President and Chief Executive Officer, Terry Williams

Terry participates on the Board as President and Chief Executive Officer, she is the also one of the founding members of TCG Health Connect, and has served as CEO since it’s conception. Now will take on various new duties with the Board of Directors. Terry is a graduate of MTSU with a Master of Science, and undergraduate of TSU with a dual degree in Information Technology and Organizational Leadership.

Vice-President, Dawana Wade

Dawana is CEO of Salama Urban Ministries . She is a graduate of Austin Peay University with a degree in Psychology, and a Masters Degree in Civic Leadership from Lipscomb. From its conception Dawana has served as a mentor to TCG Health Connect and continues to support the leadership.

Board Member, Celestia Ware III

Celestia Ware III, FCLS, MCJ, CISR, Ware Enterprise LLC, is a Graduate of Kentucky State University with a BS degree in Criminal Justice and Master’s degree from Tennessee State University and Middle Tennessee State University in Criminal Justice Administration. He has supported the organization as a consultant and now serves as a board member.

Board Member Katie Bauer, a Young Leader’s Council Intern

Katie joins TCG as our 2022 Young Leader’s Council Intern for one year. Kate is a Senior Digital Manager at Calvert Street Group with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from Purdue University. She has worked alongside organizations to develop marketing tools, execute digital, and communication strategies to for the last 5 years, and won awards for her work.

Jennifer Johnson, is a Founding Board Member and President Emeritus,  Centers for Disease Control (Ms. Johnson served in a personal capacity as Board President)

Board Secretary and Vice President, Amanda Newell, Tennessee Hospital Association, Emeritus 

Board Member, Felisha Cannon, Adjunct Faculty, Watkins School of Art, Emeritus 

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