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Joint Economic and Community Development

The Joint Economic and Community Development Board is comprised of representatives from city government, county government, local industry and businesses, and private citizens. The Board shall meet, at a minimum, four times per year. The purpose of the board is to foster communication and cooperation between local government agencies and industry leaders, hoping to encourage long term planning for the future.

Current members of the Joint Economic and Community Development Board

Rebecca Stone (Chairman)

County Commission Rep.
Term expires: August 2022

Sonya Rimmer

Volunteer Electric Cooperative
Largest Utility Representative

Art Gernt

Gernt Insurance
Chamber of Commerce Rep.
Term expires: November 2023

Mayor Emmett Sherrill

Mayor, Crab Orchard
Term expires: November 2024

Mayor James Mayberry

Mayor, City of Crossville
Term expires: November 2022

Mayor Lisa Patrick

Mayor, Pleasant Hill
Term expires: November 2022

Mayor Allen Foster

Mayor, Cumberland County
Term expires: August 2022

Greg Wood

City Manager, Crossville

Janice Graham, Vice Chair

Private Sector Rep.

Councilman Scot Shanks

Crossville City Council Rep.
Term expires: November 2024

Gregg Upchurch

UT - Agriculture Extension Service
Agriculture Representative

Ethan Hadley

Crossville-Cumberland County Chamber of Commerce
Chamber of Commerce Representative
Term expires: November 2023

Deborah Holbrook

County Commission Representative
Term expires: August 2026

Colleen Mall

Chamber of Commerce Representative
Term expires: August 2026

Kevin Chamberlin

Chamber of Commerce Representative
Term expires: November 2023

William Stepp

Private Sector/At large

Mary Jo Paige

At Large

Jennifer King
At large
*Malena Fisher, Secretary/Treasurer
At large
*TO BE REPLACED BY
Beth Davis