Board of Directors

CEO
P. Rodger Dinwiddie, STARS CEO

Executive Committee
Christopher C. Sabis, Chair
Karen Weisser, Chair Elect
Jillian Frist, Past Chair
Sperry Bell Simmons, Secretary
Douglas M. Smith, Treasurer
Christian von Allmen, Co-Development Chair
Kimberly Watts, Co-Development Chair
Carnell Elliott, Associate Board Liaison
Colton Mulligan, Associate Board Liaison

Board of Directors
Robin Barrick
Edie Bass
James C. Bradshaw
Daphne Butler
Jacques Cabell
Karla Q. Calderon
Mike Coupe
Shelby Cowman
Beth Cox
Kevin T. Dyson
J. Bryan Edwards
Hilton B. “Buck” Forcum
LeShane Greenhill
Patricia Hart
Orrin Ingram
Sharon Kay
William (Tinker) Kelly
Paige Kisber
Mary LaGrone
Darwin L. Mason Sr., Ed.D.
Derrick Mason Sr.
Rita McDonald
Brackney Reed
John Robinson
Sabrina S. Ruderer
Bill Rutherford
J.C. Siegrist
Nick Shackell
Tricia Spehr
Sammy V. Swor, Ed.D.
Geoffrey Vickers
Richard Winestead
Luther Wright Jr.
Ron York

Charter Board Members
Edie Bass – Community Volunteer
Patricia I. Hart – Community Volunteer
Brackney Reed – Gresham, Smith & Partners

Honorary Board Members
Robin Barrick – Smith, Seckman & Reid
Daphne Butler – Community Volunteer
Orrin Ingram – Ingram Industries
Mary LaGrone – Attorney at Law
Sammy V. Swor, Ed.D. – Belmont University
Richard Winstead – Crosslin & Associates
Luther Wright Jr. – Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

ASSOCIATE BOARD CHAIR
Ellis Metz, Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock