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Elevator & Amusement Device Safety Board

The Elevator & Amusement Device Safety Board provides technical recommendations based upon their education and expertise. Board members review issues relating to elevators, dumbwaiters, escalators, aerial passenger tramways, and amusement devices (i.e. roller coasters, Ferris wheels, merry-go-rounds, glasshouses and walk-through dark houses, etc.).  Decisions are made in the interest of protecting the general public, owners, operators and other employees from potential hazards.

2020 Scheduled Meeting Dates of the Elevator & Amusement Device Safety Board

  • Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 9:00 AM (Canceled rescheduled for June 2nd)
  • Tuesday, June 2, 2020  at 9:00 AM
  • Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 9:00 AM
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM

Board Members

Mr. Robbie Fox

Fixed Amusement Device Representative 
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Mr. Larry R. Moore, II
Owner and Lessees Representative
Kingsport, Tennessee

Ms. Kelly O’Connor
Public at Large Representative
Franklin, Tennessee

Mr. David Hale
Tennessee Fair Association Representative
Lebanon, Tennessee

Mr. Victor LaPorte
Manufacturer Representative
Franklin, Tennessee

Mr. Lewis Moorer, Jr.
Public at Large Representative
Franklin, Tennessee

Mr. Mitch H. Rader
Insurance Company Representative
Sevierville, Tennessee

Mr. James Roy Pope
Traveling Amusement Device Representative
Greenfield, Tennessee