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TERSSA Committee Information

Unless otherwise designated, the President will appoint chairs in consultation with other officers. All states will be represented, if possible. The President and/or Chair of each committee will then appoint individual committee members to the respective committee for a one-year term. A majority of the members of any committee shall constitute a quorum. A report will be submitted by each committee to the membership at Executive Board meetings, at the Annual meeting, and as deemed necessary by the President.

2019 Standing Committee Chairs

Awards Committee - Faye Wilson, OH

Nomination Committee - Debbie Humphrey, NC

Finance Committee - Cathy James, NC

By-Laws Committee - Michelle Kasey, NC

Public Relations Committee - BJ Okleshen, NC

Scholarship Committee - Marianne Guthrie, OH

Annual Meeting Committee - Glenda Jenkins, MS

Outreach & Marketing Committee - Linda Good, OH & Christine Barrier, NC

To learn more about each committee's responsibilities, review the Committee Procedure Manual.

2019 Committee Listing


Faye Wilson, OH - Chair

Lindsay Baker, LA 

BJ Okleshen, NC

Glenda Jenkins, MS


Debbie Humphrey, NC - Chair


Cathy James, NC - Chair

Pauline Lathan, LA

Glenda Jenkins, MS

Marianne Guthrie, OH


Michelle Kasey, NC

Faye Wilson, OH

Deborah Humphrey, NC

Shelia Ange, NC

Public Relations

BJ OKleshen, NC - Chair 


Marianne Guthrie, OH - Chair

Christine Barrier, NC

Karen Bixler, AL

Danielle de Tarnowsky, LA

Annie Freeman, NC

Linda Newman, OH

BJ Okleshen, NC

Evelyn Stahling, NC

Annual Meeting

Glenda Jenkins, MS - Chair

Adrian Wilbanks, MS

Outreach & Marketing 

Linda Good, OH - Co-Chair

Christine Barrier, NC - Co-Chair

Mary Baronet, LA

Anita Wright, NC

Jeanine Gaul, NC

Lee Ann Johnson, OH

Becky Castello, NC

Adrian Wilbanks, MS

Michelle Kasey, NC

Contact:  Adrian Wilbanks,

2019 President                              Office: 1 (662)423-7016     


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Iuka, MS 38852

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