Appendix A: Key Informants Identified

  • Rick Meredith | President | Anderson County Chamber of Commerce
  • Maria Javier, M.D. | Physician | Pediatric Consultants – Halls
  • Martha Buchanan, M.D. | Director | Knox County Health Dept
  • Kathy Brown | Associate Professor & MPH Program Director | University of Tennessee Department of Public Health
  • Lisa Wagoner | Supervisor, Health Services | Knox County Schools
  • Nan Gaylord, Ph.D. | Ph.D., P.N.P., R.N. | Vine Street School Health Center
  • Bart McFadden | Director of Operations | Boys & Girls Club
  • Steve Diggs | Director | Emerald Youth Foundation
  • Tamera Saunders | Homeless Families Liaison | Knox County Schools
  • Barbara Knowlton | Pediatric Manager | Blount Memorial Rehabilitation
  • Ben Landers | President & CEO | United Way
  • Rita Westbrook, M.D. | Physician | Children’s Hospital Urgent Care
  • Mary Katsikas | Director | Helen Ross McNabb
  • Jim Dicksen | Director | YMCA
  • Stan Johnson | Co-Founder | SEED
  • Mike Edwards | President | Knoxville Partnership
  • Joe Landsman | President & CEO | University Health System
  • Darryl Helton | President | Jefferson TN Chamber
  • Bryan Daniels | President & CEO | Blount Partnership
  • Connie Huffman | Executive Director | Blount Memorial Foundation & Community Outreach
  • Lori Baxter, M.D. | Physician | Cedar Creek Pediatrics
  • David Mendez, M.D. | Physician | Kids Choice Pediatrics
  • Brenda McCroskey | CEO | Sevier Chamber of Commerce
  • Sgt. Josh Vann | Sgt. | Law Official
  • Patricia Ketterman | President & CAO | Claiborne Medical Center
  • Suneetha Mooss, M.D. | Physician | Pediatric Consultants – Lenoir City
  • Marcy Martin | Director | Department of Child Services (West District)
  • Wendy Forster | Regional Administrator | Department of Child Services (Smoky Mountain Region)