Cookeville Public Works Facility 1115 E Spring Street Cookeville, TN 38501
Mike Witt, Chairman Term expires: August 2018
Leslie Sullins Draper Term expires: August 2017
Ron Graves Term expires: August 2020
Mary Dell Sommers Term expires: August 2018
Julia Woodford Term expires: August 2018
Guy Zimmerman, Treasurer
Jeff Fitzpatrick (for Tony Peek)
Rick Woods Director, Leisure Services
Ken Young, Planner, Planning Department
Jaime Nunan- Urban Forester (for Greg Brown)
Douglas L. Airhart, Certified Arborist, Consultant (for Liz Mullins, Dean of Agriculture at Tennessee Tech)
Board members consist of five appointed and six standing members:
Cookeville Public Works director
Cookeville Leisure Services director
Cookeville Community Development director
Cookeville Electric Department director
Appointed board members are required to live inside the Cookeville city limits and may serve no more than two successive terms. Ordinance Number 89107 - Title 13, Chapter 1 of the Cookeville City Code.
The board was established on August 4, 1988 by the City Council. It was recommended by the Cookeville Leisure Services department to deal with problems affecting trees in the City of Cookeville.
Terms: Appointed members - 3 years staggered (after their first term served).
Board members are appointed by the Mayor with City Council approval.