Jeanette Casteel, Chair

Legislative Committee

Bill Deason

MTN Regional President

Donna Cotner

Executive Director/Lobbyist

William (Bill) Murray,Chair

Membership Committee

Gerald Lillard

Past President 

Alice Fennel

WTN Regional President

Charlotte Williams, Mike Barker and Charles Sellars

Linda McCrary, Ex-Officio

​NEA-Retired Executive Council

TRTA board members, Kay Moss, ETN; Joe Frensley, WTN; and Susie Boshers, MTN.

Ron Moss

ETN Regional President

NEA Resolutions Comm. - Ret.

Mike Barker

​WTN Regional Member at Large

TCRS Board of Directors 

Kay Moss

ETN Regional Member at Large

TRTA Past Presidents, (L to R)

Randall Page, Mike Barker, JoAnn Smith-Mashburn,

Gerald Lillard, Morris Fair, Sr., Florestine Evans,

Linda McCrary, Mel Luttrell


Susie Boshers

MTN Member at Large

TRTA Leadership:  Gerald Lillard, President, 2018 - 2019; Daisy Cleaves, President, 2017 - 2018; and Ron Pendergrass, President, 2019 - 2020.

Ron Pendergrass


Holly Davidson, Chair

Nominations and Election Committee

Beth Brown, Ex-Officio

TEA President

Charles Sellars

MTN Regional Past President

Charlotte Williams

ETN Regional Past President

Lynn Tucker

President - Elect

JoAnn Smith-Mashburn, Ex-Officio

NEA Board of Directors-Ret.

​TEA Board of Directors-Ret.

Charles Sellars, Joe Frensley, and Ron Moss listen attentively at the NEA-RA.

Joe Frensley

WTN Regional Past President

 Tennessee Retired Teachers' Association

TRTA Committees and Other Appointments


 William (Bill) Murray, WTN, Chair; Ellis Winkler, ETN;  Barbara Gray, WTN; Judy McCadams, WTN; Reba Luttrell, ETN; Alice Spicer, MTN; Jerry Hale, MTN; Faye McCullough, ETN;  Ron Pendergrass, President, EX-OFFICIO; Gerald Lillard, Past President, EX-OFFICIO; Donna Cotner, Executive Director;


Jeanette Casteel, ETN, Chair; Evelyn Robertson, Jr.,WTN; Rose Anderson, WTN; Al Doty, ETN; Teresa Brown, MTN; Rebecca Jackman, TEA Rep.;  Beverly Berard, MTN; Miley Durham, MTN; Martha Fayne, WTN; Carolyn Sims, ETN;  Ron Pendergrass, President, EX-OFFICIO; Gerald Lillard, Past President, EX-OFFICIO;  Jerry Winters, Consultant, Government Relations, EX-OFFICIO; Donna Cotner, Executive Director;

Nominations and Election

Holly Davidson, Chair; Bob Cates; Glenna Casteel;


Gerald Lillard, ETN; Ron Pendergrass, MTN


Linda McCrary