The Board of Trustees for Catholic Charities of Tennessee, Inc. has elected officers and new members for the 2016-2017 fiscal year, according to Bill Sinclair, executive director of the agency. The officer terms begin on July 1, 2016 and run through June 30, 2017.
Executive Committee members for 2016-2017 are: President Dwayne Dillard, Partner, Crowe Horwath, LLP, Nashville; Vice President Frederick Strobel, President, Burgundy Group, Nashville; Secretary Portia Wells, Director of Client Development, HMS Capital Management, Nashville; Treasurer Stefan Caulfield, Senior Manager Market Finance, Healthways, Inc., Brentwood; and Program Oversight Committee Chair Kim Molnar, Vice President of Program Services, Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, Old Hickory.
Joining the Board for three-year terms are Eric Lawson, Chief Financial Officer, HCA Healthcare/TriStar Health, Franklin; William Farmer, Founding Partner, Farmer Purcell White & Lassiter PLLC, Nashville; and Rev. Mark Hunt, Pastor, Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Donelson.
"Board members provide us with a tremendous diversity of experience and interests, while helping us connect with community resources and the people we serve," said Sinclair.
"The board is such an integral part in our program planning, promotional efforts, and development initiatives. We are honored to have so many talented and knowledgeable people volunteering their services on our Board."
Continuing their service on the Catholic Charities Board are: Allen Arender, Holladay Properties; Steve Bachus, community volunteer; Clark Baker, YMCA of Middle Tennessee; Anne Blaufuss, Ardent Health; Steve Brophy, Dollar General; Matt Curley, Bass Berry & Simms; Katherine Duck, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.; Sister Mary Cecilia Goodrum, O.P., Aquinas College; Shandy Husmann, Huron Consulting Group; Christopher Kelly, Raymond James; Greg Mays, Parallon Business Solutions (HCA); Mike Nunan, Nunan and Associates; Rochelle Reding, Coldwell Banker Barnes; John Rodgers, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP; Liz Schatzlein, community volunteer; and Michael Veinbergs, J P Morgan Chase Bank.
Also serving on the board as Young Leaders Council Board interns are Russell Taber, Riley Warnock & Jacobson, Nashville, and John Brew, Gresham Smith and Partners, Nashville.
"While the start of a new Board term is always exciting, it also marks the end of Board service for several strong advocates for Catholic Charities," Sinclair continued. Concluding service on June 30th were: Fran Bedard, Deloitte Tax LLP; Kevin Doherty, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough; Diane Mulloy, OsteoStrong; and Rev. Eric Fowlkes, Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. Young Leaders Council Board Intern Josh Oates, Change Healthcare (formerly Emdeon), is also ending his time with the Board.