Board of Directors

 


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Chairman

Greg York is Director of Operations-Door Products for Marvin Windows and Doors of Tennessee. He has over 25 years’ experience in operations management in a diverse range of disciplines and industries, including automotive, outdoor power equipment, furniture, and fenestration products. He is currently responsible for manufacturing operations in Tennessee and previously managed operations in Honduras and Nicaragua. In addition, York serves on the Board of Directors for the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellent and serves in an advisory capacity to both the Lauderdale County TCAT and the University of Tennessee at Martin, Ripley Center.

 


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Vice Chairman

George Phillips, Esq. has served on the board since 2003 and was first elected its chairman in February 2007. Mr. Phillips is a member of the law firm of Bone McAllester Norton PLLC, where he concentrates his law practice in the areas of corporate and business law, communications law, labor and employment law, and commercial and business litigation. He serves as general counsel for a number of companies and represents businesses being acquired by and acquiring other businesses.

 


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Treasurer

Raul Regalado is the principal consultant for Raul Regalado & Associates, and served as the former President & CEO of the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority.

He retired as a Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve after serving 29 years in various active duty, Reserve, and National Guard senior leadership positions, where he has received numerous awards including the Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal for Valor, 49 Air Medals for combat flights, and three Army Commendation Medals having spent two combat tours of duty in Vietnam.

Regalado is a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and has served on numerous Boards across the city of Nashville.

 


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Secretary

Julius Johnson served as Tennessee’s 36th Commissioner of Agriculture under Governor Bill Haslam from January 2011 until his retirement in June 2016. Prior to his appointment, he was Chief Administrative Officer of the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation, serving for 37 years in various positions, including leading farm and rural advocacy organizations.

Johnson is active in many civic organizations, including the University of Tennessee Agriculture Development Board, Maury County Chamber of Commerce, and Middle Tennessee Council of Boy Scouts.

Johnson received his bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. He and his wife, Karen, have two adult children and make their home in Columbia, TN.


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Member-at-Large

Randy Stamps is the Executive Director of the Tennessee State Employee Association (TSEA). Stamps served as a state representative for the 45th district for five terms, from 1988-1998. He was also the political director for the Tennessee Republican Party from 2003-2009 and policy and research counsel to the Tennessee House of Representatives. Stamps joined TSEA in 2014 as the government affairs director before recently being named Executive Director.


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Member

Michael N. Boner became Executive Secretary-Treasurer, Pro Tem of the Mid-South Carpenters Regional Council in February, 2013. He was elected unanimously for another four years on August 3, 2013. The Council has a membership in excess of 3,000 members. Mr. Boner oversees a jurisdiction that includes Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and the panhandle of Florida. Mr. Boner is a native of Nashville and attended Trevecca College. He became a Journeyman Carpenter of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners of America, Local Union 223 in 1986.


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Member

Ashley Elizabeth (Graham) Johnson has a career of writing, shaping, and crafting words and speeches for our nation’s top political figures. She believes deeply in the power of a well-written idea to move mountains and has had the honor of a lifetime serving in President George W Bush’s White House, serving Congressman Marsha Blackburn and the Tennessee 7th Congressional District, and as a speechwriter at General Services Administration. She currents works in education reform in Tennessee - the fastest improving state in the nation in education.

She served as a speechwriter for the 2012 Republican National Convention and continues to write speeches for elected officials, Fortune 500 managers, and community leaders. She was awarded the inaugural MavPAC Future 40 award for being one of the top political leaders under 40 in the county.

A graduate of MTSU, she’s an obnoxious Blue Raider fan and was the recipient of the University’s highest honor given to alumni under 35. She lives in Nashville, runs half marathons, and is an active member of Christ the King parish.

 


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Member

Jim Tracy serves as the Tennessee Director for Rural Development. With 13 years’ experience serving as Tennessee State Senator for the 14th Senatorial District, Tracy was a strong advocate for rural and agriculture issues. His ties to agriculture began in his youth when he was active in 4-H and on the family farm. He grew up in West Tennessee where his father was a county extension agent.

Tracy also has 24 years’ experience as a small business owner and early in his career, he taught Agricultural Education in high school. Jim and his family reside in Shelbyville, TN.


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Member

Tony Parker was named Commissioner of Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) in 2016 under Governor Bill Haslam, and re-appointed by Governor Bill Lee in 2019. Parker began working with TDOC in 1983 as a correctional officer and served in various roles during his 35-year career.

In addition to his work with TDOC, Parker’s insight and in-depth knowledge of prison systems has earned him national recognition. In 2015, he testified before members of the U.S. House Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee as a subject matter expert on prison radicalization

Parker earned a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 1995, and a Master of Arts degree in security studies from the prestigious Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA in 2013.

Commissioner Parker lives in Union City with his wife Misty and three children.