“So much of our future lies in preserving our past.”

President, Deanne DeWitt

Deanne is a full time advocate for our community, elected in 2018 as a Sumner County Commissioner and the one of the original driving forces behind the Comer Barn’s preservation. She serves on numerous local non-profit boards and committees including the Sumner County Historic Commission, Parks Board, Budget Committee and Actors Point Theatre Company. Deanne spent over 15 years in the business consulting industry and frequently relies on her engineering degree from the University of Illinois to identify business and process improvements.

Secretary, Kerri Ross

Kerri is an Architectural Historian for the Tennessee Historical Commission. 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, Meghan Breinig

Meghan is a mom and a project manager for AllianceBernstein with a passion for connecting and supporting her community. Professionally, she uses her background as an electrical engineer to manage large projects and technology implementations. She has been involved in several non-profits, including as a founding member of the board that launched Impact Nashville. Meghan enjoys spending time with her husband and children, exploring healthy, natural living and enjoying all that Sumner county has to offer!

Vice President, April Barker

April is from an old Sumner County family, great granddaughter of Mont Comer, great niece of Guy Comer. She serves our senior community extensively both in her professional capacity (as the Sales & Marketing Manager at Brookdale Gallatin) and her volunteer work (on the Executive Planning Board for The Nashville Walk to End Alzheimers and by founding another local nonprofit to serve the sick and elderly). She attended school at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and is an alumna member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority.

Vice President, Jenna Hunter

Jenna is a proud native of Sumner County. She serves professionally as Director of Business Development at Mason & Associates and Vice President at TriStar Environmental Services, LLC. Jenna serves on several local nonprofit boards including Gallatin Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Board, Senior Citizens of Hendersonville, and Founder & Chair of Geriatric Council of Sumner County. In 2019, she was awarded the Young Professional Impact Award of Sumner County Women Impacting The Community from the Hendersonville Chamber of Commerce. Jenna attended Middle Tennessee State University and enjoys venturing the outdoors and spending time on her farm with her husband and two children.