Greg Duckett

9th Congressional District
2006-2012; 2012-2018; 2018-2024
Greg Duckett

Greg Duckett was appointed to the Tennessee Board of Regents on July 14, 2006, representing Tennessee's ninth congressional district and was reappointed to serve a second six year term (2012-2018).  

Duckett is Senior Vice President and Corporate Counsel with Baptist Memorial Health Care System.  Prior to joining the Baptist Memorial Health Care System in January of 1992, Duckett served as Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Memphis.  He served as Director of Memphis Housing and Community Development from 1988 to 1991.  He was state counsel to United States Senator Albert Gore, Jr., from 1985 to 1987.  

He was selected to serve on the Clinton-Gore transition team, evaluating approximately 40 agencies as part of Housing and Urban Development and working on personnel issues. 

Duckett has rendered service to the community in various capacities:  Board of Directors, Memphis Branch, The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; served two terms as a member of the Policy Review Board of the American Hospital Association; member of the Memphis Chamber of Commerce Foundation board; Chairman 2002 and President 2001 of the Autozone Liberty Bowl Festival Association; member of the Riverfront Development Corporation Board of Directors; member of the Civil Rights Museum board; a member of the American Health Lawyers Association Board of Directors (AHLA); and is a member of the Memphis Redbirds Foundation board. 

He has served as past Commissioner of the Shelby County Election Commission; was a board member of the Tennessee Hospital Association and served as chairman in 2007; and was a member of the Tennessee Supreme Court Board of Professional Responsibility (1999-2003) and was a hearing officer (1993-2003).   

Duckett holds a B.A. from Oberlin College and a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the Memphis State University School of Law. 



Internal Audit, Board, Academic Policies and Programs, Student Life Committee, System-wide Audit Committee, Finance and Business Operations Committee