Bright Start Northeast Tennessee / Bright Start NETN Team

Bright Start NETN Team

Chair: Dr. Jeff Moorhouse, Kingsport City Schools

Co-Chair: Kristie Hammonds, Frontier Health

Claudia Byrd, Speedway Children’s Charities

Lisa Cofer, United Way of Bristol TN/VA

Dr. Nancy Dishner, Niswonger Foundation

Margaret Feierabend, Bristol’s Promise

Kim Garland, TN Department of Children’s Services

Rep. David Hawk, TN House of Representatives

Dr. Angela Hilton-Prillhart, Milligan School of Soc. Sciences and Education

Tim Jaynes, Upper East TN Human Development Agency

Todd Norris, Ballad Health

Dr. Janna Scarborough, ETSU Clemmer College

Mark Stevans, First Tennessee Development District

Jeff Taylor, Greene County Partnership/Chamber of Commerce

Lisa Tipton, Families Free

Kathy Waugh, YWCA of NETN & SWVA


Convening Entity Manager/Bright Start TN Fellow

Mark Cruise, STRONG Accountable Care Community



Dr. Karen Schetzina, STRONG ACC Leadership Council Chair

Travis Staton and Dr. Susan Patrick, United Way of Southwest Virginia


Backbone Team

Brittany Boles, STRONG ACC

Heather Logan, Ballad Health

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