Board of Directors

Christian Williams, DrPH, MPH (President)
Assistant Professor, Director of Public Health Program
Belmont University

Alisa Haushalter, DNP, RN, PHNA-BC (Immediate Past-President)
Associate Professor of Advance Practice and Doctoral Studies
University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Marian Levy, DrPH, RD, FAND (Affiliate Representative to American Public Health Association)
Associate Dean and Professor
School of Public Health, The University of Memphis

Dawn Ford, PhD, MS (Vice President/East Tennessee)
Chief Epidemiologist
Clinical Associate Professor, Master of Public Health Program
University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

LaShan Dixon (Vice President/Middle Tennessee)
County Director
Rutherford County Health Department

Emily Rushing (Vice President/West Tennessee)
County Director
Henderson County Health Department

Haley Colvin, MA, RD, LDN, CLC
County Director
Grundy, Franklin and Marion County Health Departments

Tammy Mansfield (Board Representative/Middle Tennessee)
Assistant Nursing Director
Tennessee Department of Health

Joanne Perley, MPH (Board Representative/Middle Tennessee)
Assistant Director, Suicide Prevention
Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Melony Sesti (Board Representative/West Tennessee)
Dental Hygienist
Gibson County Health Department

Richard Savoy, OD (Board Representative/West Tennessee)
Optometrist, Southern College of Optometry
Memphis/Shelby County

Rebekah English (Board Representative/East Tennessee)
Regional Director
Northeast Regional Health Office

Marianne Sharp (Board Representative/East Tennessee)
Regional Accountant
East Regional Health Office

Lauren Weiland (Representing Dental Section)
Dental Hygienist
Henry County Health Department

Kahler Stone, DrPH (Representing Epidemiology & Communicable Disease Section)
Assistant Professor
Middle Tennessee State University

Aubrenie Jones, MPH (Representing Health Education/Health Promotion Section/Nutrition)
Public Health Program Director 
Rutherford County Health Department

Ingrid Long, RN (Representing Nursing Section)
Nursing Director 
Southeast Regional Health Office

Bradley Hawkins, PhD (Representing Public Health Academics Section)
Practicum Director, Master of Public Health Program
Vanderbilt University

Alina Cernasev, PhD (Representing Pharmacy Section)
Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy
University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Melissa Wolford (Representing Environmental Health Section)
Environmental Health Specialist
Tennessee Department of Health

Matt McDaniel, MPH (Chair of Audit and Finance Committee)
University of Memphis School of Health Studies

Sarah Boop, RN, MPH (Chair of Program Committee) 
Northeast Tennessee Regional Health Office

Kim Harrell (ex-Officio)
Executive Director
Tennessee Public Health Association