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  • June 16-17
  • August 18-19
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  • December 15-16

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Meeting Details (revised June 17, 2015)

June 16 – 10:00 am CT
June 17, if necessary - 9:00 am CT - Canceled

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

Board Characteristics:

Twelve members: nine citizen members appointed by the Governor for four-year terms and three ex-officio.

Members include:

  • Department of Environment and Conservation;
  • Department of Health;
  • Department of Agriculture;
  • one person representing the public-at-large;
  • one person representing environmental interests;
  • one person representing counties;
  • one person representing agricultural interests;
  • one person representing municipalities of the state;
  • a small generator of water pollution representing automotive interests;
  • one member representing manufacturing industries and has current full-time employment with a manufacturing concern in Tennessee and holds a college degree in engineering or the equivalent, and has at least eight (8) years of combined technical training and experience in NPDES permit compliance and management of wastewater or water treatment facilities;
  • one member representing the oil and gas industry;
  • one member representing oil or gas property owners.

Commissioned under T.C.A. Section 69-3-104.

The statute authorizing this board expires June 30, 2018 and the one-year wind-down period begins.

Member Term Expires Representation
Dr. Gary G. Bible 09-30-2016 Oil & Gas Industry
Elaine Boyd Ex-Officio Commissioner's Designee, Department of Environment and Conservation
James W. Cameron, III 09-30-2016 Small Generator of Water Pollution representing Automotive Interests
Jill Davis 09-30-2016 Municipalities
Mayor Kevin Davis 09-30-2016 Counties
Derek Gernt 09-30-2016 Oil or Gas Property Owner
C. Monty Halcomb 09-30-2016 Environmental Interests
Charlie Johnson 09-30-2016 Public-at-large
Judy Manners Ex-Officio Commissioner's Designee, Department of Health
John McClurkan Ex-Officio Commissioner's Designee, Department of Agriculture
Frank McGinley 09-30-2016 Agricultural Interests
D. Anthony Robinson 09-30-2016 Manufacturing Industry