TNA Board of Directors
The TNA Board of Directors is the corporate body of the Association. The Board consists of the elected officers of the Association, the president elect, directors and a representative from the district president council. The Board has the authority delegated to it by the Membership Assembly (MA), including the duty and power of acting for the membership in the intervals between MA meetings.
President: Haley Vance
President Elect: Carla Kirkland
Vice President: Julie Hamm
Secretary: Donna Copenhaver
Treasurer: Heather Jackson
Contact the TNA office at 615-254-0350 for contact information.
District 1: Carla Kirkland
District 2: Traci Brackin
District 3: Tammy Schindel
District 4: Martina Harris
District 5: Stephanie Cook
District 6: Raven Wentworth
District 9: Chaundel Presley
District 12: Brad Harrell
District 15: Marcia Barnes
District meetings are open to nonmembers and students.
Click HERE to view a schedule of all district meetings.
Executive Director: Tina Gerardi, MS, RN, CAE – Email Tina
Office Manager: Diane Cunningham – Email Diane
Director, Government Affairs/Chief Lobbyist: Kathleen Murphy – Email Kathleen
Director, Computer/Network Systems; Managing Editor—Tennessee Nurse; TNF Program Manager: Kathryn A. Denton – Email Kathryn
Nurse Peer Review Leader: Sharon Hinton, DMin, MSN, RN-BC – Email Sharon
Marketing, Communications & Member Services Consultant: Tracy Depp – Email Tracy
Please feel free to contact any TNA officer, member of the Board, or staff member via email.
For additional information or questions, call TNA at (615) 254-0350.
TNA is governed by a Board of Directors elected by the TNA membership and a Membership Assembly open to all TNA members. The TNA Board consists of 11 officers and directors elected by the TNA membership. TNA is a constituent of the American Nurses Association (ANA) which represents the nation’s 2.7 million RNs. TNA is represented in the ANA Membership Assembly by representatives elected by the TNA membership biennially.