Family Promise Board of Trustees

The work of Family Promise of Greater Kingsport is overseen by a board of directors and Executive Director who deeply believe every family in our community deserves a safe place to call home

Chris Brown
Board President

Colonial Heights United Methodist Church

Jack Graham
Trustee

Wilson Worley Attorneys at Law

Nichole Huff
Trustee
Bryan White
Treasurer

Greater Kingsport Family YMCA

Steve Ankabrandt
Trustee

Eastman Chemical Company

Retiree

Jon Peters
Trustee
Gray Stothart
Secretary

First Tennessee Development District

Sandra Bateman
Trustee

Bateman Dentistry

Gail Preslar
Trustee

Holston Habitat for Humanity

The Family Promise of Greater Kingsport Board of Trustees meets on the third Monday of the month. Please feel free to contact any Board Member with your ideas, comments, or concerns.

The Board of Directors provides leadership and oversight for Family Promise of Greater Kingsport in the following areas:

  • Governance – The board has legal, fiscal, and moral responsibility for the well-being of the network. It ensures compliance with all federal and state laws and requirements and develops policies that govern Family Promise of Greater Kingsport.

  • Planning – The board develops long-range goals and objectives to help Family Promise of Greater Kingsport fulfill its mission and evaluates its effectiveness.

Committees

Personnel

The board selects, supports, and evaluates the executive director

  • Chris Brown, Chair

  • Jack Graham

  • Gray Stothart

  • Monika Williams

Financial Management

The Board approves the annual budget, monitors the income and expenses of the network, and makes policy regarding financial procedures

  • Chris Brown

  • Bryan White

  • Monika Williams

Church Recruitment

The Board finds local churches to partner with for our shelter program.  

  • Chris Brown

  • Jon Peters

  • Monika Williams

Fundraising

The board is responsible for developing and implementing a fundraising plan that provides the network with adequate operating funds

  • Chris Brown

  • Jack Graham

  • Steve Ankabrandt

  • Sandra Bateman

  • Monika Williams

Public Relations

The board develops and implements a public relations plan to project a positive image of Family Promise of Greater Kingsport in the community, recruit network congregations and inform prospective guests of the opportunities Family Promise of Greater Kingsport can provide

  • Chris Brown

  • Steve Ankabrandt

  • Jon Peters

  • Monika Williams

Interested in Joining the Board?

Want to deepen your involvement and guide our efforts to end homelessness in the Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia area? We have openings on our board and committees.