Planning Staff

All staff are available to assist with inquiries and can be reached via phone or email. If you are not sure who to contact, call (865) 215-2500 or email us at and your question will be directed to the staff who can best assist you.

Alex ZendelGIS Analyst IIGIS analysis and map production, database management, web application development865-215-3510
Ally KetronCommunications & Outreach SpecialistCommunications, outreach865-215-3234
Amy Brooks, AICPPlanning Services ManagerPlanning Services Manager865-215-4001
Andrea Kupfer, AICPGIS OperatorAddressing and street naming865-215-3797
Craig LuebkeTransportation PlannerTransportation Improvement Program (TIP), Mobility Plan, performance metrics865-215-3825
Debbie MitchellAdministrative Assistant IOffice administration, library865-215-3511
Donna HillGIS SpecialistAddressing and street naming865-215-3872
Dori CaronAdministrative Assistant II/SpecialistPlanning Commission Administration865-215-2694
Doug BurtonPrincipal PlannerPublic transit, downtown transportation, Title VI865-215-3824
Ellen Zavisca, PTPPrincipal PlannerPedestrian and greenway planning, Safe Routes to School865-215-4014
Emily DillsPlanning Technician IIPlat review865-215-4186
Gerald Green, AICPExecutive DirectorExecutive Director865-215-3758
James ReedGIS OperatorPlat review, addressing and street naming865-215-3085
Jeff Welch, AICPTransportation Planning Organization DirectorTransportation Planning Manager/TPO Director865-215-3790
Josh AndersonWebmaster/Graphic DesignerWebsite development, content management, graphic design865-215-3814
Kelli ByardGraphic DesignerGraphic design865-215-3817
Laura EdmondsAdministrative Assistant IIPlanning Commission administration865-215-2506
Lindsay CrockettPlannerHistoric zoning865-215-3795
Liz Albertson, AICPSenior Planner Sector plans, rezonings865-215-3804
Marc PaynePlanning Technician ICustomer service desk, staff support865-215-3793
Michelle Portier, AICPPlannerSector plans, rezoning, special studies865-215-3821
Mike Conger, PESenior Transportation EngineerTransportation system modeling, traffic counts, traffic studies, air quality, ITS865-215-3813
Mike Reynolds, AICPSenior PlannerDowntown design review, development plan review, zoning865-215-3827
Nick SchoenbornGIS Analyst IGIS analysis and map production, database management865-215-3805
Savannah RobertsonSmart Trips CoordinatorSmart Trips865-215-2916
Sherry MichienziPlanning Technician ICustomer service desk, meeting administration865-215-2505
Tarren BarrettTransportation EngineerDevelopment and traffic impact review, goods movement, incident management, congestion management865-215-3826
Terry Gilhula, PhDInformation Services ManagerInformation and Research Manager, development data, demographics, library 865-215-3819
Tina PiattFinance Officer IGrants management, financial reporting, human resources865-215-3638
Tom Brechko, AICPPrincipal PlannerSubdivision and development plan review, TTCDA 865-215-3794