Leadership

Members of the Tennessee Society of CPAs are leaders on many levels of local, state and national affairs. Members can download a printable leadership directory here>

TSCPA Board of Directors

  • Chair, Anita Hamilton, CPA
  • Chair-Elect, Barrett V. Simonis, CPA
  • (2017-2020), Heather S. Batson, CPA
  • (2017-2020), Kelly S. Crow, CPA
  • (2017-2020), H. Rowan Leathers III, JD, CPA
  • (2017-2020), Beverly E. Saylor, CPA
  • (2018-2021), Christian E. Bennett, CPA
  • (2018-2021), Ricky P. Livingston, CPA
  • (2019-2022), Jonathan C. Bailey, CPA
  • (2019-2022), Geoffrey L. Stewart, CPA, CGMA
  • (2019-2022), Robert K. Weatherly, CPA, ABV, CFF

TSCPA Council Members

Officers and Directors

  • Anita Hamilton, Chair
  • Barrett V. Simonis, Chair-elect
  • Heather S. Batson
  • Kelly S. Crow
  • H. Rowan Leathers III
  • Beverly E. Saylor
  • Christian E. Bennett
  • Ricky P. Livingston
  • Jonathan C. Bailey
  • Geoffrey L. Stewart
  • Robert K. Weatherly

Council terms commence on the day following election.

 

Past Chairs

  • Daniel B. Blair (1960-61)
  • Joseph F. Decosimo (1964-65)
  • F. Stewart McCorkle (1969-70)
  • Robert C. Brannon (1975-76)
  • Billy G. Spain (1976-77)
  • Imogene A. Posey (1982-83)
  • C. Mack Browder (1984-85)
  • Claude Blankenship (1986-87)
  • C. Don Royston (1987-88)
  • Grady P. Williams (1989-90)
  • Darrel E. Tongate (1990-91)
  • Will J. Pugh (1991-92)
  • William G. Griesbeck (1992-93)
  • Charles N. Dennard (1994-95)
  • Casey M. Stuart (1995-96)
  • J. Daniel Pressley (1996-97)
  • Wynne E. Baker (1997-98)
  • Mark M. Layne (1998-99)
  • Robbie A. McKinney (1999-2000)
  • David K. Morgan (2000-01)
  • Tony Jennings (2001-02)
  • Ernest F. Baugh Jr. (2002-03)
  • G. Gregory Gilbert (2003-04)
  • John M. Griesbeck (2004-05)
  • Robert V. Whisenant (2005-06)
  • Louis S. Wright (2006-07)
  • Janice B. Smith (2007-08)
  • R. Michael Cain (2008-09)
  • David A. Curbo (2009-10)
  • Jack A. “Andy” Bonner (2010-11)
  • Katherine G. Watts (2011-12)
  • M. David Haddock Jr. (2012-13)
  • Kevin E. Hickman (2013-14)
  • Arthur L. Sparks Jr. (2014-15)
  • Charles F. Groves III (2015-16)
  • Sondra T. Harris-Webb, Chair (2016-17)
  • Douglas E. Warren (2017-18)
  • Mark E. Steadman (2018-19)

Elected Members

Terms expire the day after the annual meeting of Council in the year indicated.

Appalachian Chapter

  • Jessica Bruner 2021
  • Larry Kyte 2021

Chattanooga Chapter

  • Jerome England 2020
  • Lucy Gates 2020
  • Stephanie Graham 2020
  • Melody Peace 2020
  • Lawrence B. Stone 2020
  • John Eaves 2021
  • Christina Edwards 2021
  • Kim Lawrence 2021

Elk Valley Chapter

  • Steven Swindall 2020

Knoxville Chapter

  • Brandon Barry 2020
  • Christine Bell 2020
  • Keith A. Jackson 2020
  • T. Lee Sherbakoff 2020
  • Ben Alexander 2021
  • Bruce Behm 2021
  • Ed Lay 2021
  • Karen Hellmund 2021
  • Sam Letsinger 2021

Memphis Chapter

  • Karen D. Hill 2020
  • Frank Horrell 2020
  • Tyler Harvell 2020
  • Daniel Weaver 2020
  • Jennifer Weske 2020
  • Justin Carter 2021
  • Greg Davis 2021
  • Tim Ellis 2021
  • Greg Shelton 2021
  • Greg Gillaspie 2021

Nashville Chapter

  • Cara L. Aaron 2020
  • Kelvin Ault 2020
  • Jennifer Bailey 2020
  • Jeff Ballard 2020
  • CJ Blankenship 2020
  • Charles E. Frasier 2020
  • Katie Grant 2020
  • Susan H. Maddux 2020
  • Brian Masterson 2020
  • Adam McDowell 2020
  • L. Sean Owens 2020
  • Marian F. Schmidt 2020
  • Paula B. Thomas 2020
  • Lory Waldron 2020
  • Robert Weatherly 2020
  • Amy Jamison 2021
  • Rachel Lloyd 2021
  • Andrew Moss 2021
  • Briana Mullenax 2021
  • Kristin Parks 2021
  • Alisa Peters 2021
  • Joseph Proctor 2021
  • Gina Pruitt 2021
  • Royce Rhea 2021
  • Lindsey Roberts 2021
  • Geoffrey Stewart 2021
  • Jessica Stover 2021

Upper Cumberland Chapter

  • Carol Abney 2020

West Tennessee Chapter

  • Sandie Neal 2020
  • Clay Crockett 2021

TSCPA Members on the State Board of Accountancy

Members of the State Board of Accountancy are appointed by the governor of Tennessee for terms of three years, expiring June 30.

  • Janet Booker-Davis (2021)
    Franklin
  • Stephen M. Eldridge (2021)
    Jackson
  • C. Larry Elmore (2021)
    Knoxville
  • Gay Moon (2020)
    Nashville
  • Jack A. Bonner, Jr. (2020)
    Kingsport
  • William H. “Trey” Watkins III (2020)
    Memphis
  • Pamela H. Church (2019)
    Memphis
  • Kevin N. Monroe (2019)
    Nashville
  • Casey M. Stuart (2019)
    Signal Mountain

TSCPA Past Presidents and Chairs

  • 1931-33 Harry M. Jay
  • 1933-34 M.O. Carter
  • 1934-35 Hilary H. Osborn
  • 1935-36 Roscoe C. Clark
  • 1936-37 Hoskins Van Hooser
  • 1936-37 N.H. Craig
  • 1937-38 John H. Rawlings
  • 1938-39 John T. Menefee
  • 1939-40 Harry F. Hinderer
  • 1940-41 Harry M. Jay
  • 1941-42 John S. Glenn Jr.
  • 1942-43 J. Homer Hardy
  • 1943-44 Hal Canary
  • 1944-45 John S. Glenn Sr.
  • 1945-46 Everett R. Baylor
  • 1946-47 Glenn R. Kleinau
  • 1947-48 William A. Barclay
  • 1948-49 James W. Allen Sr.
  • 1949-50 R. Carl Counts
  • 1950-51 C.H. Lockerby
  • 1951-52 Russell G. Ragsdale
  • 1952-53 Fred G. Page
  • 1953-54 Albert M. Miller
  • 1954-55 Oliver P. Cobb Jr.
  • 1955-56 John St. C. Werth
  • 1956-57 John H. Hanson Jr.
  • 1957-58 Thomas S. Lewis Jr.
  • 1958-59 James L. Dallas
  • 1959-60 H. Landrith Thomas
  • 1960-61 Daniel B. Blair
  • 1961-62 William L. Martin
  • 1962-63 Edward N. Backus
  • 1963-64 S. Herbert Rhea
  • 1964-65 Joseph F. Decosimo
  • 1965-66 Edward E. Lee Jr.
  • 1966-67 John C. Powell
  • 1967-68 Paul C. Bradshaw
  • 1968-69 Joseph Kraft
  • 1969-70 F. Stewart McCorkle
  • 1970-71 James H. Daves
  • 1971-72 L. Bernard Stone
  • 1972-73 Alvah A. Carroll Jr.
  • 1973-74 William M. Frazee
  • 1974-75 William D. Sharp
  • 1975-76 Robert C. Brannon
  • 1976-77 Billy G. Spain
  • 1977-78 Herman D. Carriger
  • 1978-79 John R. McCabe Jr.
  • 1979-80 Maxie O. Patton
  • 1980-81 Truman W. Brooks
  • 1981-82 Thomas L. Burgess
  • 1982-83 Imogene A. Posey
  • 1983-84 Calvin A. King
  • 1984-85 C. Mack Browder
  • 1985-86 S. Lawson Crain
  • 1986-87 Claude E. Blankenship
  • 1987-88 C. Don Royston
  • 1988-89 Ray F. Kamler
  • 1989-90 Grady P. Williams
  • 1990-91 Darrel E. Tongate
  • 1991-92 Will J. Pugh
  • 1992-93 William G. Griesbeck
  • 1993-94 Joe A. Thorne
  • 1994-95 Charles N. Dennard
  • 1995-96 Casey M. Stuart
  • 1996-97 J. Daniel Pressley
  • 1997-98 Wynne E. Baker
  • 1998-99 Mark M. Layne
  • 1999-00 Robbie A. McKinney
  • 2000-01 David K. Morgan
  • 2001-02 Tony Jennings
  • 2002-03 Ernest F. Baugh Jr.
  • 2003-04 G. Gregory Gilbert
  • 2004-05 John M. Griesbeck
  • 2005-06 Robert V. Whisenant
  • 2006-07 Louis S. Wright
  • 2007-08 Janice B. Smith
  • 2008-09 R. Michael Cain
  • 2009-10 David A. Curbo
  • 2010-11 Jack A. “Andy” Bonner Jr.
  • 2011-12 Katherine G. Watts
  • 2012-13 M. David Haddock Jr.
  • 2013-14 Kevin E. Hickman
  • 2014-15 Arthur L. Sparks Jr.
  • 2015-16 Charles F. Groves III
  • 2016-17 Sondra T. Harris-Webb
  • 2017-18 Douglas E. Warren
  • 2018-19 Mark E. Steadman