Advisory Committee

Robert G. Rosenbaum, Ed.D, Chair

 

- Goodwill Industries-Knoxville, Inc., representing work centers serving people with disabilities

Karen Conway

 

- TN Department of General Services

Timothy A. Drown

 

- TN Department of Finance and Administration

Angella Broussard-Chrisman

 

- TN Department of Human Services

Mark Liverman

 

- TN Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Meghann M. Galland

 

- TN Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Conya Mull

 

- UnitedHealthcare- representing the business community

Doria Panvini

 

- parent of a child with disabilities, or an individual with disabilities;

The state Certification Committee, representing the Department of Finance and Administration, the Department of General Services, the Office of the Comptroller of the State Treasury, and TRICOR, evaluates every product and service CMRA presents for the State Use certification. Members review nonprofit agencies' management credentials and quality-control plans; estimated material, labor, and benefit costs; staffing requirements; price comparisons for at least three similar product lines or services; and other specifications to determine quality and competiveness in pricing before recommending certification.

Certification

Louis Galbreath

 

- Lion’s Volunteer Blind Industries, representing work centers serving the blind