Region 4 (East Tennessee)
Location & General Information
3030 Wildlife Way
Morristown, TN 37814
(get driving directions)
The Region IV office is located on Wildlife Way in Morristown. It is a short distance off Highway 25E just east of the 25E Bridge that crosses Cherokee Reservoir. Wildlife Way is directly off Elgerlotte Lane which located at the intersection of Cherokee Park Rd and Buffalo Trail.
Region IV includes the eastern most 21 counties in Tennessee and has elevations ranging from 800 feet along the Tennessee River to over 6,000 feet along the North Carolina border.
Region IV has 16 wildlife management areas comprising more than 800,000 acres open to a variety of big game and small game species. It includes the North Cumberland WMA which is home to the state’s elk herd. The majority of the Tennessee’s black bear population makes its home throughout the East Tennessee mountains.
Three cold water and two warm water hatcheries supplement fish production in the local waters for anglers. From high mountain streams to the large reservoirs, anglers enjoy a multitude of fishing opportunities. There are 13 major reservoirs with surface acreage ranging from 800 to 34,000 acres. The vast variety of habitats across the region provide excellent fishing, hunting, and wildlife viewing.
- TWRA Region IV News
None at this time.
- Watchable Wildlife
- Boating Education Classes
- East Tennessee Waterways Map -- Coming Soon
- Information & Education
- Contact Information
Region IV Staff Contacts
Below you can find contact information for employees located in the Morristown office. All numbers are in the 423 area code. Office hours are Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
General Information - (423) 587-7037, or toll free (800) 332-0900
Fax - (423) 587-7057
Poaching Hotline - 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight: (800) 831-1174
Division Responsibility Name Phone Administrative Regional Manager John Gregory (423) 587-7037 Law Enforcement Law Enforcement Program Manager Brian Ripley (423) 522-2456 District 41 Captain Willard Perryman (423) 522-2457 District 42 Captain Tim Sain (423) 522-2453 Hunter and Boating Safety Education/Training/Access Areas Tommy Whitehead (423) 522-2452 Law Enforcement Coordinator Shelley Hammonds (423) 522-2455 Dispatcher Amber Ellison (423) 587-7037 Dispatcher Richard Singleton (423) 587-7037 Dispatcher Emily Hartnagel (423) 587-7037 Dispatcher - part time Shawn Lindsay (423) 587-7037 Dispatcher- part time Johnathan Ricker (423 ) 587-7037 Fisheries Fisheries Program Manager Bart Carter (423) 522-2462 Reservoirs John Hammonds (423) 587-7037 Streams/Rivers/Trout Rick Bivens (423) 522-2460 Wild Trout Jim Habera (423) 522-2459 Aquatic Habitat/Ponds Rob Lindbom (423) 522-2465 Wildlife Wildlife Program Manager John Mike (423) 522-2450 Deer/Waterfowl/Bear/
Dan Gibbs (423) 522-2447 Conservation Scott Dykes (423) 522-2448 Elk Restoration Steve Bennett (423) 587-7037
Wildlife Management Areas Danny Akins (423) 522-2451 Information Information/Education (I & E) Matthew Cameron (423) 522-2449 Support Staff Customer Service Christina Owens (423) 522-2438 Customer Service Becky Hensley (423) 522-2442 Hunter/Boating Education Judy Adkins (423) 522-2437 Purchasing/Accounts Dorothy Necessary (423) 522-2470 Admin. Secretary Jackie Hale (423) 522-2439 Payroll/Admin. Support Sheila Dalton (423) 522-2440 Custodial Building Maintenance John Goodman (423) 522-2464