Leadership

Board of Directors

President
Caitlin Darras
Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority
President Elect
Jane Groff
City of Maryville

Immediate Past President
Erin Simpson
Pellissippi State Community College
Secretary
Darrin Devault
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Treasurer
Amanda Shell Jennings
Priority Ambulance
Ethics Officer
Scott Brooks
Tennessee Valley Authority
Assembly Delegates
Jane Groff
City of Maryville

Caitlin Darras
Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority

Directors-at-Large
Carly Harrington
Knox County Schools

Emily King Kinsey
IACMI – The Composites Institute

Matt Kothe
PerfectServe

Committee Chairs

Publicity & Digital Media
Matt Kothe
PerfectServe
V Awards
Erin Simpson
Pellissippi State Community College
Membership
Deborah Sosower
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
APR Accreditation
Jeff Gary, APR
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Programming
Caitlin Darras
Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority
Hospitality
Ashley McCloud
Sugarlands Distilling Company
PRSSA Liaison
Ellen Liston, APR, Fellow PRSA
The Dollywood Company
Senior Practitioners
Becky Huckaby, APR, Fellow PRSA
Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority
PRSSA Faculty Advisor
Beth Avery Foster
Associate Professor of Public Relations, UT

Past Presidents

Term in Office Name
2019 Erin Simpson
2018 Casey Self, APR
2017 Heather Beck, APR
2016 Laura Mansfield, APR
2015 Emily Scheuneman, APR
2014 Kristin Alm
2013 Chelsey Riemann, APR
2012 Jennifer Faddis Thompson
2011 Chris Davis, APR
2010 Susanne Dalton Dupes, APR
2009 Seth Linkous

Bylaws

PRSA Volunteer Chapter bylaws

Strategic Plan

PRSA Volunteer Chapter strategic plan