Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced nearly 200 appointees, including 11 from Knox County, to a series of key boards and commissions ahead of the fiscal year that begins today (7/1).
“I am proud to announce these appointees and would like to thank these leaders for being willing to serve our state and help us solve many of the big issues important to Tennesseans,” said Lee in a press statement.
A full list is at TN Boards and Commission Announcement 6.28.19. Appointed from Knox County were:
Peace Officer Standards & Training Commission
Sheriff Tom Spangler, Representative of Sheriffs
Bobby Waggoner, Representative of Citizens
Statewide Independent Living Council
Nicole Craig, Representative of Advocates of Individuals with Disabilities
Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Dr. Cole Hosenfeld, Representative of East Tennessee Chiropractors
Board of Dispensing Opticians
LeRhonda Walton-Hill, Representative of Opticians
Health Services & Development Agency
Todd Taylor, Representative of the Nursing Home Industry
Interagency Coordinating Council
Chase Davenport, Early Intervention Services Representative
Board of Licensing Health Care Facilities
Dr. Sherry Robbins, Representative of Medical Doctors
State Rehabilitation Council
Laura Payne, Representative of Vocational Rehabilitation
State Veterans’ Homes Board
Rita Bollinger, Representative of East Tennessee
Second Look Commission
The Tennessee Second Look Commission reviews a sampling of cases involving a second or subsequent incident of severe child abuse in order to provide recommendations and findings to the General Assembly regarding whether or not severe child-abuse cases are handled in a manner that provides adequate protection to the children of this state.
The Second Look Commission reports annually to the General Assembly. It holds open meetings quarterly and closed investigatory meetings as needed.