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Board of Directors

David Rausch

Chief, Knoxville Police Department, Co-Chair

Pastor Daryl Arnold

Senior Pastor, Overcoming Believers Church, Co-Chair

Lisa Jacobson

Jacobson Board Consultants, Treasurer

Ursula Bailey

Law Office of Ursula Bailey

Pastor Chris Battle

Tabernacle Baptist Church, Senior Pastor

Dr. John Avant

Life Action Division of Life Action Ministries, President

Adam Fritts

Dogwood Elementary School, Community School Site Resource Coordinator

Sterling Henton

Sterl the Pearl ®

Renee’ Kelly

Director, Emerald Academy

Nathan Langlois

Principal, Austin East High School

Jonathan Mayfield

Vice-President Commercial Real Estate, Home Federal Bank

Mike Murray

President, GM, & Owner, Knoxville Ice Bears

Alvin Nance

CEO, LHP Development and Management, LLC

Damon Rawls

Principal Strategist, DRC Business Consulting

Tyvi Small

Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Life Executive Director of Talent Management, Diversity, & Community Relations, University of TN, Knoxville

Dr. Shara Shoup

Chief Operating Officer, Emerald Youth Foundation


Douglas Yoakley

CPA, Wealth Management Consultant, PYA Waltman Capital, LLC

Youth 4 Change Representative