Board of Ground Water Management

Meeting Details: (Revised 11/16/2023)

December 12, 2023 - 9:00 AM CST - 4:00 PM CST (or TBD if ends early)
In-Person & Remote Access Via MS Teams*

William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower
Third Floor - Meeting Room E
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue
Nashville TN 37243

Join this meeting via MS Teams

  • License applicants are preferred to appear in-person unless otherwise communicated.
  • MS Teams Meeting Link
  • Meeting ID (access code): 292 851 485 865
  • Meeting Passcode: FdsjSs

Participants may also join by video conferencing device:

Supporting Documents

*License applicants are preferred to appear in-person unless otherwise communicated.

Board Characteristics: 

Five members: three appointed by the Governor for three-year terms and two ex officio. Includes the Commissioner of the Department of Environment and Conservation and the Director of Water Management or their designees who shall be ex officio members. Three members shall be persons actively engaged in the drilling of water wells - one from each of the three geographical grand divisions of the state. Terms are limited to two consecutive full terms.

Commissioned under: T.C.A.69-10-107.

The statute authorizing this board expires June 30, 2025 and the one-year wind-down period begins.

Member Term Expires Representation
BJ Burks 06-30-2025 Board Member West Tennessee
Britton Dotson, Chair Ex Officio Commissioner's Designee, Environment and Conservation
Ken Presnell 06-30-2023 Board Member East Tennessee
Brian Ham Ex Officio Technical Secretary
Jeff Castleman 06-30-2024 Board Member Middle Tennessee

Past Meetings

August 22, 2023

July 18, 2023

April 27, 2023

January 10, 2023

September 22, 2022

June 28, 2022

March 10, 2022

December 1, 2021 - In-Person

August 19, 2021 - In-Person

April 8, 2021 - WebEx Virtual Meeting

December 10, 2020 - WebEx Virtual Meeting

September 10, 2020 - WebEx Virtual Meeting

Brian Ham

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