Board of Directors

PEF is guided by a volunteer board of directors who represent the corporate, higher education, foundation and civic communities of Chattanooga.

Officers and Executive Committee

  • John F. Germ
  • Roger Dickson
    Vice Chair
    Partner, Miller & Martin
  • Lisa Iglesias
    Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Unum Group
  • H. Grant Law, Jr.
    Community Volunteer
  • Dr. Fannie Hewlett
    Provost & VP for Academic Affairs (retired), Chattanooga State Community College

Board members

  • Dr. Yancy¬†Freeman
    UTC Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management and Student Success
  • Ron Harr
    Community Volunteer
  • Ashlie Henderson
    Community Volunteer
  • Nicole Koesling
    Senior Vice President of HR, Volkswagen Chattanooga
  • Alan L. Lebovitz
    Senior Vice President-Asset Management, CBL & Associates Properties, Inc.
  • Sammy Lowdermilk
    Program Coordinator, Tech Goes Home Chattanooga
  • Jacob Preston
    EVERFI Inc.
  • Marie Webb
    Vice President of HR, EPB
  • Dr. Sue Anne Wells
    Owner, Mustang Leadership Partners, LLC


Board Members Emeritus

Jim Hill, Immediate Past Chair
PEF Board Chair Emeritus
Community Volunteer

Mary Jo Clark
Vice President, Tennessee PTA
Executive Board, Hamilton County Council of PTAs

Dr. Jane W. Harbaugh
Associate Provost for Undergraduate & Special Programs (retired),
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

In Memoriam

Ruth S. Holmberg
PEF Board Chair Emeritus

Publisher Emeritus, Chattanooga Times