VOL. 117 | NO. 171 | Wednesday, September 24, 2003
Realtors Association Announces President, Board
MAAR Confirms Officers, Board Members
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors confirmed
president-elect Bob Turner as 2004 president and elected Sue Stinson-Turner
as 2004 president-elect. Neil Hubbard is 2004 vice president and Tommie
Criswell-Jones is secretary/treasurer. In addition, MAAR elected the
following new members to its board of directors: Jeanene Lawhead, Richard
Kelsey, Regina Hubbard, Gail French and Nancy Guy.
Charles T. Tuggle, chairman and chief executive
officer of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC, joined the
management team of FTN Financial as executive vice president of risk management
and business development. Tuggle has been with Baker Donelson for 30 years and
served as CEO from 1988 to 1993 and from 1998 to present. He earned an
undergraduate degree from Rhodes College and a law degree from Emory
Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South announced Beverly
Sanders Gates and Mark Sullivan were elected to the groups board of
directors for the 2003-2004 fiscal year. In addition, Junior Achievement
installed the following officers: Scott Messmore, chair; Philip H.
Rose, vice chair of funding; Mary Bowen, vice chair of education; James
E. Holthouser, vice chair of special events and marketing; Beverly
Sanders Gates, corporate secretary; Max A. Piwonka, treasurer; and Michael
L. Ducker, national board representative.
Kim Stein joined Trammell Crow Memphis as a leasing
associate focusing on landlord representation in the Memphis area. Stein has
more than eight years of experience in commercial real estate management,
marketing and leasing. She most recently worked with Insignia/ESG.
Tim Mashburn joined Trammell Crow Memphis as an
associate for Corporate Advisory Services. Mashburn recently graduated from The
University of Mississippi.
The National Association of Women in Construction elected
the following members to its board of directors: Barbara Putt, Tamara
Burton, Karen Dexter and Debbie Smith. Past president Kathy
Haynes was selected to serve as membership chair for the region, which
includes Arkansas, Mississippi, Southern Tennessee and Louisiana.
Former Shelby County Mayor Jim Rout was named to the
board of the Memphis Shelby County Humane Society. According to the
organization, Rout was instrumental in securing land in Shelby Farms for a new
home for the group. The society hopes to break ground in October.
Carol and Al LaRocca were presented with the Jim Rout
Animal Humanitarian Award by the Memphis Shelby County Humane Society at the
groups annual Paw Prints party.
Carol LaRocca has served as board president for three years,
and Al LaRocca is chairman of the building committee and co-chairman of the
capital campaign. The award was named for Rout, who was the first recipient of
the award in 2002.
Dr. James Adams was named medical director of the
Baptist Cancer Institute Radiation Oncology Center. Adams has been with the
center since 2000, and previously held a private practice in Corpus Christi,
Texas. He earned a medical degree from the University of Alabama School of
Medicine in Birmingham.
Rodger Parker was named Hero of the Year for 2003 by
the National Association of Letter Carriers. Parker, son of Memphis Postmaster
Butch Parker, was honored in a ceremony Tuesday by the United States Postal
Service and the city of Germantown for rescuing two people from a truck that
had run off the road and was sinking into a lake. Germantown Mayor Sharon
Goldsworthy issued a proclamation declaring Sept. 23 Rodger Parker Day.