Community Health Council

Membership 2015-16

Ellen Zavisca (chair), Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization

Captain Eve Thomas (chair-elect), Knoxville Police Department

Kristy Altman (past chair), Knoxville Track Club

Kindall Aaron, Coalition on Childhood Obesity

Dr. Martha Buchanan, Knox County Health Department

Jim Dickson, YMCA of East Tennessee

Lara Fleming, The Trust Company

Gaye Fortner, HealthCare 21 Business Coalition

Pam Frye, Harmony Family Center

Melissa Knight, InterFaith Health Clinic

Viren Lalka, Lalka Tax Service, LLC

Dot LaMarche, Community Volunteer

Dr. Laurie Meschke, University of Tennessee Department of Public Health

Dr. Joe Miles, University of Tennessee Department of Psychology

Mitch Olszewski, American Association of Retired Persons, Knoxville Chapter

Patricia Robledo, City of Knoxville

Rev. Jimmy Sherrod, Central United Methodist Church

Danielle DuFur Sims, Knoxville Area Project Access

Karen Tindal, Community Volunteer

Lisa Wagoner, Knox County Schools

Amanda Weber, Remote Area Medical

Carlos Yunsan, Kizer & Black, Attorneys, PLLC




Updated February 7, 2017


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Together Healthy Knox is an initiative of the Community Health Council serving the City of Knoxville, Knox County, and the Town of Farragut.

The CHC meets on the first Thursday of every other month from 8:00 am to 9:30 am at Cansler Family YMCA at 616 Jessamine Street in Knoxville.

About the Council

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Current Members