Cornerstones, Inc. Announces 2018 Board Of Directors

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Cornerstones, Inc., Chattanooga’s historic preservation organization led by Executive Director Ann Gray, announced its 2018 board of directors and officers. 

 

Bob McNutt, of McNutt Consulting, will continue in the role of president of the board. 

 

Priscilla Dietterich, local owner of several historic properties downtown such as the Dome and James Buildings; Leanne Kinney, who rehabs historic homes in the St.

Elmo and Highland Park neighborhoods; Jay Martin, founder and managing partner for a design|build firm; and Gabe Thomas, co-owner and CEO of Collier Construction; will be joining the board of directors. 

 

Officers:

President:  Bob McNutt

Vice President: Melissa Mortimer

Treasurer:  Trip Farmer

Secretary:  Becky Browder

 

Existing board members: 

Cal Boroughs 

Tommy Johnson                                          
Catherine Kendall                                                                                                  

Craig Kronenberg 

Sarah Robbins

Rick Thompson

Charlotte Caldwell

Scott Seagle

Jenny Shugart

Justin Tirsun

Patrice Glass

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