TNAHC Committees

1. Communication and PR-Advocacy Committee (Newsletter)         

  • Define our communication agenda.
  • Develop messages and materials.
  • Identify audiences for communication.
  • Engage, establish and maintain ongoing lines of communication.
  • Gather feedback and modify positions, messages, and materials as appropriate.                 

Chair:  Brody Wamble -

Vice Chair: Sharon Hyde - 

Members include: Rhonda Mosier, Jackie Mayo, Chris Osborn, Keith Turbett and John Callow

6/25/19 Meeting Summary

2. Education Committee (TN Housing Conference, Speakers Bureau, Conferences Awareness)         

  • Establish guidelines to utilize CHDAT funds to assist non-profits in furthering their education
  • Assist with the expansion of the Tennessee Housing Conference.
  • Make member organizations aware of available educational opportunities.
  • Refine and expand web-based resources targeted at networking and education of coalition members.             

Chair:   Daryl Hill - Woodbine Community Organization,

Members include: John Besser, Lorrie Shearon, Keith Lampkin, Anne Cooper, and Ruth Phillips

3. Finance Committee        

  • Assist with the expansion of income to assist operations of coalition.
  • Monitor membership dues effectiveness and make recommendations. 

Chair:   Maria Catron – Oak Ridge Housing Authority, 

Members include: Bob Sampson, Richard McClain and John Roberts


4. Legislative Committee

  • Engage, establish and maintain ongoing lines of communication with legislators.
  • Establish areas of coalition alignment and define our communication/advocacy agenda.
  • Plan annual legislative event.
  • Identify legislative bills that affect affordable housing.
  • Establish areas of coalition alignment                 

Chair:  Mick Nelson, Nelson Community Partners,

Members include: Colleen Dudley, Amy Schaftlein, Maria Catron, Leslie Smith, and Mariah Triplett  

5. Membership Committee (Grow Membership, Directory)         

  • Expand Tennessee Affordable Housing Coalition (TNAHC) membership.
  • Increase participation and effectiveness of regional TNAHC organizations.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive directory of coalition members, including identification and description of member organizations and individual representatives/members.                 

Chair:   Ed Branding - Research Analyst - 

Members include: Sharon Bosworth, Cindy Ross, Gerrie Hallenbeck and Tyane Powell