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  • January 13
  • March 10 - Canceled
  • May 12

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Pursuant to Chapter 976 of the 2014 Tennessee Public Acts, the duties of the Dry Cleaners Environmental Response Board were transferred to the Commissioner of Environment and Conservation and the Board ceased to exist effective May 22, 2014.

Board Characteristics:

Seven members: six appointed by the Governor for three-year terms and one ex-officio.

Members include:

  • one person representing drycleaning operations that employ no more than ten full-time equivalent employees;
  • one member representing drycleaning operations that employ eleven or more full-time equivalent employees;
  • one representative of wholesale distributors of drycleaning solvents;
  • one representative of environmental interests;
  • one representative of the environmental engineering or scientific community;
  • one impacted third party representative who is not an operator of a drycleaning facility;
  • the Commissioner of Environment and Conservation or his designee.

From its members, the Board shall elect a chairman at its first meeting of each year.

Commissioned under T.C.A. Section 68-217-104.

Member Term Expires Representation
Brenda Apple Ex-Officio
Commissioner's Designee, Environment and Conservation
Cullen Earnest 09-30-2013 Impacted Third Party
Dennis B. George 09-30-2011 Environmental Engineering or Scientific Community
James Matthew Hash 09-30-2013 Small Drycleaning Operation
Paul D. Krivacka 09-30-2012 Environmental Interests
Larry Dale Ozier 09-30-2013 Wholesale Distributor
Sheila Ann Ullenberg 09-30-2013 Large Drycleaning Operation