Reid to head Leadership Knoxville board

Sandra ClarkKnox Notes

Avice Reid

  • Leadership Knoxville has a new board of directors. Avice Reid, retired from the city of Knoxville, is the board chair. Others (some new, some old) are Mike Parton, Tom Catani, Pam White, Andy Lowe, Clarence Vaughn, Justin Bailey, Bill Lyons, Ellie Kittrell, Beth Hamil, Sam Lee, Gayle Bustin, Vickie Niederhauser, Anthony Wise, Leslye Hartsell, Alyson Gallaher, Daryl Arnold, Patrick Birmingham, Jan Brown and Shannon Harper.
  • Enhance Powell committee will meet from 4-6 p.m. today (6/16) at Life House Coffee Shop Courtyard on W. Emory Road (adjacent to Weigel’s). Meetings are open to all. Bring a lawn chair. Chair Steven Goodpaster says discussion will center on the Aug. 29 Powell Celebration 2020, The Landing at Powell High, new dog parks and more.
  • Matthew Schaefer

    Matthew Schaefer has been named president and CEO of the East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, effective Aug. 1.  Schaefer succeeds retiring president and CEO Keith Goodwin. Schaefer is currently the chief operating officer of Children’s Hospital New Orleans, Louisiana’s only freestanding academic medical center. He holds a degree in biomedical engineering from Texas A&M and an MBA from Rice University.

  • Halls BPA will meet today (6/16) at noon at Beaver Brook Country Club. Attendance will be limited to the first 50 to arrive.
  • Hallsdale Powell Utility District board of commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. today (6/16) at the district office on Cunningham Road. All are welcomed.
  • Libraries: Eight of 19 are open: Lawson McGhee, Burlington, Carter, Cedar Bluff, Farragut, Fountain City, Powell and Howard Pinkston. Info here.

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