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Jay West
Executive Director County Officials Association of Tennessee

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Suite 210
Nashville, TN 37219

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C.O.A.T. Officers & Directors

2017 Board Members

President – Jerry Armstrong *

Hardeman County Clerk

 Secretary – Teresa McFadden

Coffee County Clerk

Comptroller – Charlie Cardwell

Davidson County Trustee

President-Elect – Lily Barnes *
Hardeman County Register of Deeds

1st Vice-President – Kellie Jackson *

President, Tennessee County Clerks Association

Montgomery County Clerk

2nd Vice-President – Phyllis Crisp *

President, Tennessee Registers Association

Blount County Register of Deeds

3rd Vice-President – Randy Kelly *

President, Tennessee Trustees Association

Franklin County Trustee

4th Vice-President – Crystal Greene *

President, Tennessee State Court Clerks Association

Giles County Circuit Court Clerk

Presidential Advisor – Donna Simpson

Bradley County Clerk

Parliamentarian – Angie Lamb

Grainger County Clerk

Judge Advocate – Kathryn Strong

Sumner County Circuit Court Clerk

Historian – Kristie Maxwell

Tipton County Trustee

Sergeant-at-Arms – Angie Sanford

Polk County Clerk

Chaplain – Teb Batey

Rutherford County Trustee

Past President – Tom Hatcher *

Blount County Circuit Court Clerk

Finance Committee Chair – Sonny Howse *
Haywood County Trustee

Legislative Committee Chair – Bill Kemp *
Sumner County Clerk

County Clerks

Foster Arnett (1 year) Knox County *

Brenda Wynn (2 years) Davidson County *

Registers of Deeds

Tim Shelton (1 year) Anderson County *

Rick Diamond (2 years) Grainger County *


John Baskette (1 year) Hamblen County *

Karen Paris (2 years) Williamson County *

State Court Clerks

Kathy Jones-Terry (1 year) Hamblen County *

Lisa Niles (1 year) Loudon County *

Merry Sigmon (2 years) Giles County *

Kathy Blount (2 years) Madison County *

 *Denotes voting board member

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