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Name: Pershing, Karen
Oath: View Oath
Board: Tennessee Opioid Abatement Council
Position ID: 4690
Vacancy Status: Not Vacant
Address 1: 4930 Lyons View Pike
Address 2:
City: Knoxville
Zip: 37919
County: Knox
Phone 865-607-2935
House District: 13
Senate District: 6
Race: Caucasian
Sex: F
Term: 8/13/2021 - 6/30/2025 *Member is required to serve until successor qualifies.
Qualifications: Voting members must be residents of this state and have expertise and a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in public health policy, medicine, substance use disorder and addiction treatment, mental health services, drug misuse prevention programs, or drug court diversion or other programs in which people with substance use disorders interact with first responders, law enforcement, or the criminal justice system. A member shall not serve more than two (2) terms consecutively but may be reappointed to the council after not serving as a member for two (2) or more years.
Appointed By: Senate Speaker