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Iris 2019-09-06T09:59:34-05:00

THE IRIS SOCIETY

The Iris Society honors donors who contribute $1,000 or more within a calendar year. Like irises, we are known for our resilience. Like so many of our clients, partners, and community members, we are faced with seemingly insurmountable obstacles every day. We just keep working, and we could not do so without our supporters. Their generosity and compassion allow us the opportunity to fight for the dignity, independence, and opportunity for all Tennesseans.

IRIS SOCIETY MEMBERS

Ronette Adams-Taylor*
William H. Agee
Karen & Larry Ahern
Vic Alexander
Edgar & Kathi Allen*
Kathryn Anderson
Pam Auble & Michael Engle
Paula & Bill Barkley
Keith Barnes*
Jane Beasley
Kathryn Beasley & Christopher Farrell*
Sarah Beasley & Jason Morris
Samuel Beckman
Margaret Behm & Harlan Dodson, III
Shaun M. Bennett
David Berger
Marvin Berry, Jr.
Robb Bigelow
Frank & Melissa Bloch
Charles Robert Bone
Alexander & Jean Bonnyman
Rev. Anne B. Bonnyman
Dr. Brian and Ms. Jean Bonnyman*
Gordon & Hon. Claudia Bonnyman
Dr. Houston Bonnyman
Virginia & Brant Bousquet
Robert & Anne Brandt
Iris W. Buhl
Martin & Mary Liz Burns
Dave Ettinger & Kitty Calhoon
Sumter Camp & Sherry Knott*
David & Rebecca McKelvey Castañeda
Richard & Vicki Chambers
Nicky & James H. Cheek III
Stewart & Louise Clifton
Al Cocke
Heleny Cook
Sandra Keifert & Peter Coughlan
Mary Bell Crossman
Amelia Crotwell & Michael Mailahn
Katie & Kevin Crumbo
John & Joy Day
John & Natasha Deane
Matt & Beth Deeb
Edwin DeMoss
Regina & James Derzon
Wallace & Lee Dietz
Jason & Kristin Keely Dinger
Jacqueline B. Dixon
Bonnie Dow*
Marshall & Michelle Eakin
Mark Edwards
Sherie Edwards
Shannon Coleman Egle
Jason Ehrlinspiel
Jim & Betty Emison
Don Enright & Cheryl Lee Rowley

Richard Eskind
David Esquivel
Mary Falls
Alex & Terry Fardon
Dale Farran
Deborah & John Farringer*
Mary Flipse & Todd Dirksen
William H. Freeman
Ms. Patricia & Dr. Thomas Frist, Jr.
Diana Gallaher
Michael Gardner
Amy & Frank Garrison
Mark & Nan Gaylord
Rita Geier
Harris A. Gilbert
Nate and Lillian Gilmer*
Luvell Glanton
John & Mary Green*
Riney & Lynn Green
Joe & Desa Haase*
David & Ann Hake
Susan & Charlie Hale*
Miriam Harmatz
Ruth Ann & Bill Harnisch
Dr. Ada D. Hayes
Sharon Hels
Roy & Nancy Miller Herron
Barbara J. Hill
Hon. Janice Holder
Gregg Horowitz & Ellen Levy
Martha Ingram
Judy Johnson
Michael & Barbara Johnson
Michele Johnson & Jeff Hill
Victor S. Johnson III
Julie & Heath Jones
Dustin & Sumita Keller
David King
Robin & Bill King
Hon. Walter Kurtz
Ed Lanquist
James LeJeune
Jan Abby Liff
Samuel & Mary Ann Lipshie
Alex MacKay & Eric Lease
Monica Mackie
Matt & Helena MacLean
Nancy Fraas MacLean
Neil & Maureen McBride
Conn & Betty McConnell
Miriam McFadden
Bill & Sally Meadows
Patricia Meadows
Ken & Lynn Melkus
Drs. Bob & Bonnie Miller*
Christine Modiser & Marsha Williams
Mika Moser*
Marlene & Robert M. Moses
Dr. John Newman &
Rebecca Lyford

Gudger & Mary Nichols
Michael & Linda O’Neal
Bill & Kathy Orzechowski
John & Erica Orzechowski*
Russell Overby & Sara Smith
George & Ophelia T. Paine
Susan & Tom Parker
Dr. Douglas & Ms. Anna Pearce*
Kathryn Petit & Timothy Carnessale
Dr. James Powers & Ms. Martha Wettemann
Scott & Donna Preston
John & Beverly Putz
Tanya Radic
Allen & Jimmie Lynn Ramsaur
Jan & Jim Ramsey
Brenda & Colin Reed
Todd Rolapp
Don & Linda Rubright
Andy & Robin Schneider
King & Judy Self
Ray & Phyllis Sells
Laura Sell
Joan B. Shayne
Phillis Isabella Sheppard
Michael & Lisa Shmerling
Jacqueline Shrago
Dr. Buzz Sienknecht & Ms. Sharon Bandy
Edward Silva
John Sloop
Geoffrey & Sally Smallwood
Drs. Buntwal N. & Sumedha N. Somayaji
Joe & Joanne Sowell
Shirley & Stuart Speyer
Dr. Isabel & Mr. Brooke Stanley
David Super
Elizabeth & Tom Surface
Matt & Judy Sweeney
Don & Kristin Taylor
Jerry Taylor*
Steve & Jeanne Thomas
Bob & Mary Battle Thompson
Gregory Thurman
John & Sandee Tishler*
Bob & Susan Tuke
John Vail
Phillippe & Katherine Villers
Hon. Gary Wade
Bill & Janet Warfield
Rob & Michelle Watkins
H.G. & Nina Webb
Bill & Pam West
Dr. Jule West & Mr. David West
Peggy West
Dranda Whaley*
Crissy Wieck & Matt Wiltshire
Susan & Ashley Wiltshire
Charles & Sally Womack
Kinika Young*

* = also a Sustaining Stars Member

JOIN THE IRIS SOCIETY TODAY

Their generosity and compassion allow us the opportunity to fight for the perseverance of dignity, independence, equality, life, and justice for vulnerable Tennesseans. The Iris Society was created to honor donors who contribute $1,000 or more within a calendar year. Like Irises, we are known for our resilience. We are faced with insurmountable obstacles every day. And yet, we continue to fight an increasingly difficult battle for Tennesseans. We could not do so without our supporters.

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  • EXCLUSIVE COMMUNICATION WITH TJC LEADERSHIP

  • RECOGNITION ON TJC MATERIALS AND PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL

  • PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

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