Ex-Officio Representatives

The membership of the Advisory Council includes appointed representatives of the following Departments/Commissions/Council and agencies who serve on an ex-officio basis.

Unless otherwise noted, meetings convene at 1 PM at the offices of the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, located at 1158 Foster Avenue.

2015 dates are as follows:

January 14, May 13, August 12, November 11

Intra-State Departmental Group members will also attend meetings of the Advisory Council.

Current members of the Group are as follows:

John Allen
Director of Behavioral Health Services
Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, Suite 900
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 253-5190 phone
www.here4tn.com
[email protected]

Jackie Berg
Training Specialist and Worker’s Compensation Coordinator
Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development
220 French Landing Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 741-2551 phone
[email protected]

Jacquelyn S. Bruce
Planning and Grants Management Supervisor
Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability
502 Deaderick Street
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
(615) 532-4421 phone
[email protected]

Wendell Cheek, Deputy Commissioner
Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 741-2931
[email protected]

Teresa Kimbro Culbreath
Litter Grant Program, Statewide Coordinator
Highway Beautification Office
Tennessee Department of Transportation
James K. Polk Building
505 Deaderick Street, Suite 400
Nashville, TN  37243
(615) 532-3456 office ~ (615) 532-5995 fax
[email protected]
[email protected]

Shannon Hall, MA
Grants & Special Projects Director
Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security
1158 Foster Avenue
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 251-5170 phone
[email protected]

Gwen Hamer, MA
Director, Education and Development
Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
500 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243
Andrew Jackson Building, Sixth Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 532-6510 phone
[email protected]

Sheila Hubbard
Statewide Clinical Case Program Manager
Tennessee Department of Corrections
Rachel Jackson Building, Fourth Floor
320 Sixth Avenue North
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
(615) 253-8194 phone ~ (615) 741-0055 fax
[email protected]

Sumita Keller
Customer Services Administrator
Tennessee Department of Human Services
400 Deaderick Street, 15th Floor
(615) 313-4800 phone
(615) 743-3553 fax
Nashville, TN 37243
[email protected]

Terrence (Terry) Love, MS, CPC (Intra-State Departmental Group Chair)
Injury Prevention Manager, Division of Family Health and Wellness
Injury and Violence Prevention
Tennessee Department of Health
Andrew Johnson Tower, 8th Floor
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 532-7778 phone
[email protected]

Melissa McGee
Council on Children’s Mental Health Director
Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth
Andrew Jackson Building, 9th Floor
502 Deaderick Street
Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0800
(615) 532-3073 phone ~ (615) 587-6948 cell
(615) 741-5956 fax
[email protected]

Michelle Ramsey, RN, MPH
State Public Health Nursing Director
Tennessee Department of Health
7th Floor Community Health Services
Andrew Johnson Tower
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: (615) 741-0301 phone
[email protected]

1st Lt. Noel Riley-Philpo
Risk Reduction, Resilience, and Suicide Prevention Manager
Joint Force Headquarters
Tennessee National Guard
3041 Sidco Drive
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 313-0736 office ~ (615) 927-1362 cell
[email protected]
http://guardyourbuddy.com/

Lori Paisley
Associate Executive Director, Office of Coordinated School Health
Tennessee Department of Education
Andrew Johnson Tower, Sixth Floor
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 532-4774 phone
[email protected]

Delora Ruffin, MA
Program Specialist, Division of Child Health
Tennessee Department of Children’s Services
436 Sixth Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 253-1871 phone
[email protected]

Melissa Sparks, MSN, RN
Director, Crisis Services and Suicide Prevention
Division of Mental Health Services
Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Andrew Jackson Building, Fifth Floor
500 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 253-4641 phone ~ (615) 253-6822 fax
[email protected]

Jacqueline Talley
Treatment Specialist
Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services
Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Andrew Jackson Building, Fifth Floor
500 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 741-8518 phone
(615) 532-2419 fax
[email protected]

Manager, Tennessee Instant Check System
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation
901 R.S. Gass Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37216
(615) 744-4170 phone
[email protected]

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