Board Responsibilities

The Board is responsible for organizing TAPA events, such as local planning conferences, awards ceremonies, social happy hours, volunteer opportunities, and CM & AICP training. The board also promotes planning in the community and encourages professional development within the industry.
Terms are two years in duration and require attendance at monthly board meetings and participation in Chapter activities. Elections occurred in 2018 for the January 1, 2019, to December 31, 2020 term.



TAPA 2019 to 2020 Executive Board


President

Doug Demosi

Doug is the Planning Director of the Rutherford County Regional Planning Commission...

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Vice President

Lynn Tully, AICP

Lynn is the Development Services Director of the City of Kingsport...

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Secretary

Jessica Harmon

Jessica is a Senior Planner for the City of Kingsport...

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Treasurer

Rebecca Ketchie

Legal Advisor

Sam Edwards

Sam is an Attorney and Counselor at Law...

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Immediate Past President

Ambre M. Torbett, AICP

Ambre is the Director of the Planning and Codes Department in Sullivan County...

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Student Representative

Cameron Taylor

Cameron is the Student Representative for the Tennessee Chapter...

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Professional Development Officer

Brett Roler, AICP

Brett is the Vice President of Planning and Development for the Downtown Memphis Commission

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Lobbyist

Bill Terry, AICP

Bill is a Planning Consultant...

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National Legislative Liaison

Rick Gregory

Rick is the National Legislative Liaison...

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Newsletter Editor

Andrea Barbour

Andrea is the Tennessee Chapter's Newsletter Editor...

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Membership Chair

Steve Neilson

Brief introduction and link to individual's bio page...

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Section Directors

West Tennessee

Daniel A Ashworth, Jr., AICP, PLA, ASLA

Daniel is a Design Associate...

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Middle Tennessee

Micah Wood, AICP

Micah is the Middle Tennessee Section Director...

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Chattanooga

Chuck Hammonds

Chuck is works for the Southeast Tennessee Development District...

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State of Franklin

Troy J. Ebbert

Troy is the Planning Supervisor for Region 1's Long-Range Planning Division in the Office of Community Transportation

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Knoxville

Amy Brooks

Amy is the Integrated Planning Manager for the Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization...

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