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2017-18 Partners in Policymaking Class

Monday, August 07, 2017 | 11:21am

Partners in Policymaking Leadership Institute™ is the Council's free leadership and advocacy training program for adults with disabilities and family members of persons with disabilities. Each year, around 30 individuals are selected to participate in this intensive training program that introduces Partners to public policy advocacy strategies, state and federal legislation impacting people with disabilities, best practices and creative programs for people with disabilities, and opportunities to network with other members of the diverse disability community across TN. 

We are very pleased to introduce the selected members of our 2017-18 class:

  • Angelica Allsup, Cordova
  • Carla Bourdeau, Murfreesboro
  • Emily Bowlan, Arlington
  • Sheila Carson, Hendersonville
  • Kristie Clemmons, Jackson
  • Roddey Coe, Chattanooga
  • Jennifer Coleman, Paris
  • Jennifer Duncan-Morin, Knoxville
  • Clarisse Durnell, Nashville
  • Erika Engler, Nashville
  • Cheron L. Evans, Collierville
  • Terri Fought, Lakeland
  • Bryant Fowler, Knoxville
  • Carla Gipson, Memphis
  • Gloria Huber, Cleveland
  • Larry Huber, Cleveland
  • Sadiatou Jallow, Knoxville
  • Jean-Marie Lawrence, Chattanooga
  • Jamie Mashburn, Cordova
  • Jonathan McGee, Maryville
  • Chrystal Murphy, Chattanooga
  • Zennia Nesmith, Chattanooga
  • Tracy Qua, Tullahoma
  • Bill Radtke, Munford
  • Christy Ray, Madison
  • Robin Rogers, Old Hickory
  • Sara Scott, Hixson
  • Brenda Stroud, Charlotte
  • Deborah Todd, Knoxville
  • Zanon Williams, Memphis

Visit our Partners page to learn how to apply for future classes.