Rotary Club of Knoxville Elects Its 2024-25 Board of Directors

At its December 19 meeting, the Rotary Club of Knoxville elected its 2024-25 board of directors, to be led by Christopher Lambert, relationship manager at the Trust Company of Tennessee. The board begins its term on July 1, 2023.

Jennifer Sepaniak, president of the Bill Kitt Trust Co. LLC, will serve as vice president. Shannon Holland, an attorney with Holland Law, will be president-elect.  Andrew Murr, vice president at Barge Design Solutions, will serve as club secretary and F. Whitfield Addicks, partner at Addicks CPA Firm LLP, will remain as treasurer and chair of the financial and audit committee. Outgoing president Jim Alexander, director at Acosta Sales and Marketing, will serve as representative of past presidents.

The other 2024-25 board members are Virginia Babb, a realtor with Keller Williams Signature; Sally Boven, retired CEO of Reflective Apparel; Holden Caperton, vice president of procurement operations for First Horizon Bank; Susan Dakak, president of Smart Views, LLC; Todd Moody, an attorney with Hagood, Moody, Hodge PLC; and Annette Winston, a distinguished lecturer (ret.) with the University of Tennessee.

Founded in 1915, the Rotary Club of Knoxville is among the oldest and largest Rotary Clubs in Tennessee. Club members were instrumental in the formation of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and currently sponsor several park projects. The club is also the steward of the Rotary Foundation of Knoxville, which funds college scholarships and special projects.

Rotary International, the world’s first service club, was started in Chicago in 1905. More than 1.4 million members in more than 35,000 clubs in 200 countries volunteer their time and talent to further the Rotary motto “Service Above Self.” Clubs are nonpolitical, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races, and creeds.

Rotary is the world’s largest private source of college scholarships. Each year the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International helps more than 1,000 students to study abroad and serve as cultural ambassadors. Rotary also partners with seven prestigious universities around the world to provide opportunities to earn a master’s degree in peace and conflict resolution.