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Local woman appointed to state board

Local woman appointed to state board

Posted: Wednesday, October 15, 2008 9:08 pm

A Kenton woman is among 63 Tennesseans appointed to serve on 24 state boards and commissions by Gov. Phil Bredesen.
Virginia Davidson, who formerly served as Kenton’s mayor, has been appointed to the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability.
Others chosen to serve on the commission include Mickey Eldridge of Crossville, Ronald Lewis Jordan of Lenoir City, Kenneth M. Kisiel of Johnson City, Timothy W. Martin of Jackson and Patricia H. Miller of Signal Mountain.
“We depend on the commitment of citizens like these men and women to serve the state through its boards and commissions,” Bredesen said. “I am confident they have the skills, experience and knowledge necessary to become valuable members of their respective boards and commissions, and I appreciate their willingness to serve the state of Tennessee.”
Appointment terms vary based on statutory recommendations or term limits specified by geographic or other qualifications.
Other West Tennesseans included in Bredesen’s latest appointments are Ray Stevenson of Martin and Robert L. Leonard of McKenzie, both to the Governor’s Advisory Committee on Equal and Fair Employment Opportunity; Rozann A. Downing of Big Sandy and Sherry Ann Hill of Humboldt, both to the State Rehabilitation Council; John D. Ashworth of Brownsville and Randy Hatch of Huntingdon, both to the Tennessee Community Services Agency board of directors; Tony R. Emison of Bells and Hansel McCadams of Paris, both to the Tennessee Medical Examiners Advisory Council; and Carol A. Burroughs of Lexington to the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Advisory Council.
Published in The Messenger 10.15.08

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