Tennessee Education Association

Great Public Schools for All Students


Board of Directors

Board Districts

TEA Board of Directors:
Click on names to email board members.



Beth Brown*


Tanya T. Coats*

District 1 Director

Joe Crabtree

District 2 Director

Rhonda Lankford

District 3 Director

Peter Blair

District 4 Director

Patricia Fontenot-Ridley
Director 5 Director
Wendy Duncan
District 6 Director
Lori Cleveland
District 7 Director

District 8 Director

Arielle Dyer

District 9 Director

Paula Pendergrass*

District 10 Director

Brenda Munusamy

District 11 Director

Fred Riley*

District 12 Director

David Ross

District 13 Director

Paige Neill

District 14 Director

Renee Baum

District 15 Director

Danette Stokes

Administrator E-TN

Shaunna Foster
Administrator M-TN 

Administrator W-TN

Heather Heard-Davis

Education Support
Professional (ESP) 

Jacqueline Burton

State Special Schools

Ginger Henderson

Higher Education

Clinton Smith
Student TEA (STEA)
Nikki Belcher

Black Classroom
Teacher E-TN

LaDawn Hudgins*

Black Classroom 

Teacher M-TN
Kenneth Martin
Black Classroom 
Teacher W-TN
LaTia Watson

New Teacher Member

Raymond Boyd

NEA Director

Tiffany Reed*

NEA Director

Randall Woodard

(Non-Voting Member)

Ron Pendergrass

  * Indicates Executive Committee 

TEA Fund for Children and Public Education (TEA-FCPE) Executive Council:

Beth Brown

Vice Chairperson: 
Tanya T. Coats

Terrance Gibson

District 1:
Diana Barnett

District 2: 

District 3: 
Steven Rodgers

District 4:
Dave Gorman

District 5:

District 6: 
Michael Stein
Tracy Davis

District 7:
Dana Mullican

District 8:
Caryce Leaders

District 9: 
Amy Flatt

District 10: 
Constance Brown

District 11: 

District 12:
Stefi Outlaw

District 13: 

District 14:
Jessica Minton

District 15:
Marlo Harper


Local Insurance Committee:

East Tennessee:
Anthony Hancock

Middle Tennessee:
Lewis Walling

West Tennessee:

TCRS Trustees:

East Tennessee:
Sherry Morgan

Middle Tennessee:
Laura Leonard

West Tennessee:
Lerkenda Little