Tennessee State Council Members

Deanna M. McLaughlin, Tennessee Commissioner, State Council Chairman

James Bo Griffin, Director of Schools, Millington Municipal Schools, State Vice Council Chairman

Nathan James, Designee, Deputy Executive Director for Legislative and External Affairs, Tennessee State Board of Education, State Council Secretary

MG Tommy Baker (USA Ret), Commissioner of Veteran Services, Tennessee Department of Veteran Services, Executive Branch Representative

Senator, Richard Briggs, Tennessee State Senator, Legislative Branch Representative

Dr. John Combs, Superintendent, Tipton County Schools

Mike Craig, Director of Schools, Stewart County School System

Michaela Gregory, State Child & Youth Family Programs Director, Tennessee ARNG

Christy Carroll Highfill, Tennessee PTA State and Federal Legislative Chair, Tennessee Parent Teacher Association

Dr. Ted Horrell, Superintendent, Lakeland School System

COL Christopher Midberry, Garrison Commander, Fort Campbell, Kentucky (Army), DoD Representative

Dr. Jean Luna-Vedder, Director of Schools, Clarksville-Montgomery County Schools

Jeff Mayo, Director of Schools, Arlington City Schools

CAPT Michael Mosbruger, USN Commanding Officer, Naval Support Activity Mid-South

Deborah Munis, Tennessee MIC3 Military Family Education Liaison and Tennessee Purple Star School Award Administrator

Dr. Catherine Stephens, Superintendent, Tullahoma City Schools

Mark Reeves, Executive Director, Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association

Karissa Poe, Tennessee Chapter Director, Blue Star Families, Clarksville, Tennessee

Joey Vap, Integrated Prevention Specialist, Arnold Air Force Base, Tullahoma, Tennessee