Board and Staff


President – Sherrie Ford, Hamilton County Department of Education
Vice President – Dr. Steve Highlander, educator
Immediate Past President – Lebron Sterchi, retired educator
Treasurer – Sandy Chambers, True North Advisors / Raymond James Financial Services
At-Large –  Mike Reed, business consultant


Bill Brooks, LTC, Hamilton County Schools JROTC
Kathy Clark, Hamilton County Juvenile Court
Ron Crawford, Dairy Queen Franchisee
Christy Highfield, Hamilton County Council of PTAs president*
Darren Hodges, Chattanooga Coca-Cola Bottling
Sonja Millard, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices / Realty Center
Tucker McClendon, Hamilton County Board of Education Chairman*
Mattie Moran, Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce retiree
Jeanette Omarkhail, Hamilton County Education Association president*
Dr. Justin Roberston, Hamilton County Schools Superintendent*
Sharon Vandagriff, retired educator

* ex officio


Kris Humber – Executive Director
Beverly Conway – Bookeeper/Event Planner

coca cola
first tennessee bank
ace hardware
fund for excellence
harrys stores
times free press
wrcb tv