Board Members

The Board of Directors is comprised of leaders from the Nashville community who support and lead the functions of the shelter through a variety of committees. The Safe Haven Family Shelter programs, events and services are run by Executive Director, Joyce Lavery, and a team of experts devoted to empowering our families to self-sufficiency.

2014 Board of Directors

Executive Committee:

Eric Baer, GE Energy, President

Gary Cooper, Skanska, Vice President

Scott Schumann, Wells Fargo,  Treasurer

Jennifer Mason Chalos, Nonprofit Consultant, Secretary

Jimmy M. Evans, Jr., Marsh, Inc., Immediate Past President

Board of Directors:

Anita Bailey, Bailey Marketing Strategies, LLC

Maria Benedetti, HCA

Renee Bobb, R.B.I. Enterprises

Joe Christopher, HealthStream, Inc.

Gari Cowan, Caterpillar Financial

Jared Danford, Danford/Gwaltney Builders, LLC.

Dr. Michael Minch, Retired Surgeon

Briana Mullenax, Lattimore Black & Cain, PC

John Nefflen, Burr & Forman

Kearstin Patterson- HCA

Mike Pigott, McNeely, Pigott and Fox

Brian Roark, Bass Berry & Sims, PLC

Brie Nicole Robinson, C3 Consulting

Elizabeth Alexander Ross, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein

Tammy Rutherford, Rustici Software LLC

Slade Sevier, Adams and Reese, LLP, At-Large Executive Board Member

Dr. Sharon Shaw-McEwen, Retired Educator

Jim Shulman, Executive Director on the Council for Aging

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