Council of West Knox County Homeowners Inc. - Since 1971

County Commission
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CWKCH Past Speakers
 August 2013
Dwight Van De Vate, Senior Director of Knox County Engineering and Public Works
Mr. Van De Vate discussed issues such as codes enforcement, infrastructure improvements, stormwater management, and proper disposal of waste
 July 2013
No meeting
 June 2013
Steve Hall, Tennessee House Representative for the 18th District
Representative Hall discussed two controversial bills that he introduced
 May 2013
Dr. Larry Tragessor, owner of Baker Peters House
Dr. Tragessor told us he has an option to buy the land in front of Baker Peters House. He is talking with Knox Heritage and Legacy Parks about finding matching funds to make the land a historic gateway pocket park
 April 2013
Craig Leuthold, Public Information Director for Knox County Property Assessor
Mr. Leuthold, a former County Commissioner and longtime participant at CWKCH meetings gave information about the 2013 reassessment
 March 2013
Melanie Robinson, Director of Business Development for Tennova Healthcare
Ms. Robinson discussed Tennova's plans to build a new flagship hospital in West Knox Couonty
 February 2013
David Massey, Director of City/County Neighborhood Conference
We learned about the upcoming March 23 day-long conference that will take place at the Knoxville Convention Center
 January 2013
 No meeting
The first Tuesday fell on New Years Day
 December 2012
Conny Ottway, musician and area historian
The council enjoyed a musical presentation and commentary along with special holiday refreshments
November 2012
No speaker
The council held a planning session instead of having a speaker
October 2012
Dr. Richard Briggs
District 5 County Commissioner
September 2012
Don Dare and Bob Regal
WATE Channel 6 "On Your Side" reporter, insurance expert
August 2012
Robert Hubbs
Captain, Knox County Sheriff's Office
July 2012
Buz Johnson
MPC Deputy Director
June 2012
Tim Burchett
Knox County Mayor
May 2012
Hank Fennell
Professional HOA Manager
April 2012
Debra van Meter
Past President, CWKCH;  leader in community effort to amend TVA tree-trimming plan
March 2012
Kaye Graybeal
Knoxville/Knox County Historic Preservation Officer 
February 2012
Joe Jarrett
Knox County Law Director
January 2012
No Meeting
December 2011
Joyce Feld
President, Scenic Knoxville
November 2011
No Speaker
The council held a planning session instead of having a speaker
October 2011
Jonathan Griswold
Community Outreach Manager for Knox County
September 2011
Jeff Ownby, Karen Carson, and Tim Kuhn
District 4 County Commissioner, Vice-chair Knox County Board of Education, and Metropolitan Planning Commission GIS (mapping) manager
August 2011
Neal Denton
Director and Extension Agent for Agriculture and Horticulture, Knox County
July 2011
Ronnie Nease
Director of Environmental Health, Knox County Health Department
June 2011
Bob Regal
Owner of Regal Insurance and Allstate Representative
May 2011
Bill Owen
Former State Senator, Lobbyist
April 2011
Kim Trent
Executive Director, Knox Heritage Inc.
March 2011
Tim Burchett
Mayor, Knox County
February 2011
Joe Jarrett
Law Director, Knox County
January 2011
no meeting
December 2010
Jeff Welch
Director of the Knoxville Regional Transportation Org.
November 2010
Joe Jarrett
Law Director Knox County
October 2010
Ed Hedgepeth
Director of High Schools Knox County Schools
September 2010
Dr. Martha Buchanan
Director of Knox County Health Dept. and Chief MO
August 2010
Grant Rosenberg
Dir. Knox Co. Office of Neighborhood/Codes Enforce
July 2010
Ron Peabody
Leader of Knoxville group opposed to Homeless Plan
June 2010
Ginny Weatherstone
Leader of Knoxville Org. in favor of Homeless Plan
May 2010
Randy Nichols
Attorney General, Knox County