Board of Directors

Tennessee Performing Arts Center Management Corporation is governed by a 28-member Board of Directors. Eight directors are appointed by the Tennessee Performing Arts Foundation, which led efforts for TPAC and raised an endowment to support TPAC operations. Six directors are named by the Tennessee Arts Commission, five by the Governor of the State of Tennessee, one by the Tennessee Commissioner of Education, and eight by the TPAC Board. Directors serve for a term of three years.

The TPAC Board of Directors usually meets four times a year in Nashville. View the schedule of TPAC Board meetings.

2020-21 Officers

Board MemberPosition
Tracy KaneChair
Dr. Phil WenkVice Chair
J. Reginald HillTreasurer
Kevin HartleySecretary
Martha IngramAt-Large Executive
Jim SchmitzImmediate Past Chair

 

2019-20 Directors

Board MemberAppointing AuthorityTerm Expires
Steven G. CatesTennessee Performing Arts Center Management CorporationJune 30, 2022
Ronald L. CorbinTennessee Arts CommissionJune 30, 2020
Ansel L. DavisTennessee Performing Arts Center Management CorporationJune 30, 2020
Mark DavisonTennessee Performing Arts Center Management CorporationJune 30, 2021
Emanuel J. EadsTennessee Performing Arts FoundationJune 30, 2021
Eddie GeorgeTennessee Performing Arts Center Management CorporationJune 30, 2021
Sheila GibsonGovernorJune 30, 2021
Kevin HartleyTennessee Arts CommissionJune 30, 2020
Robert HebertTennessee Performing Arts FoundationJune 30, 2022
J. Reginald HillTennessee Arts CommissionJune 30, 2020
Martha R. IngramGovernorJune 30, 2022
Tracy KaneTennessee Performing Arts FoundationJune 30, 2020
Melvin MaloneGovernorJune 30, 2022
Steve MasonTennessee Performing Arts Center Management CorporationJune 30, 2021
Nathan PossTennessee Performing Arts Center FoundationJune 30, 2023
Jim SchmitzTennessee Arts CommissionJune 30, 2023
Adam SansiveriTennessee Performing Arts FoundationJune 30, 2022
Todd ShipleyCommissioner of EducationAnnual
Andrew TaviGovernorJune 30, 2020
Rhonda TaylorTennessee Performing Arts FoundationJune 30, 2021
Claire TuckerGovernorJune 30, 2021
Dr. Philip WenkTennessee Performing Arts Center Management CorporationJune 30, 2023
Gail WilliamsTennessee Arts CommissionJune 30, 2022
Sandra FultonBoard Ex-Officio
J. Stephen TurnerBoard Ex-Officio

Founding Board Members

Thomas B. Baker Jr.
William L. Barry
Marylyn Bullock
Sonya Butcher
Joseph Davenport Jr.
Sandra Fulton

Hank Hildebrand
Martha Ingram
Sam Ingram
David Pack
Brooks Parker
Athens C. Pullias

Kenneth Roberts
James W. Stewart
Lon Varnell
William F. Venable
Raymond Zimmerman

Past Board Members

Kathleen Airhart
Dale Allen
Tom Allen
Carter Andrews
Thomas B. Baker Jr.
Eloise Barrett
William L. Barry
Emily Barton
E. Warner Bass
John S. Beasley II
Judith Bell
Kenny Blackburn
Molly Blair
E. Michael Blanton
Dennis Bottorff
Barbara T. Bovender
Jack Bovender
Kathryn Brown
William H. Braddy III
Marylyn Bullock
Sonya Butcher
Monroe Carell
John Cody
Vernon Coffey
J. Chase Cole
Kate Collier
Deane Conley
Andrea Conte
Colleen Conway-Welch
Charles Cook Jr.
Bob Corker
Ed “Willie” Cox
Waverly Crenshaw
Jeanette Crosswhite
Joseph Davenport Jr.
Vicki Dimond
Donna G. Eskind
Rod Essig
Farzin Ferdowsi
John Ferguson
Robert Fogelman
Leslie Fram
Patricia C. Frist
Sandra Fulton
Joel C. Gordon

Kerry Graham
William B. Greene Jr.
Kathleen Guion
Chuck Hall
Aubrey Harwell
Hank Hildebrand
Bruce Hinton
Ruth S. Holmberg
Tish Hooker-Schermerhorn
Samuel Howard
MaryAnne Howland
Sam Ingram
Tom Ingram
Martha Ivester
J. W. Johnson
Jennifer Johnson
Marcelite Johnson
Victor S. Johnson
Will Johnston
Beverly Keel
Walter G. Knestrick
William E. Knestrick
Howard Lamar III
Susan Lanigan
Richard A. Lewis
Judy Liff
Robert S. Lipman
Bill Lynch
Jack C. Massey
Patricia Matthews-Juarez
Eilene Maupin
Mrs. Frank McCoy Jr.
Emmie McDonald
Robert McElrath
Bill McInnes
Marcus McKamey
Robert McNeilly
Michael R. McWherter
Beth Mooney
Sen. Carl Moore
Sherri Neal
Dr. Robert H. Ossoff
David Pack
Brooks Parker

Priscilla Partridge de Garcia
David Perdue
Jimmy Perkins
Roy Perry
Jere Phillips
Sandy Powell
Scott Probasco
Athens C. Pullias
Wayne Qualls
Mrs. Robert Quinn
Ben Rechter
Colin Reed
Doyle Rippee
Kenneth Roberts
Joe M. Rodgers
Carolyn Rogers
Anne L. Russell
Harold Schaperkotter
Herbert Schulman
Verna Schwantes
Carroll Shanks
Bob Shell
Thomas Sherrard
Michael Shmerling
Charles Smith
Jeff Smith
Morgan Stewart
Barbara Speyer
Larry Stessel
James W. Stewart
Frances Tigrett-Jackson
Richard Tripper Jr.
James R. Tuerff
Lon Varnell
Tera Vazquez
William F. Venable
Jane Walters
Bernard Werthan
David K. Wilson
William M. Wilson
Uzi Yemen
Alan Yuspeh
Raymond Zimmerman