chief Operating Officer
OPYS

President Elect
Jackie Cavnar, MBA

Chief Operating Officer

MHA of the MidSouth 

 
Middle Tennessee Vice-President
Kathryn A. Atwood, M.A.
CSH Supervisor
Trousdale County Schools


West Tennessee Vice-President
Barry Cooper, MS
Executive Director, JACOA


East Tennessee Vice President

Anna M. Hurt, MPH
District Coordinator
Anderson County Schools


Desireè Kelly, DrPH
Workforce Strategies & Evaluations Manager
TN Primary Care Association



Sarah Wells

Executive Director
Friends in Need Health Center

 
Shannon Haynes
Director of Client Development 
Emmaus Consulting, LLC

 
Leslie Brasfield, RN
Coordinated School Health
Manchester City Schools


Beth Fox, MD, MPH, CPE, FAAFP
Associate Dean/Chief of Staff
East TN State University

Erica Johnson-Lockett, RN, MSN
Chief Nursing Officer 
West Tennessee Healthcare- Bolivar


Sherry Scruggs, RN, BSN
Milan General Hospital Admin.
Gibson County Facility Director

Bill Moats, CEO
Ocoee Regional Health
Corporation
Tina Pilgreen, MS (ex-officio)
Director, State Office of Rural Health
Tennessee Department of Health

Daniel Jayroe (ex-officio)
Director of Workforce Development
Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development