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2020 TEA Representative Assembly Election Results

The 87th TEA Representative Assembly was held virtually this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Delegates voted for TEA elections via mail-in ballot. The TEA Elections Committee, chaired by TEA Board Member Bob Holder, counted votes on Friday, June 5.

Election results:

  • TEA President
    • Beth Brown, Grundy County EA: 312
    • Tikeila Rucker, United EA of Shelby County: 163
  • TEA Board of Directors positions
    • East TN Black Classroom Teacher 
      • LaDawn Hudgins, Johnson City EA: 250
      • Oliver Parks, Knox County EA: 214
    • New Teacher
      • Jessica Barker, Bartlett EA: 263
      • Shannon Tester, Knox County EA: 200
    • District 3
      • Peter Blair, Oak Ridge EA: 15
      • Stephanie White, Campbell County EA: 12

Elected by acclamation during the TEA RA:

  • TEA Vice President: Tanya Coats, Knox County EA
  • TEA Board of Directors positions
    • East TN Administrator: Shaunna Foster, Knox County EA
    • East TN School for the Deaf: Ginger Henderson
    • District 1: Joe Crabtree, Johnson City EA
    • District 6: Lori Cleveland, Hamilton County EA
    • District 7: Brent Estes, Warren County EA
    • District 10: Brenda Munusamy, Lincoln County EA
    • District 11: Fred Riley, Williamson County EA
    • District 12: David Ross, Houston County EA
    • District 13: Paige Neill, Hardin County EA
    • District 14: Renee Baum, Bartlett EA
  • East TN TCRS contact: Sherry Morgan, Knox County EA
  • East TN Local Education Insurance Committee contact: Anthony Hancock, Knox County EA
  • TEA Fund for Children and Public Education board positions
    • FCPE District 4: Dave Gorman, Knox County EA
    • FCPE District 15: Marlo Harper, United EA of Shelby County

All newly elected officers will assume office on July 1, 2020.

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