Center of Hope
931-840-0916 ext. 201
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P.O. Box 1961
Columbia, TN 38402
Organization Details

Board Chair

Board Chair Mrs. Dawn Gray
Company Affiliation Travelers Insurance
Term January 2021 to December 2022

Board of Directors

Board Members
Name Affiliation Status
Treina Blair TAP Voting
Ms. Kristin Coggin Farm Bureau Rural Health Voting
Dawn Gray Travelers Insurance Voting
Mr. Jonathan Hardison Columbia Police Department Voting
Mr. Jeremy McCoy Voting
Beverly Mitchell Retired Professor Voting
Sarah Richardson Voting
Mr Jared Sweeney Tennessee Aluminum Processors Voting

Advisory Board Members
Name Affiliation Status
Janet Earwood Retired NonVoting
Regina Rummage Ginger's Hair Salon NonVoting
Mary Shannon Edward Jones NonVoting
Kathy Tucker Tennessee Aluminum Processors NonVoting
Barbara Walker Attorney/Mediator NonVoting


Board Term Lengths 3.00 years
Board Term Limits 2
Board Meeting Attendance % 90%
Does the organization have written Board Selection Criteria? No
Does the organization have a written Conflict of Interest Policy? Yes
Percentage Making Monetary Contributions 60%
Percentage of Board Members making In-Kind Contributions 40%
Does the Board include Client Representation? Info Not Provided
Number of Full Board Meetings Annually 10

Standing Committees

Project Oversight
Special Events (Golf Tournament, Walk / Run, Silent Auction, Dinner / Gala)

Risk Management Provisions

Commercial General Insurance
Commercial General Liability
Directors and Officers Policy
General Property Coverage
Special Event Liability
Workers Compensation and Employers' Liability

CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments

In November 2017, at the request of the Office of Criminal Justice Programs (OCJP), Center of Hope expanded its geographic footprint to provide services to include Giles, Lawrence and Wayne Counties in south central Middle Tennessee. Services were available February 15, 2018. Individuals and families in all four counties have access to supportive services to include therapeutic counseling, sexual assault victim advocacy, child advocacy, court advocacy, material assistance, support groups and case management.