Tennessee Education Association

Great Public Schools for All Students


TEA Headquarters 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
        Debbie Duggin
        Shronder Gentry
        David McMinn
        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 Duke
      Melanie Gooch

Organizing & Affiliate Relations Support
   Shannon Bain
   Rosa Ponce
       Marie Bowling
       Marianne Staley

UniServ Field Manager
    Karla Carpenter
    Leigh Phillips

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




UniServ Districts


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., Oneida, Scott 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, Lenoir City, Loudon Co., Maryville, Oak Ridge

District 6


Chris Brooks
P.O. Box 3629
Chattanooga, TN 37404
Fax: 866.483.2514

Athens, Bradley Co., Cleveland, Cleveland State Community College, Etowah, McMinn Co., Meigs Co., Monroe Co., Polk Co., Rhea-Dayton, Roane Co., Sweetwater

District 7


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

Hamilton Co., Chattanooga State Community College, UT-Chattanooga

District 8

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

Bledsoe Co., Clay Co., Cumberland Co., Fentress Co., Jackson Co., Morgan Co., Overton Co., Pickett Co., Putnam Co., Sequatchie Co., Van Buren Co., White Co., TTU, York Institute

District 9


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

Bedford Co., Cannon Co., Coffee Co., DeKalb Co., Franklin Co., Grundy Co., Manchester, Marion Co., Moore Co., Tullahoma, Warren Co.

District 10

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

Macon Co., Murfreesboro, MTSU,  Rutherford Co., Smith Co., Sumner Co., Trousdale Co.

District 11

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

Franklin S.S.D., Williamson Co., Tennessee Department of Education

District 12


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

Fayetteville City, Giles Co., Lawrence Co., Lewis Co., Lincoln Co., Perry Co., Marshall Co., Maury Co., Motlow State Community College, Wayne Co.

District 13

Mary Campbell
Fax: 855.299.4968

Susan Dalton

Cumberland University, Lebanon, MNEA (Metro-Nashville Davidson Co.), Dept. of Higher Education, Nashville State Community College, TSU, Tennessee School for the Blind, Wilson Co.

District 14


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

Austin Peay State University, Clarksville-Montgomery Co., Robertson Co.

District 15


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

Benton Co., Central, Cheatham Co., Clarksburg, Dickson Co., Henry Co., Hickman Co., Houston Co., Humphreys Co., Huntingdon, McKenzie, Paris, Stewart Co., West Carroll

District 16


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

Chester Co., Decatur Co., Jackson-Madison Co., Jackson State Community College, Hardeman Co., 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., Haywood Co., Humboldt, Lake Co., Lauderdale Co., Milan, Obion Co., Weakley Co., Tipton Co., Trenton, Union City. UT-Martin

District 18


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

District 19

Glenda Jones

Tom Marchand

United Education Association
of Shelby County


UniServ Directors
Glenda Jones, 901.569.8297
Tom Marchand, 901.569.8063


Shelby County