Tennessee Education Association

Great Public Schools for All Students


TEA Staff

Executive Director  
   Carolyn Crowder
       Jessica Holmes

Asst. Executive Directors
    Terrance Gibson, Instructional Advocacy &  Administrative Operations

     Steve McCloud, Legal Services & Advocacy Hotline

     Jim Wrye, Communications & Government Relations

Business Operations
     Galen Riggs
     David Shipley
        Shronder Gentry
        David McMinn
        Lora Summers
        Mark Vital

    Amanda Chaney
    Alexei Smirnov
       Chris Watson

Government Relations
    Drew Sutton
        Mary Poindexter

Instructional Advocacy & Student Program
     William J. O'Donnell  
     Rhonda Thompson  
          Deborah Bonner

Legal Services
(Please contact your UniServ Coordinator)
   Richard L. Colbert, General Counsel
   John Allen
   Virginia McCoy
      Julie English
      Jeanette DeMain

Advocacy Hotline
   Forestine Cole
   Gera Summerford
   Cynthia Wood

Membership Processing  
Debra Anderson
      Melanie Gooch

UniServ Field Managers
    Karla Carpenter
    Leigh Phillips
       Marie Bowling
       Marianne Staley

Tennessee Retired Teachers' Association
   Donna Cotner, Exec. Director
       Helen McMackin
       Judy Rodgers




UniServ Districts


Click here to download the UniServ map with contact information.

District 1

Harry Farthing
P. O. Box 298
Elizabethton, TN 37644
Fax: 866.379.0949

Bristol, Carter Co., Elizabethton, Johnson Co., Hancock Co., Hawkins Co., Kingsport, Northeast State Community College, Rogersville, Sullivan Co.

District 2


Jennifer Gaby
P. O. Box 70
Afton, TN 37616
Fax: 855.299.0723

Cocke Co., Greene Co., East Tennessee State University, Greeneville, Hamblen Co., Johnson City,  Newport, Unicoi Co., Washington Co.

District 3


Tina Parlier
P. O. Box 70288
Knoxville, TN 37938-0288
Fax : 866.518.3104

Campbell Co., Claiborne Co., Grainger Co., Jefferson Co., Sevier Co., Union Co., Walters State Community College

District 4

Duran Williams
Knox County Education Association
2411 Magnolia Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917-8289
Fax: 865.522.9866

Knox County, Pellisippi State Community College, Tennessee School for the Deaf, UT-Knoxville

District 5


Jason White
PO Box 5502
Oak Ridge, TN 37831
Fax: 855.301.8366

Alcoa, Anderson Co., Blount Co., Clinton, Etowah, Maryville, McMinn Co. (except Athens City - see District 7), Monroe Co., Oak Ridge, Polk Co., Sweetwater

District 6

Shannon Bain
P.O. Box 3452
Lebanon, TN 37088
Fax: 844.274.0765

Cannon Co., Cumberland Co., Cumberland University, DeKalb Co., Lebanon,  Putnam Co., Van Buren Co., Warren Co., Wilson Co., White Co., TTU

District 7


Theresa Turner 
HCEA Office
4655 Shallowford Road
Chattanooga, TN 37411
HCEA Fax: 423.485.9512

Athens City, Bradley Co., Chattanooga State Community College, Cleveland, Hamilton Co.,

District 8

Josh Trent
P.O. Box 451
Livingston, TN 38570

Fentress Co., Lenior City, Loudon Co., Meigs Co., Morgan Co., Oneida, Overton Co., Rhea-Dayton Co., Roane Co., Scott Co., York Institute

District 9


Jackie Pope
2326 Valley Grove Drive
Murfreesboro,TN 37128
Fax: 855.301.8214

Bedford Co., Bledsoe Co., Coffee Co., Franklin Co., Grundy Co., Manchester, Marion Co., Moore Co., Motlow State Community College, Sequatchie Co., Tullahoma

District 10

Jeff Garrett
P.O. Box 1326
Lebanon, TN 37088- 1326
Fax: 855.320.8755

Clay Co., Jackson Co., Macon Co., Pickett Co., Robertson Co., Smith Co., Sumner Co., Trousdale Co.

District 11/13

Antoinette Lee
P.O. Box 1412
Antioch, TN 37011

Antoinette Lee is the point person for Franklin S.S.D., Williamson Co., and the Tennessee Department of Education. She also assists with District 13.

District 12

Sue Ogg
P.O. Box 210486
Nashville, TN 37211-0486
Fax: 855.427.6660

Fayetteville City, Giles Co., Lawrence Co., Lincoln Co., Marshall Co., Maury Co., Wayne Co.

District 11/13

Mary Campbell
Fax: 855.299.4968

Susan Dalton

Mary Campbell is the point person for MNEA (Metro-Nashville Davidson Co.) and Tennessee School for the Blind. Mary also assists with other District 13 locals and District 11.

Susan Dalton is the point person for Dept. of Higher Education, MTSU, Murfreesboro City, Nashville State Community College, Rutherford Co. and TSU. Susan also assists with MNEA and District 11.

District 14


Maria Uffelman
P.O. Box 99
Cumberland City, TN 37050
Fax: 855.299.4925

Austin Peay State University, Clarksville-Montgomery Co., Henry Co., Houston Co., Paris, Stewart Co., Weakley Co., UT-Martin

District 15


Cheryl Richardson
P.O. Box 354
Goodlettsville, TN 37070
Fax: 888.519.4879

Benton Co., Central, Cheatham Co., Clarksburg, Decatur Co., Dickson Co., Hickman Co., Humphreys Co., Huntingdon, Lewis Co., McKenzie, Perry Co., West Carroll

District 16


Lorrie Butler
P. O. Box 387
Henderson, TN 38340 
Fax: 855.299.4591

Chester Co., Jackson-Madison Co., Jackson State Community College, Hardin Co., Henderson Co., Lexington, McNairy Co., West Tennessee School for the Deaf

District 17

Terri Jones 
P. O. Box 2140
Brunswick, TN 38014
Fax: 844.270.8083

Bradford, Crockett Co., Dyer Co., Dyersburg, Dyersburg State Community College, Gibson Co., Hardeman Co., Haywood Co., Humboldt, Lake Co., Lauderdale Co., Milan, Obion Co., Tipton Co., Trenton, Union City

District 18/19


Zandra Foster
3897 Homewood Cove
Memphis, TN 38128
Fax: 855.320.8737

Bartlett, Collierville, Fayette Co., Germantown-Arlington-Lakeland, Millington, Southwest State Community College, University of Memphis

Zandra Foster also assists with District 19.

District 18/19



United Education Association
of Shelby County


UniServ Directors
Tom Marchand, 901.569.8063


United Education Association of Shelby County