2020-2021 TAPT Board & Advisory Committee

Melissa Garton

2020-2021 TAPT President

Melissa is the Pupil Transportation Coordinator for Dickson County  Schools

113 Sylvis Road

Dickson, TN 37055

Office: 615-740-5970
Cell: 615-642-9027
mgarton@dcbe.org

 

Dickson  County is a school board owned
transportation system.

Dickson District Web Site

Dawn Cox
Chairperson of the TAPT Board

TAPT Region 5 Director

Dawn is the Pupil Transportation Coordinator for Loudon County Schools

100 River Road, Loudon, TN 37774

Office: 865-458-5411 ex 1014
Cell: 865-740-4818

Loudon County Pupil Transportation service is outsourced to several private contractors.

Loudon District Web Site

Michael D.  Lee
2020-2021  President-Elect

Michael is the Executive Director of

Transportation in Metro-Nashville

336 Woodycrest Avenue
Nashville, TN 37210

Office: 615-313-0404
Cell: 615-336-8347
michael.d.lee@mnps.org

Metro-Nashville  is a school board
owned transportation system.

Nashville District Web Site

Dewayne Ferrell

TAPT Director-at-Large
TAPT Trade Show Coordinator

Fleet Operations  Manager
Metro-Nashville Schools

336 Woodycrest Avenue
Nashville, TN 37210

Mobile: 615-456-1719

dewayne.ferrell@mnps.org

Metro-Nashville  is a school board
owned transportation system.

Nashville District Web Site

Tim Maynard
TAPT Region 1 Director

Tim is the Transportation Supervisor
for Obion County Schools.

 

802 C. C. Gurien Drive Suite 1
Troy, TN 38260
Office: 731-536-4694
Cell: 731-225-7987

Obion County is

a School Board owned
Transportation System.


Obion County Web Site
 

Eric Watkins

TAPT Region 2 Director
Transportation Director 
Stewart County Schools

 

1031 Spring Street, Dover TN 37058
 

Office: 931-232-7342
Mobile: 931-249-4921

ericwatkins@stewartcountyschools.org

Stewart  County is a school board owned transportation system.


Stewart District Web Site

Tracey Richardson
TAPT Region 3 Interim
 Director
Transportation Route and Operations Manager/ Special Education
Sumner County Schools

 

Larry Riggsbee Support Services Building 1500 Airport Rd
Gallatin, TN 37066

Office: 615-452-1520
Mobile: 615-566-2337
tracey.richardson@sumnerschools.org

Sumner County is a
school board owned

transportation system.

Sumner County Schools Web Site
 

Kim Bradford

TAPT Region 4 Director
Transportation Director 
Putnam County Schools

 

515 E. Veterans Dr.
Cookeville TN 38501

Office: 931-526-9342
Mobile: 931-252-4677

kbradford@pcsstn.com

  Putnam County is a
school board owned

transportation system.
Putnam District Web site

TAPT Region 6 Director

TBA.

Diane Elder

 Director of Schools 
Pickett County Schools

 

2141 Skyline Drive
Byrdstown, TN 38549

Office: 931-864-3123
Mobile: 931-510-6510

diane.elder@pickettk12.net

Pickett County is a

school board owned

transportation system.

Pickett County Web Site

Derek Henderson, CSPT

Transportation Supervisor
Roane County Schools

 

105 Bluff Road

Kingston TN 37763

Office: 865-590-0153
Mobile: 865-399-6051

dhenderson@roaneschools.com

  Roane  County is a
school board owned

transportation system
Roane County Schools

 

Ryan Dillingham

Director of Transportationr
Knox  County Schools

Andrew Johnson Building

4th Floor
912 Gay Street

Knoxville, TN 37902

Office: 865-594-1532
Cell: 865-385-2401
ryan.dillingham
@knoxschools.org

Knox  County is a
Private Contractor

Transportation System
Knox County

 

Lieutenant Ray Robinson
TAPT State Advisor

Director of Pupil
Transportation Services

TN Department of Safety
& Homeland Security

1228 Foster Avenue
Nashville, TN 37243

 

Business: 615-743-4974
Mobile: 615-812-8435
ray.robinson@tn.gov

Joseph Chilton, Director
 Student Transportation
Office of School Safety
and Transportation
Andrew Johnson Tower
 10th floor
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243
Joseph.Chilton@tn.gov
(615) 532-1699