Blount County SURJ Leadership Team Members
Doug Gamble is a graduate of Maryville High School and Maryville College and has lived in Blount County for a long time. He is retired from the staff of the Union of Needletrades, Industrial, and Textile Employees (UNITE) and lives in Wildwood.
Nina Gregg consults with education, non-profit and social justice organizations on governance, strategy and inclusion. She lives on a small farm in Blount County.
Melissa Preast is a Human Resources professional passionate about learning and development, especially coaching for inclusion. She has lived in or near Blount County for over 20 years.
Jacob Williams is originally from Cleveland, Tennessee. Jacob is a recent graduate of Maryville College who studied economic development and the implications of poverty on education systems. Now a Knoxville resident, Jacob works in the community as a legal administrator and hopes to support equal representation for as many clients as possible.