Connecting Sumner County hearts to the places and spaces that shape our identity

President, Deanne DeWitt

Deanne is a passionate and determined community development leader. After receiving her Engineering degree from University of Illinois, Deanne spent 15 years with IBM Business Consulting Services. Deanne currently supports numerous local non-profit programs, always looking to build connections and offer valuable solutions.

Secretary, Kerri Ross

Kerri is an Architectural Historian for HNTB, a national leader in transportation infrastructure. Prior to moving to Nashville, she acquired her Master’s degree in Historic Preservation and Conservation from the College of Charleston in South Carolina. She gained board experience working for Charleston’s Board of Architectural Review, a government entity dedicated to the preserving architecturally significant structures and neighborhoods. Kerri spends much of her free time with Volunteer Equine Advocates – New Day horse rescue in Gallatin.

Treasurer, Matt Stamper

Matt Stamper owns a CPA firm in Hendersonville and has served as Alderman and Vice Mayor of Hendersonville. He is also the Associate Pastor at First Baptist Church in Ridgetop, TN. His hobbies include enjoying sports, spending time with family and reading. Matt has served as Treasurer for many civic organizations over the years.

Vice President, Dariah Scott

Dariah is a full-time community advocate as well.  She earned a degree in Sociology, a subset of History, from the University of Oregon in 1999.  Dariah has put her skills to work in sales and marketing in the tech industry, as a full-time educator and as an appointed and elected board member for many organizations over the years.  Her family relocated from northern Nevada to Sumner County in 2020 and she is excited to put her love of history and people to work for our community in an area filled with rich and long standing history.