East Tennessee Human Resources Agency Policy Council

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The East Tennessee Human Resources Agency (ETHRA) provides local governments with a delivery system for the development of human resources and operates service delivery programs on behalf of local governments. This agency is supported with federal, state, local and private funds in the East Tennessee region.

The Policy Council adopts bylaws and amendments to bylaws; appoints persons to senior staff positions, determines personnel, fiscal, and program policies; and approves overall program plans and priorities.


The Policy Council consists of at least 34 members, including at least two positions from the 16 counties in the East Tennessee region and two members of the Tennessee General Assembly. The terms are for one year except for the two members of the Tennessee General Assembly. They serve two years.


The Policy Council meets at 10:30 a.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at the ETHRA offices located at  9111 Cross Park Drive, Conference Room D-100.


Includes at least two positions from these 16 counties

Anderson County

Blount County
Campbell County
Claiborne County
Cocke County
Grainger County
Hamblen County
Jefferson County
Knox County 
Loudon County
Monroe County
Morgan County
Roane County
Scott County
Sevier County
Union County

State Senate
Senator Richard Briggs

State Representative
Representative Jeremy Faison