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2014 Meetings

  • January 8-9 – Canceled
  • February 12-13 – Canceled
  • March 12-13
  • April 9-10 – Canceled
  • May 14-15
  • June 11-12 – Canceled
  • July 9-10
  • August 13-14 – Canceled
  • September 10-11
  • October 8-9 – Canceled
  • November 12-13
  • December 10-11

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Meeting Details (revised November 13, 2014)

November 12 – 9:30 am CT

312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue
3rd Floor Nashville Room, TN Tower
Nashville, TN 37243

December 10 – 9:30 am CT

312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue
3rd Floor Nashville Room, TN Tower
Nashville, TN 37243

  • Agenda to be announced.

Board Characteristics:

Fourteen members: twelve appointed by the Governor for four-year terms and two ex officio.

Members include:

  • a registered professional engineer with at least five (5)years' experience in the field of air pollution control;
  • a licensed physician with experience in health effects of air contaminants;
  • a person working in a field directly related to agriculture or conservation;
  • a person actively working in the management of and with current full-time employment in a private manufacturing concern and have a college degree and eight (8) years of combined technical training and experience in permit compliance for Title 5 or Non-Title 5 sources for a manufacturing facility permitted in the State of Tennessee; 
  • a county mayor or chief executive officer of a Tennessee county;
  • a person working in municipal government;
  • Two (2) persons from Tennessee industry and with current full-time employment with a private manufacturing concern and have a college degree in engineering or equal and eight (8) years of combined technical training and experience in air pollution abatement for either a Title 5 permit holder or a Non-Title 5 permitted source in the State of Tennessee;
  • a person involved in the program of an institute of higher learning in the state involved in the conducting of training in air pollution evaluation and control;
  • a person representing conservation interests;
  • a small generator of air pollution representing automotive interests;
  • a person representing environmental interests;
  • Commissioners of Environment and Conservation and Economic and Community Development or their designees.

Commissioned under T.C.A. 68-201-104.

The statute authorizing this board expires June 30, 2015 and the one-year wind-down period begins.

Member Term Expires Representation
Thomas L. Beehan 08-31-2017 Working in Municipal Government
Dr. John Benitez 08-31-2017 Licensed Physician with experience in health effects of air pollutants
Elaine Boyd Ex-Officio Commissioner's Designee, Dept. of Environment and Conservation
Karen Cisler 04-30-2016 Environmental Interests
Dr. Wayne T Davis, PhD. 04-30-2018 Conservation Interests
Stephen R. Gossett 08-31-2015 Working for Industry with technical experience
Dr. Shawn A. Hawkins 08-31-2016 Working in field related to Agriculture or Conservation
Richard Holland 08-31-2015 Working for Industry with technical experience
John Roberts 06-30-2018 Small Generator of Air Pollution representing Automotive Interests
Amy Spann 08-31-2018 Registered Professional Engineer
The Honorable Larry Waters,
Sevier County
08-31-2016 County Mayor
Jimmy West Ex-Officio Commissioner's Designee, Dept. of Economic and Community Development
Alicia M. Wilson 08-31-2014 Working in management in Private Manufacturing
Vacant 04-30-2016 Involved with Institution of Higher Learning on air pollution evaluation and control