• CEO of AGC East Tennessee: Leslie Gower, Chair
  • Superintendent of Hamilton County Schools: Dr. Justin Robertson,  Vice Chair
  • President of Chattanooga State Community College: Dr. Rebecca Ashford,  Secretary
  • Chairman of AGC East Tennessee: Nic Cornelison, Treasurer
  • Mayor of Hamilton County: Mayor Jim Coppinger
  • Mayor of City of Chattanooga: Mayor Tim Kelly
  • Tennessee State Legislator: State Representative Esther Helton
  • President of the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce: Christy Gillenwater


  • Gerald Harris, High School Principal
  • Rickey Etherton, High School Instructor
  • John Younberg, High School Instructor
  • Dustin Richards, TCAT Instructor
  • Susan Cowden, Workforce Development Director



2225 Roanoke Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37406
Ph: (423) 265-1111
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