Diane Mackey, Chair

Nominations and Election Committee

Adrienne Phillips passes the gavel to Daisy Cleaves at the 2017 TRTA RA.

TRTA Committees and Other Appointments


Brenda Oldham, MTN, Chair; John Blevins, ETN;  Alice Fennel, WTN; Nita Jones, WTN; William (Bill) Murray, WTN; Jim Oakes, ETN; Charles Sellars, MTN;

Jerry Hale, MTN; Dunnie Wright, ETN; Adrienne Phillips, Past President, EX-OFFICIO; Gerald Lillard, President-Elect, EX-OFFICIO; Daisy Cleaves, President, EX-OFFICIO; Donna Cotner, Executive Director;


Lynn Tucker, WTN, Chair; Rose Anderson, WTN; Anna Booher, ETN; Jeannette Casteel, ETN;  Ginger Hardison, MTN; Rebecca Jackman, TEA Rep.;  Beverly Berard, MTN; Lynn Winters, MTN; Martha Fayne, WTN; Carolyn Sims, ETN; Adrienne Phillips, Past President, EX-OFFICIO; Gerald Lillard, President-Elect, EX-OFFICIO; 

Daisy Cleaves, President, EX-OFFICIO;  Jerry Winters, Lobbyist, EX-OFFICIO; Donna Cotner, Executive Director;

Nominations and Election

Diane Mackey, MTN, Chair; Teresa Brown, MTN; Tony Lee Brock, MTN;

Constitution, Bylaw, and Policy                                                                                                 Review Committee (Ad Hoc)

Mel Luttrell, ETN, Chair; Linda McCrary, MTN; Randall Page, WTN; Adrienne

Phillips, Past President, EX-OFFICIO; Daisy Cleaves, President, EX-OFFICIO;


Gerald Lillard, ETN; Ron Pendergrass, MTN


Linda McCrary


Ron Moss

NEA-Retired Resolutions


Adrienne Phillips

Past President

TRTA Past Presidents, (L to R)

Randall Page, Mike Barker, JoAnn Smith-Mashburn,

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

Linda McCrary, Mel Luttrell

Mike Barker

​WTN Regional Member at Large

TCRS Board of Directors 

Barbara Gray, Ex-Officio

TEA President

Charlotte Williams

ETN Regional President

Al Doty

ETN Regional Past President

Donna Cotner

Executive Director

Linda McCrary, Ex-Officio

​NEA-Retired Executive Council

TEA Board of Directors-Ret.


Brenda Oldham, Chair

Membership Committee

 Tennessee Retired Teachers' Association

Kay Moss

ETN Regional Member at Large

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

Charles Sellars

MTN Regional President

Joe Frensley

WTN Regional President

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

Lynn Tucker, Chair

Legislative Committee

Evelyn Robertson, Jr.

WTN Regional Past President

Daisy Cleaves


JoAnn Smith-Mashburn, Ex-Officio

NEA Board of Directors-Ret.

George A. McCrary

MTN Regional Past President

Gerald Lillard

President Elect

​Daisy Cleaves and Gerald Lillard are installed as president and president-elect, respectively. 

Susie Boshers

MTN Member at Large