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Job Duty
The primary function of this committee is to serve as a liaison between the Chapter and the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund.

 

ABWA Info

Joined: 2014


Committees: The Polished Professional \ Education Chair 2017-2018

Profession

Company: Burcham Benefits & A to Z Entertainment



Job Title: Management \ Insurance Broker \ Talent Agent


Type of Company: Employee Benefits for Small Companies \ Booking Talent for Events


Started in: 2002 \ 2016


Phone #: 865-382-9582


Email: marcy@bbenefits.net

 

Job Duty
The members of this committee are responsible for identifying and recommending opportunities that generate capital to sustain the league’s operations and within the guidelines of the Association, Federal and State government.

 

ABWA Info

Joined: December 1999



Board (past): President \ Vice President \ Secretary \ Treasurer 


Committees: The Polished Professional \ Fundraising \ Benevolence 


  Awards: Woman of the Year (2x) \ Top Ten 10 nominee 

Profession

Company: Milks Enterprises, INC \ Bear Land Realty & Auction Company



Job Title: Owner


Type of Company: Plumbing Contractors \ Auction House


Started In: Milks-1981 \ Bear Land-2000


Phone #: 865-453-6624 (Milks)


Email: ddmilks@comcast.net


 

Job Duty
The primary function of this committee is to collaborate with the vice president in maintaining the strength and vitality of the Chapter by organizing and implementing a minimum two membership recruitment campaigns (fall and spring) that will attract new members and/or reclaim former ABWA members, following up with new members enrolled, and co-facilitating new member orientation events. 

 

Karen Chambers

ABWA Info

Joined: April 2000


Board (past): President \ Recording Secretary \ Treasurer


Committees: Professional Development \ Hospitality \ Fundraising \ Membership 

Profession

Company: Mirror Sales Inc



Job Title: Owner 


Type of Company: Promotional Products & Printing


Started in: May 2015


Phone #: 865-363-4618


Email: mirrorsalesinc@aol.com

 

Job Duty
The primary function of this committee is to design, write, publish and distribute the Chapter newsletter to members, District Vice President and to National. 

 

ABWA Info

Joined: February 2014



Board (present): Assistant Treasurer


Board (past): Treasurer 


Committees: Fundraising \ Newsletter


  Awards: Women of the Year \ Business Associate of the Year

Profession

Company: Gatlinburg Event Center


Job Title: Manager


Type of Company: A beautiful event center that is built on top of a mountain ridge facing Le Conte Mtn and Greenbriar Mtn


Started In: Nov 2017


Phone #: 865-850-3742


Email: sherricwebbsmsabwa@gmail.com

 

Job Duty
The primary function of this committee is to deliver business and market relevant programming at each monthly Chapter meeting. 

Jeannie Allen

ABWA Info

Joined: March 1982


Board (past): President \ Vice President \ Secretary \ Treasurer


Committees: Fundraising \ Publicity \ Program \ Membership \ Woman of the Year \ Boss of the Year now Business Associate of the Year \ Scholarship \ Audit & Professional Development


Awards: Woman of the Year (3 times) \ Sevier Chapter Top Ten Candidate to National (1 time)

Profession

Company: Log Cabin Pancake House


Job Title: Business \ Operations Manager


Type of Company: We are a family restaurant in Gatlinburg, specializing in breakfast


Started in: May 2016


Email: jallen6042@charter.net

 

Job Duty
Members of this committee shall coordinate the development of a plan that increases the visibility of the Chapter’s notable initiatives within the community in which the Chapter resides. 

ABWA Info

Joined: July 2015


Committees: Publicity Chair \ Polished Professional

Profession

Company: Your Ticket to Travel



Job Title: Owner \ Travel Agent


Type of Company: Full service travel agency


Phone #: 865-804-4522


Email: yourtickettotravels@gmail.com

 

Job Duty
The Auditing Committee is responsible for auditing the league’s financial records for the term, documenting its findings and providing a final written report to the league’s Executive Board 

Ann Thompson

ABWA Info

Joined: 1985


Board (past): President



Committees: Parliamentarian \ Fundraising \ Basket Auction \ The Polished Professional


Awards: 1988 & 1997 Woman of the Year

Profession

Company: Retired Business Office Education Teacher


Did This For: 33 years



ABWA Info

Joined: December 1999



Board (past): President \ Vice President \ Secretary \ Treasurer 


Committees: The Polished Professional \ Fundraising \ Benevolence 


  Awards: Woman of the Year (2x) \ Top Ten 10 nominee 

Profession

Company: Milks Enterprises, INC \ Bear Land Realty & Auction Company



Job Title: Owner


Type of Company: Plumbing Contractors \ Auction House


Started In: Milks-1981 \ Bear Land-2000


Phone #: 865-453-6624 (Milks)


Email: ddmilks@comcast.net


ABWA Info

Joined: March 2014


Board (current):  Vice President 


Board (past):  Secretary


Awards: 2018 Woman of the Year 


Profession

Company: Comcast Spotlight



Job Title: Account Executive


Type of Company: Cable Television Advertising


Started In: Jan 2012


Phone #: 865-850-1976


Email: theresa_trentham@cable.comcast.com

 

Job Duty
coming soon

Frances Lofton

ABWA Info

Joined: June 2008


Committees: Benevolance Chair 

Profession

Company: Retired Special Education Teacher


Did this for: 46 yrs




 

Job Duty
coming soon

Ann Thompson

ABWA Info

Joined: 1985


Board (past): President



Committees: Parliamentarian \ Fundraising \ Basket Auction \ The Polished Professional


Awards: 1988 & 1997 Woman of the Year

Profession

Company: Retired Business Office Education Teacher


Did This For: 33 years



 

Job Duty
This person updates the ABWA Sevier Website & post on Social Media sites, such as FaceBook

ABWA Info

Joined: March 2017


Committees: Website & Social Media \ The Polished Professional

Profession

Company: Bear Tootin Cabin Rentals



Job Title: Owner \ Manager


Type of Company: Vacation Rental Management \ Provide Rentals for Guest


Started in: January 2012


Phone #: 865-360-8280


Email: beartootin@gmail.com

Ann Thompson

ABWA Info

Joined: 1985


Board (past): President



Committees: Parliamentarian \ Fundraising \ Basket Auction \ The Polished Professional


Awards: 1988 & 1997 Woman of the Year

Profession

Company: Retired Business Office Education Teacher


Did This For: 33 years



ABWA Info

Joined: December 1999



Board (past): President \ Vice President \ Secretary \ Treasurer 


Committees: The Polished Professional \ Fundraising \ Benevolence 


  Awards: Woman of the Year (2x) \ Top Ten 10 nominee 

Profession

Company: Milks Enterprises, INC \ Bear Land Realty & Auction Company



Job Title: Owner


Type of Company: Plumbing Contractors \ Auction House


Started In: Milks-1981 \ Bear Land-2000


Phone #: 865-453-6624 (Milks)


Email: ddmilks@comcast.net


ABWA Info

Joined: March 2017


Committees: Website & Social Media \ The Polished Professional

Profession

Company: Bear Tootin Cabin Rentals



Job Title: Owner \ Manager


Type of Company: Vacation Rental Management \ Provide Rentals for Guest


Started in: January 2012


Phone #: 865-360-8280


Email: beartootin@gmail.com

ABWA Info

Joined: 2014


Committees: The Polished Professional \ Education Chair 2017-2018

Profession

Company: Burcham Benefits & A to Z Entertainment



Job Title: Management \ Insurance Broker \ Talent Agent


Type of Company: Employee Benefits for Small Companies \ Booking Talent for Events


Started in: 2002 \ 2016


Phone #: 865-382-9582


Email: marcy@bbenefits.net

ABWA Info

Joined: February 2014



Board (present): Assistant Treasurer


Board (past): Treasurer 


Committees: Fundraising \ Newsletter


  Awards: Women of the Year \ Business Associate of the Year

Profession

Company: Gatlinburg Event Center


Job Title: Manager


Type of Company: A beautiful event center that is built on top of a mountain ridge facing Le Conte Mtn and Greenbriar Mtn


Started In: Nov 2017


Phone #: 865-850-3742


Email: sherricwebbsmsabwa@gmail.com

ABWA Info

Joined: April 2011


Board (current): President


Board (past): Vice President 


Committees: Polished Professional \ Scholarship 


Awards: Top Ten Designate

Profession

Company: Johnson Pest Control


Job Title: Owner 


Type of Company: General Termite and Pest Control


Started in: 1984


Phone #: 865-453-7587



Email: tammysj@me.com

ABWA Info

Joined: July 2015


Committees: Publicity Chair \ Polished Professional

Profession

Company: Your Ticket to Travel



Job Title: Owner \ Travel Agent


Type of Company: Full service travel agency


Phone #: 865-804-4522


Email: yourtickettotravels@gmail.com