TVMA Board

The TVMA Board is the collection of members that govern the association. Our Board consists of four officers (President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Secretary) and five members at large. Their name and biography is shown below. Their contact information can be found in the members directory.


Lalia Wison


Lalia Wison works in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Steve VailSteve Vail

Vice-President | Program Chair

Steve works in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

TVMA_BOD_Add PhotoRon Silvera


Ron works in Knoxville, Tennessee.


Mandy HancockMandy Hancock


Mandy works in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

Board Members

TVMA_BOD_Add PhotoChris Beavers


Chris works in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

Robin BrownRobin Brown


Robin works in Antioch, Tennessee. 

Fran ClemmonsFran Clemmons


Fran Clemmons is a Rule 31 Listed Family and Civil Mediator, approved by the TN Supreme Court since 2009. She holds a Master’s Degree of Human Development, Industrial and Organizational Development with over 15 years of HRD experience. Fran is Executive Director of Dove Services, providing Co-Parenting Seminars for divorcing parents with children in Tennessee and she volunteers as a mediator with the CMC. Fran is the Director of Education at Fountainhead College of Technology.

Alan DeBusk - Mediate Tennessee LawAlan DeBusk

Member | Website Administrator

Alan is the owner of Mediate Tennessee Law which complies with Rule 31 mediation and self-determination approaches. He also owns ACD Associates which specializes in website and SEO implementations. His businesses operations are headquartered in Maryville, Tennessee.

TVMA_BOD_Add PhotoDeOssie Dingus


DeOssie works in Knoxville, Tennessee.


TVMA_BOD_Add PhotoCarleton Edmunds


Carleton works in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

TVMA_BOD_Add PhotoDenise Jackson


Denise works in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

TVMA_BOD_Add PhotoNancy Leach


Nancy works in Knoxville, Tennessee.


TVMA_BOD_Jean MunroeJean Munroe

Member | Program Chair

Retired Rule 31 and community mediation trainer. Rule 31 civil, family and domestic violence mediator. Volunteer mediator with CMC. Attorney since 1980; collaborative attorney since 2014. Board member and past President of TVMA. Recipient 2014 Grayfred Gray Public Service in Mediation Award.

TVMA_BOD_Add PhotoWhitney Ray-Dawson

Member | Public Relations Chair

Whitney works in Knoxville, Tennessee. 


TVMA_BOD_Add PhotoJudith Toole


Judith works in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

TVMA_BOD_Jeffrey VincentJeffrey Vincent


Jeffrey Vincent is a Rule 31 Listed Civil Mediator with roots in counseling and conflict resolution. He holds an International Masters Degree of Peace and Development Studies from the United Nations Education and Science Organization's (UNESCO) Chair for a Philosophy of Peace. Jeffrey has had a hand in creating and implementing peer mediation programs in Denver public schools and has facilitated seminars on Peace Education in Germany, Austria, Spain, and the United States. Jeffrey is the Human Resource Manager at The Tomato Head.