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TDA Staff Directory

Commissioner's Office - Fax (615) 837-5333

 

Administration and Grants - Fax (615) 837-5333

Larry Maxwell, Assistant Commissioner (615) 837-5111
 
Eric Whisler, Information Services Director (615) 837-5401
 
Fiscal Services Fax: (615) 837-5060
 
Peggy Naifeh, Director (615) 837-5300
 
Commodity Distribution Fax: (615) 837-5014
 
Terry Minton, Commodities Administrator (615) 837-5162
 
Land and Water Stewardship Fax: (615) 837-5025
 
John McClurkan, Administrator (615) 837-5305
 
Sam Marshall, 319 Nonpoint/CAFO Program Manager (615) 837-5306
 
Public Affairs Fax: (615) 837-5333
 
Corinne Gould, Assistant Commissioner (615) 837-5207  
Samantha Jean, Director of Communications (615) 837-5206
 
Will Freeman, Public Information Officer (615) 253-3224  
Rick Johnson, Creative Services Coordinator (615) 946-2016
 
Victoria Trusty, Creative Services Coordinator (615) 837-5318  
Boyd Barker, Middle TN Public Affairs Coordinator / Boll Weevil Administrator (615) 837-5136
 
Jessie Campbell, East TN Public Affairs Coordinator (931) 619-6368
 
Colleen Coury, West TN Public Affairs Coordinator (731) 426-0430
 
Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program (TAEP) (800) 342-8206
 
Ryan Betzelberger, TAEP Genetics Coordinator (615) 837-5382
 
Rachel McKee Taylor, TAEP Livestock Equipment, Feed Storage, Grain Storage, and Poultry Grower Coordinator (615) 837-5277
 
Dan Bond, TAEP Field Verification Coordinator (615) 837-5383
 
Jan Keyser, TAEP Cost Share Grants and Farmers Markets Coordinator (615) 837-5346
 
Erica Alexander Bruce, TAEP Hay Storage and Working Facility Cover Coordinator (615) 837-5277
 
Tennessee Agricultural Museum (615) 837-5197
 
Greg Phillipy, Director (615) 837-5198
 
Tirri Parker, Curator (615) 837-5190
 
Elaura Guttormson, Educational Programs   (615) 837-5297  

 

Agricultural Advancement - Main (615) 837-5160

 

Forestry - Fax (615) 837-5003

Complete Forestry Staff Directory    
David Arnold, State Forester (615) 837-5435
 
David Todd, Assistant State Forester for Operations (615) 837-5539  
Heather Slayton, Assistant State Forester for Grants, Forest Management, and Reforestation   (615) 837-5432  
John Conn, Reforestation Unit Leader (615) 837-5091
 
Wade Waters, Fire Management Unit Leader (615) 837-5425
 
Tim Phelps, Forestry Communications and Outreach Unit Leader (615) 837-5543
 
Dave Walters, Policy, Planning and Budget Unit Leader (615) 837-5470
 
District Foresters    
Darren Bailey, Knoxville (865) 594-6432
Fax: (865) 594-8907
 
Jeff Piatt, Burns (615) 797-3117
Fax: (615) 797-3113
 
Roy Ward, Lexington (731) 986-6676
Fax: (731) 986-5356
 
Andy McBride, Cookeville (931) 526-9502
Fax: (931) 526-2279
 

 

Consumer and Industry Services - Fax (615) 837-5335

Keith Harrison, Assistant Commissioner (615) 837-5150  
Rachel Sullivan, Administrative Services Assistant (615) 837-5315  
David Waddell, Director of Operations (615) 837-5150
 
Randy Jennings, Director of Operations (615) 837-5150
 
Mark Powell, Ag Inputs Administrator (615) 837-5135
 
Kathy Booker, Pesticide Administrator (615) 837-5133
 
Anni Self, Plant Certification Administrator (615) 837-5313
 
Danny Sutton, Dairy Administrator (615) 837-5534
 
Shanna Lively, Food Administrator (615) 837-5176  
Ed Coleman, Weights and Measures Administrator (615) 837-5144
 
John Hayes, Fuel Quality Administrator (615) 837-5145
 
Dr. Charles Hatcher, State Veterinarian (615) 837-5125
 
Dr. Bruce G. McLaughlin, Diagnostic Laboratory Director (615) 837-5125
 
Pesticide & Plant Certification Field Offices    
Middle Tennessee, McMinnville (931) 815-9726
Fax: (931) 815-9727