Ron Pendergrass


Holly Davidson, Chair

Nominations and Election Committee

Linda McCrary, Ex-Officio

​NEA-Retired Executive Council

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


Donna Cotner

Executive Director/Lobbyist

Lynn Tucker

President - Elect

Mike Barker

​WTN Regional Member at Large

TCRS Board of Directors 

 Tennessee Retired Teachers' Association

Jeanette Casteel, Chair

Legislative Committee

Bill Deason

MTN Regional President


Alice Fennel

WTN Regional President

Beth Brown, Ex-Officio

TEA President

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

Kay Moss

ETN Regional Member at Large

Ron Moss

ETN Regional President

NEA Resolutions Comm. - Ret.

William (Bill) Murray,Chair

Membership Committee

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

TRTA Past Presidents, (L to R)

Randall Page, Mike Barker, JoAnn Smith-Mashburn,

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

Linda McCrary, Mel Luttrell

Gerald Lillard

Past President 

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

Charles Sellars

MTN Regional Past President

Joe Frensley

WTN Regional Past President

Charlotte Williams, Mike Barker and Charles Sellars

Charlotte Williams

ETN Regional Past President

JoAnn Smith-Mashburn, Ex-Officio

NEA Board of Directors-Ret.

​TEA Board of Directors-Ret.

Susie Boshers

MTN Member at Large