Board Members

The composition of the Tennessee Board of Regents is set forth in Tennessee Code Annotated 49-8-201. The board consists of 19 members: 12 lay citizens appointed for six-year terms by the governor, with one each from the state's nine congressional districts and three grand divisions; two faculty members from among the system institutions appointed by the governor for a two-year term; one student from among the system institutions appointed by the governor for a one-year term; and four ex-officio members--the Governor of Tennessee, the Commissioner of Education, the Commissioner of Agriculture, and the Executive Director of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, who is a non-voting member.

Bill Lee Bill Lee Ex-Officio Regent Governor of the State of Tennessee More Information
Emily Reynolds Emily J. Reynolds, Vice Chair 5th Congressional District More Information
Penny Schwinn Penny Schwinn Ex-Officio Regent Commissioner of Education More Information
Charles Hatcher Ex-Officio Regent Commissioner of Agriculture More Information
Mike Krause Mike Krause Ex-Officio Regent Executive Director at Tennessee Higher Education Commission More Information
Thomas A. H. White Thomas A. H. White At-Large, East More Information
Leigh Shockey Leigh A. Shockey At-Large, West More Information
Robert Pepper Robert Pepper Faculty Regent More Information
Miles A. Burdine Miles A. Burdine 1st Congressional District More Information
Danni B. Varlan Danni B. Varlan 2nd Congressional District More Information
Weston Wamp 3rd Congressional District More Information
No Photo Available Mark Gill At-Large, Middle More Information
Yolanda S. Greene Yolanda S. Greene 4th Congressional District More Information
MaryLou Apple MaryLou Apple 6th Congressional District More Information
Joey Hatch Joey Hatch 7th Congressional District More Information
Barbara Prescott Barbara U. Prescott 8th Congressional District More Information
Greg Duckett Greg Duckett 9th Congressional District More Information
Kenneth Goldsmith Faculty Regent (Non-Voting) More Information
Emily A. Dollar Student Regent More Information