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SASEF Board Members

Who We Are

The SASEF Board consists of members from the community who are passionate about the science fair. This includes business people, teachers, professors, and researchers.

If you are interested in becoming a board member, please contact us!

Current Board Members

Officers and Directors

Kimberly D. Gwinn* (Director) – University of Tennessee, Entomology and Plant Pathology
Leah Berry (President) – Strata-G
Micholas Smith (Vice-President) – University of Tennessee, Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology
Bonnie H. Ownley (Secretary) – University of Tennessee, Entomology and Plant Pathology
Jennifer Tyrell (Treasurer & Special Awards) – Oak Ridge Associated Universities


James D. Caponetti – University of Tennessee and Tennessee Valley Pharmacists Association
Jan Coley* – Retired, Jefferson County Schools
Joanne Logan* – Retired, University of Tennessee, Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science
Arlene Garrison* – Retired, Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Martin Grossbeck – University of Tennessee, Nuclear Engineering
Al Hazari* – Retired, University of Tennessee, Chemistry
Ann Kronk – Pellissippi State Community College
Bruce Tomkins – Oak Ridge National Laboratory and American Chemical Society
Marisa Moazen – Knoxville Community Development Corporation (KCDC)
Kaara Patterson – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

*denotes past presidents