Board of Directors


Volunteer service is the cornerstone of philanthropy. We invite all AFP members to become part of the Board of Directors and a part of the multiple committees that govern the chapter. Email AFP at if you are interested in serving.


Gerald Brown, President

CEO, Dismas House

Valerie Cordero, Treasurer

Director of Development, Families for Depression Awareness

George Crook, Board Member at Large

Development Director, Salama Ministries

Dawn Eaton, Board Member at Large

CEO, The Family Center

Chelsea Freemon, VP Communications

Director of Grants, Tennessee Performing Arts Center

Renee Thompson, VP Programs                                                                              

Director of Philanthropy, Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee               

Deena Turner, Secretary

Director of Major Gifts, Nashville Rescue Mission

Art Woods, Immediate Past President

President, Healing Hands International


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