Board of Directors
The Knox County Emergency Communications District is an independent political body created under Tennessee State Law and as authorized by referendum by the voters of Knox County, Tennessee. The district is charged with providing emergency 9-1-1 telephone access and emergency dispatching service. To this end, the district employs 78 persons who are trained in this discipline, and in the necessary managerial and technical support services.
The district operates state of the art communication systems including a modern 9-1-1 center, computer aided dispatch system, and a county-wide radio network serving more than 2000 users. The district is managed by a full time executive director and staff. Oversight is provided by an eleven member board, the makeup of which is dictated by state law.
Members of the Knox County Emergency Communications District Board of Directors:
Glenn Jacobs, Chair, County Mayor
Indya Kincannon, Vice-Chair, City Mayor
John Fugate, Finance Chair, Citizen’s Representative
Stan Sharp, Personnel Chair, Fire Chief
Tom Spangler, Personnel Committee, Knox Co. Sheriff
Eve Thomas, Finance Committee, Police Chief
Daron Long, Finance Committee, Citizen’s Representative
Justin Biggs, Personnel Committee, Citizen’s Representative
Ken Knight, Finance Committee, Citizen’s Representative
Brian Gard, Personnel Committee, Citizen’s Representative
Nikitia Thompson, Finance Committee, Citizen’s Representative
Board Meetings Calendar
All meetings, unless otherwise notified, to be held at 605 Bernard Avenue in the Multi-Purpose Room and will Begin at 8:30 a.m.