Leadership

Staff

Jacy Warrell, MPA
Chief Executive Officer


Alicia Calloway
Chief Operating Officer


Patty Lane, MS, MHM, MA
Chief Program Officer

Allie Haynes, BA
Membership Director

Dorshonda Evans, BSHA, LPN
Maternal Health Specialist

Beth Keylon, BS
Workforce Development Ast. Director 
Christy Belong
Workforce Development Coordinator


Maddy Rymer, BS
Workforce Development Coordinator


Savannah Lee
Membership Coordinator


Emily Webb
Program Coordinator

 
Savannah Warrell
Communications Coordinator


Andrew Hawkins, BS
Patient Navigator, Manager

 

Bill Dobbins
Contract Lobbyist (Jan-July) 

     

 

 2023 Rural Health Association of Tennessee Board of Directors

PRESIDENT
Jackie Cavnar, MBA

Execuitive Director
Tennessee Psychiatric Association


PAST PRESIDENT

Freda B. Russell, RN

CEO/CNO
Three Rivers Hospital


SECRETARY
Brenda B. Jones, PhD, MSN,

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

 
TREASURER
John Rust, BS

Director of Community Outreach
Covenant Church
PRESIDENT ELECT
Barry Cooper, MS
Executive Director, JACOA

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

West Tennessee Vice President
Leslie Brasfield, RN
Coordinated School Health
Manchester City Schools


East Tennessee Vice President

Anna M. Hurt, MPH
District Coordinator
Anderson County Schools


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



Cynthia Chafin, M.Ed, MCHES®
Director, MTSU Center for Health and Human Services

 
Shannon Haynes
Director of Client Development 
Emmaus Consulting, LLC


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


Walter Fletcher, MD
The Hinds Clinic

 


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

Tom Kincer, MD
Associate Dean for Rural and Community Programs
Quillen College of Medicine

Rev. Sarah Wells
Bristol Lifestyle Recovery

 
 

Tina Pilgreen, MS (ex-officio)
Director, State Office of Rural Health
Tennessee Department of Health

 

 

 

 

Andrew Burnett, MBA, MHA (ex-officio)
Vice President of Rural Health/Execuitive
Director Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development


Jacy Warrell, MPA (ex-officio)
Chief Executive Officer
Rural Health Association of Tennessee