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Carter County Commission Chairman

  • Leon Humphrey

County Mayor

  • Leon Humphrey

Vice Chairman

  • Ray Lyons

 

County Attorney

  • Josh Hardin

County Historian

  • Donald Scott Bowers

 

Budget; Nominating

  • Robert Acuff
  • Ronnie Trivett
  • L.C. Tester
  • Ross Garland
  • John Lewis
  • Sonja Culler, Chairman Budget
  • Robert Carroll
  • Al Meehan, Chairman Nominating

Rules & By-Laws; Building & Grounds; Law Enforcement; Health & Welfare; 

  • Willie Campbell
  • Nancy Brown
  • Brad Johnson
  • Isaiah Grindstaff, Chairman Building & Grounds
  • Tim Holdren, Chairman Health & Welfare
  • Randal Jenkins, Chairman Rules & By-Laws
  • Ray Lyons
  • Cody McQueen, Chairman Law Enforcement

Education; Highway; Solid Waste/Landfill

  • Robert Acuff
  • Mike Hill, Chairman Highway
  • Charles Von Cannon
  • Danny Ward, Chairman Education
  • Bobbie Dietz, Chairman Solid Waste / Landfill
  • Larry “Doc” Miller
  • Scott Simerly
  • Kelly Collins

Work Release / Grievence

  • Sheriff Appointment
    • Roger Deal
    • Joe Lunceford
    • Russell Kyte
  • Alternate
    • Rocky Croy

Beer Board

  • Robert Acuff
  • Nancy Brown
  • Al Meehan
  • Brad Johnson
  • Bobbie Dietz
  • Randall Jenkins

Industrial Development Board

  • Phil Issacs, Chairman 
  • Bill Cline, Vice Chair 
  • Carol Chase, Sec 
  • Ken Kelly
  • Jimmy Street 
  • Chris Guy 
  • Judy Veeneman 
  • Joe LaPorte 
  • James Barker 

Financial Management

  • Leon Humphrey, County Mayor
  • Dr. Kevin Ward, Director of Schools
  • Roger Colbaugh, Highway Superintendent
  • Bobbie Dietz
  • Charles Von Cannon
  • Danny Ward
  • Ray Lyons, Chairman

Carter County Board of Education

  • Kevin Ward, Director of Schools
  • Rusty Barnett, Chairman
  • Kelly Crain – Vice Chairman
  • LaDonna Sout-Boone
  • David Buck
  • Craig Davis
  • Tony Garland
  • Steve Hyder
  • Ronnie McAmis

Elizabethton – Carter County Library Board

  • Richard Barker
  • Ruth Ritchie 
  • Ed Speer 
  • Dan Winters, Chairman
  • Julie Bowers 
  • Alta Barwick, Secretary 
  • Pat Hicks, Vice Chairman 
  • John Large, Jr.

Regional Library Board Member

  • John Tolejko 

Election Commission

  • Doug Buckles, Chairman 
  • Paul Souder, Vice Chair 
  • Millard M. Garland, Secretary 
  • Buddy Whitehead, Member 
  • Wayne Smith, Member 

Carter County Board of Health

  • Andrew Stephen May, MD,  Chairman
  • Caroline Hurt, County Health Department Director
  • Leon Humphrey, County Mayor
  • David Kirschke, MD – Regional Medical Officer
  • Larry Profitt, DPh
  • Dr. Kevin Ward, Director of Schools
  • Jerome Kitchens, City of Elizabethton
  • Tim Holdren, Carter County Commission Liaison
  • Fay Willis, RN
  • Robert Schubert, MD

Carter County Emergency 911 Board of Directors

  • Mike Shouse, Chairman 
  • Gary Smith, EMA Director 
  • Dexter Lunceford, Sheriff
  • Kelly Geagley, City 
  • Melanie Stanton 
  • Barry Carrier, Fire Assoc. 
  • Terry Arnold, R. Squad 
  • Steve Lowe, At Large 
  • Greg Workman, Elizabethton Chief of Police 

Carter County Parks & Recreation Board

  • Leon Humphrey, County Mayor
  • Kenneth Gough – Chairman
  • Jeff Smythe – Vice-Chairman
  • Eric Anderson – Secretary
  • Michael David Melton
  • Michael Warren
  • Charlie Mattioli
  • Mel McKay
  • J.R. Campbell
  • Randall Jenkins, County Liaison

Civil Service Board

  • Jim Whaley 
  • John D. Snyder 
  • Brad Johnson 

County Coroner

  • Benny Colbaugh 

Equalization Board

  • Debra Sams
  • Jerry Bowers
  • Barbara Lacey Hyder
  • Joyce Matherly
  • Terry Montgomery (City)

Judicial Commissioners

  • Mark Little 
  • Thomas Pleasant 
  • Danny Michael Nash 

Planning Commission

  • Leon Humphrey, CC Commission Chairman
  • Steve Pierce 
  • Ralph Watson 
  • Jerry Pearman, Chairman 
  • Jerry Smith 
  • Jamie Hughes 
  • Mary Ann Patton 
  • Randall Jenkins 
  • Ken Arney 
  • Ray Lyons 
  • Sonja Culler 
  • Robert Carroll 

Records Commission

  • Dr. Margaret Houghland, Genealogist
  • Jodi Bristol, Register of Deeds
  • Stacey Street, Judge
  • Cody McQueen, Commissioner
  • Ronnie Trivett, Commissioner
  • Scott Bowers, Historian
  • Patsy Lewis, County Clerk Designee

Audit Committee

  • Margaret Moses 
  • Lynn Anderson 
  • Margaret Pate 
  • Carter Edward Honeycutt

Municipal Solid Waste BD

  • Benny Lyons 

Agriculture Committee

  • Charlie Von Cannon 
  • Ross Garland 
  • Larry Nave 
  • Shirley Buckles 
  • Dawn Winters 
  • Randall Jenkins 
  • Ronnie Hazelwood

Soil Conservation Board

  • Michael D. Nidiffer, Chair 
  • Larry Crumley, Secretary  
  • Bill Birchfield, SCD Sup. 
  • Gereel Cable, SCD Sup. 
  • Jamie Hughes, Vice Chair 

Board of Zoning Appeals

  • Jeff Treadway 
  • Brad Johnson 
  • William Birchfield 
  • L.C. Tester 
  • David Sandora 

East TN Railroad Authority

  • Skip Oldham, W. County, Chairman
  • Charles Von Cannon, Carter County
  • Leon Humphrey, Carter County Mayor
  • Curt Alexander, Eliz City Appointment
  • Jerome Kitchens, Eliz City Manager
  • Calyton Stout, Johnson City Mayor
  • Stephen Darden, Johnson City Designee
  • Dan Eldridge, Washington County Mayor

Animal Shelter Advisory Board

  • Mike Barnett, Chairman
  • Bob White, Vice Chairman
  • Shannon Posada, Animal Shelter Director
  • Leon Humphrey, County Designee
  • Cody McQueen, County Designee
  • Sam Shipley, City Designee
  • Bekah Price, City Designee
  • John Bland, Friends of Animal Shelter Rep

Watauga River Regional Water Authority

Board of Directors Private Act

  • Jack Buckles, North Utility, Chairman
  • A.E. Gentry, Treasurer, Siam Utility
  • Jeff Chambers, South Eliz Utility
  • Bryon Trantham, Executive Director
  • Leon Humphrey, County Mayor
  • Curt Alexander, City Mayor

Last update: January 16, 2017