Executive Committee

Bill Tindal (Chair)
Consolidated Nuclear Security
Oak Ridge, TN

John Morris (Treasurer)
ClearPath Ventures
Knoxville, TN

Steve Cope (Secretary)
Defense Consulting Solutions, LLC
Tullahoma, TN

Jeff Cornett
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge, TN

Joel Duling
BWX Technologies, Inc.
Lynchburg, VA

Lonnie Lawson
Center for Rural Development
Somerset, KY

Dr. Stacey Patterson
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

Congressional District Members

AL Third District:  Dr. Rodney Robertson, Exec. Dir., Auburn University HsV Research Ctr., Huntsville, AL
AL Fourth District:  Kris McGuire, CEO, Victory Solutions, Inc., Huntsville, AL
AL Fifth District:  Lisa Williams, Pres./CEO, Soldier 1 Corporation, Huntsville, AL
KY First District:  Virginia Bishop Gray, Mgr. Gov’t Relations, Tennessee Valley Authority, Hopkinsville, KY
KY Fifth District:  Jerry Rickett, Pres./CEO, KY Highlands Investment Corp., London, KY
NC Eleventh District:  Larry Blythe, former Vice Chief, Cherokee Nation, Robbinsville, NC
VA Ninth District:  John Kilgore, Jr., Exec. Dir., Economic Development Authority, Gate City, VA
TN First District:  Chris Craig, Exec. Dir., First TN Dev. District, Johnson City, TN
TN Second District:  Sean Williams, Pres./CEO, Protection Strategies, Inc., Oak Ridge, TN
TN Third District:  James Fleischmann, Attorney, Polsinelli, Washington, DC
TN Fourth District:  Jim Jolliffe, Board Chair, Space Institute Research Corporation, Tullahoma, TN
TN Sixth District:  Jonathan West, CEO, Twin Lakes Communications, Gainesboro, TN

At-Large Members

Mike Arms, Sr. Partner, Tennessee Strategies, Knoxville, TN
Gerald Boyd, Oak Ridge, TN
Steve Cope, Pres./CEO, Defense Consulting Solutions, LLC, Tullahoma, TN (Secretary)
Jeff Cornett, Mgr. Ind. & Econ. Dev., ORNL, Oak Ridge, TN
Jeff Irons, President, IronSclad Solutions, Inc., Huntsville, AL
Steve Jones, SE Reg. Bus. Dev., RJ Lee Group, Clinton, TN
John Morris, Partner, ClearPath Ventures, Knoxville, TN (Treasurer)
John Stewart, President, Nuclear Fuel Services, Erwin, TN
Bill Tindal, VP & Y12 Site Mgr., CNS, Oak Ridge, TN (Chair)

Geographical Representatives

Joel Duling, President, BWX Technologies, Inc., Lynchburg, VA
Mark Gradkowski, Chief Adm. Officer, Huntsville Downtown Rescue Mission, Guntersville, AL
Lonnie Lawson, Pres./CEO, Center for Rural Development, Somerset, KY

Institutional Liaisons

Dr. Eric Abelquist, Exec. VP, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Oak Ridge, TN
Geoffrey deBeauclair, Deputy Manager, DOE, Oak Ridge Operations, Oak Ridge, TN
Justin Maierhofer, VP Gov’t Relations, Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN
Kelly B. McGuire, Chief, Science & Technology Division, AMRDEC, Redstone Arsenal, AL
Dr. Phil Oldham, President, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN
Andy Page, Pres./CEO, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Oak Ridge, TN
Dr. Stacey Patterson, VP for Research, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Bert Robinson, Dir. State & Local Gov’t Relations, Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN
Ken Rueter, President, UCOR, Oak Ridge, TN
Dr. Terry Saltsman, Asst. to President, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN
Ashley Saunders, Chief of Staff, UCOR, Oak Ridge, TN
Dr. Ken Tarcza, Manager, Integrated Support Center (Oak Ridge Office), Oak Ridge, TN
Joe Vallely, VP External Affairs, U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Huntsville, AL
Dr. Chris Whaley, President, Roane State Community College, Harriman, TN
Gary O. Willis, Manager, Office of Stakeholder Relations, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL
Steven Wyatt, Public Affairs Manager, Nuclear Production Office, DOE NNSA, Oak Ridge, TN

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