Leadership

Linda Pendergrass

Chair

Linda G PendergrassDayton, TNOriginally from Chattanooga, moved to Dayton, Tn, after graduating fromthe University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science Degree. She is married to Larry Pendergrass.Retired after being employed with the University...

Keith Flatness

Vice Chairman

Gary Drinkard

Treasurer

Dr. Gary Drinkard is a native of Alabama, graduated from the University of Virgina, and lived in Texas 28 years before locating in Rhea County.  He was employed by Shell Development Company in Houston for most of his career and retired as...

Bitsy Gryder

Secretary

M. Elizabeth "Bitsy" Gryder, originally from Oak Ridge, Tennessee.Bitsy retired to Rhea County after raising her family (son and daughter) and completing a 22 year substitute teaching career in southern California where she was involved in numerous...

Tom Taylor

Vice Treasurer

 Eagle Scout B. S. Degree in Accounting - Tennessee Wesleyan College Past President -Dayton Jaycees, Dayton lions Club, Dayton Chamber of Commerce, United Way Past Regional Vice President, National Director,and Treasurer-Tennessee Jaycees Past...

Ken Coppinger

Past Chairman

Born in Rhea County Life long Republican Graduate of Rhea Central High School Studied Architectural Drafting at Chicago Tech 1957-1958 14 years experience in management and 30 years in transportation as Account Executive for two major freight lines...