Board of Trustees

Carson-Newman is governed by a board of trustees representing a broad spectrum of Baptist churches with the common bond of service to our Lord, Jesus Christ. The board of trustees directs the mission and policies of the university and holds in trust all of the university’s assets. 


Designated Members:

President and Executive Director, Tennessee Baptist Mission Board

President, Tennessee Baptist Convention

 

Term expiring in December 2021

The Honorable Jeanette Blazier, Kingsport, TN

Mr. Robert Gay, Greeneville, TN (Chairman of the Board)

Mr. Rick Greene, Franklin, TN

Dr. Charles Groover, Mount Juliet, TN

Mrs. Janet Hayes, Strawberry Plains, TN

Mr. Richard Hill, Jonesborough, TN

Dr. Richard Lloyd, Newport, TN

Mr. David Ogle, Gatlinburg, TN

Dr. Jack Owenby, Mount Juliet, TN

Ms. Kristi Paczkowski, Knoxville, TN

Mr. Gary Page, Charlotte, NC

Mr. William Seale, Morristown, TN

 

Term expiring in December 2022

Dr. C. Wade Bibb, Knoxville, TN

Ms. Patricia Bible Morristown, TN (Vice-Chair of the Board)

The Honorable Harry Brooks, Knoxville, TN

Mr. Patrick Carroll, Knoxville, TN

Mr. C. T. Cozart, Knoxville, TN

Mrs. Joan Cronan, Knoxville, TN

Ms. Wanda Moore, Greer, SC

Mr. W. Allen Morgan, Knoxville, TN

Mr. Kevin Triplett, Bristol, TN

Mrs. Patricia Wallace, Sevierville, TN

The Honorable Larry Waters, Gatlinburg, TN

 

Term expiring in December 2023

Dr. Marvin Cameron, Kingsport, TN

Dr. Thomas Harmon, White Pine, TN

Dr. John Mark Harrison, Knoxville, TN

Mr. Jonathan Manfull, Unicoi, TN

Mr. James Mathis, Morristown, TN

Dr. Donald Parker, Strawberry Plains, TN

Mr. David Sayle, Tuscumbia, AL

The Honorable Barry Steelman, Signal Mountain, TN

Mr. Marcus Stinnett, Newport, TN

Dr. Hong Tjoa, Jefferson City, TN (Secretary of the Board)

Mr. Marshall White, Morristown, TN

  

Emeritus

Mr. T. Maxfield Bahner, Signal Mountain, TN

Officers & Committees

 OFFICERS 2021

Robert Gay, Chairman

Patricia Bible, Vice Chairman

Hong Tjoa, Secretary

 

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2021

Robert Gay, Chairman

Patricia Bible, Vice Chairman

Hong Tjoa, Secretary

Patricia Bible (Chair, Advancement & Enrollment Management)

Jeanette Blazier (Chair, Academic)

Harry Brooks (Chair, Athletics)

Janet Hayes (At-large member)

Rick Hill (Chair, Property & Maintenance)

Rich Lloyd (Chair, Church Relations & Campus Ministries)

David Ogle (Chair, Personnel & Bylaws)

Bill Seale (Chair, Finance & Investments)

Hong Tjoa (Chair, Student Life)

 

Advancement & Enrollment Management Committee

Patricia Bible, Chair

Pat Carroll

C.T. Cozart

Bob Gay

Rick Greene

Tom Harmon

Jonathan Manfull

Jim Mathis

David Ogle

Donnie Parker, Vice Chair

David Sayle

 

Athletics Committee

Harry Brooks, Chair

Joan Cronan

Chuck Groover

Rick Hill

Allen Morgan

Jack Owenby, Vice Chair

Kristi Paczkowski

Gary Page

Barry Steelman

Marc Stinnett

Larry Waters

Marshall White

 

Church Relations & Campus Ministries Committee

Wade Bibb

Jeanette Blazier

Marvin Cameron

John Mark Harrison

Janet Hayes

Rich Lloyd, Chair

Wanda Moore

Bill Seale, Vice Chair

Hong Tjoa

Kevin Triplett

Patricia Wallace

 

Academics Committee

Wade Bibb, Vice Chair

Jeanette Blazier, Chair

John Mark Harrison

Jack Owenby

Gary Page

Kevin Triplett

Marshall White

 

Finance & Investments Committee

Harry Brooks

Pat Carroll

Rick Greene

Jonathan Manfull

Kristi Paczkowski, Vice Chair

David Sayle

Bill Seale, Chair

 

Property & Maintenance Committee

C.T. Cozart

Chuck Groover

Tom Harmon, Vice Chair

Rick Hill, Chair

Jim Mathis

Wanda Moore

Allen Morgan

Marc Stinnett

Larry Waters

 

Student Life Committee

Patricia Bible

Marvin Cameron

Joan Cronan, Vice Chair

Janet Hayes

Richard Lloyd

Donnie Parker

Barry Steelman

Hong Tjoa, Chair

Patricia Wallace

 

Personnel & Bylaws

(Committee meets only when Chair calls meeting)

Jeanette Blazier

Harry Brooks

C. T. Cozart

Bob Gay

Tom Harmon

Janet Hayes, Vice Chair

David Ogle, Chair

Larry Waters