Board Members

  • The Washington County School Board consists of nine elected members from three political districts. In recognition of their efforts in providing leadership and direction for the improving school program, this group was honored as the Tennessee School Board of the Year by the Tennessee School Boards Association in 2007. The Washington County Board of Education has been recognized by TSBA as a Board of Distinction since 1998.

    Student Board Members Bios

  • Annette BuchananAnnette Buchanan, District 1
    TSBA Level 4

    Vice-Chairman

    buchanana@wcde.org
    Cell: 423.426.2706


    Annette Buchanan was elected to the Washington County Board of Education in 2014 to represent the First District. She is a 1993 graduate of David Crockett High School. She received a BS in Education from East Tennessee State University in 1997. She taught for six years at Jonesborough Middle School before choosing to become a stay-at-home mother. Mrs. Buchanan is an active member of Cherry Grove Baptist Church where she chairs the backpack ministry, teaches a pre-school Sunday School Class, and serves on the youth advisory council. Annette is married to Mike Buchanan, and they have three children, Hannah, Sadie, and Parker.

     

  • Mary Beth DellingerMary Beth Dellinger, District 2
    TSBA Level 3

    dellingerm@wcde.org

    Mary Beth Dellinger was elected in 2016 to represent the Second District. She is a graduate of David Crockett High School, received a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from East Tennessee State University, and has a Master’s Degree in Education from Tusculum University. Mrs. Dellinger retired from the Washington County School System in 2012 after 35 years of teaching at Lamar and Gray Elementary Schools. Following retirement, Mrs. Dellinger worked as a Student Teacher Supervisor at ETSU. She is married to Terry Dellinger.

     

  • Keith ErvinKeith Ervin, District 1
    TSBA Level 4

     
    Mr. Ervin was elected in 2006 to represent the First District. He graduated from David Crockett High School in 1984. He is a member of Bethesda Methodist Church. A self-employed dairy farmer, Keith serves on the Board of Directors of the Washington County Farm Bureau and has served as member of the State Advisory Committee. He has two daughters, Ashley and Brooke, both graduates of David Crockett High School.



     
  • Chad FleenorChad Fleenor, District 3
    TSBA Level 3

    fleenorc@wcde.org

    Chad Fleenor was elected to the Washington County Board of Education in 2018 to represent the Third District. He was born and raised in Boones Creek and is a graduate of Daniel Boone High School. He and his family currently live in the Boones Creek Community on his family’s farm. He is a deacon at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Johnson City and a co-owner of Volunteer Stockyards in Greeneville. He is also a realtor, auctioneer, farmer, and most importantly, a father to his two kids Jack and Lilly and a husband to his wonderful wife, Janee. His children currently go to Boones Creek Elementary School and Daniel Boone High School. He is also involved in the Washington County Cattlemen’s Association, Washington County Agriculture Committee, Washington County/UT Extension Agriculture Advisory Board, and a former advisor for Farm Credit.

  • David HammondDavid Hammond, District 3
    TSBA Level 4

    hammonddavid30@gmail.com

    Mr. Hammond was elected in 2010 to represent the Third District. He graduated from Unicoi County High School and attended ETSU before graduating from the Gemological Institute of America.  Mr. Hammond operates Hammond Management, a commercial and apartment rental company. Mr. Hammond is also licensed in Health and Life Insurance. He is a former board member of the Northeast Tennessee Regional Character Counts Advisory Board and a delegate to the Washington County Republican Party. Mr. Hammond is past president of Boones Creek Elementary School and Boones Creek Middle School PTO. He is a member of Boones Creek Christian Church.  His daughter Emma attends Daniel Boone High School and daughter Kennedy attends Boones Creek Elementary.

     

  • Gregg HuddlestoneGregg Huddlestone, District 3
    TSBA Level 1

    huddlestoneg@wcde.org

    Gregg Huddlestone was elected to the Washington County School Board to represent the 3rd district. He is a graduate of Wittenberg University where he received his bachelor’s degree in psychology. He continued his studies at the University of South Florida where he received his master’s degree in counseling. He then finished his education at Florida Atlantic University where he obtained his certification as a K-6 teacher. Mr. Huddlestone retired from teaching after 43 years, most as a kindergarten teacher. He was twice chosen as teacher of the year. Currently, he is a reader for pre-k children at Mountain View Baptist Church as well as a reader to students at Woodland Elementary in Johnson City. He also enjoys tutoring students in grades 5-8 in math. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Washington County Retired Teachers Association as well as being a member of a men’s choral group and a senior’s choral ensemble. He is also a regular cast member of the Jonesborough storytelling radio show. He enjoys bowling and playing chess. He is married to Robin, also a retired teacher. They have three adult children and one adult God-daughter. They have ten grandchildren, one of which resides in Washington County and attends Boones Creek Elementary.

  • Mike MastersMike Masters, District 2
    TSBA Level 4

    Chairman

    mastersm@wcde.org

    Mr. Masters was elected in 2014 to represent the Third District and was re-elected in 2020 to represent the 2nd District. He attended Daniel Boone High School and graduated in 1982. He and his wife live in Sulphur Springs and attend the First Church of the Brethren in Johnson City. He has been in the Commercial Real Estate business for the past 26 years and is currently employed by Keller Williams of Johnson City. He has been married to Kim Masters for the past 37 years, in June. His wife and 3 children, Michael, Mitchell and Mikayla, are all graduates of Daniel Boone High School. He is a new " Poppy" to his first grandson River Scott.

  • Whitney RiddleWhitney Riddle, District 2
    TSBA Level 2

    riddlew@wcde.org

    Whitney Riddle was elected to the Washington County School Board of Education in 2020 to represent the Second District. He is a 1986 graduate of David Crockett High School and received a Bachelor of Business Administration from ETSU in 1991. He is employed at Wolfe Development as a Realtor/Property Manager/Builder. He also owns Riddle Construction and Tristar Handyman and Construction Service. Mr. Riddle has been married to his wife Sheri Riddle for over 31 years and they live in the Sulphur Springs area. They have 3 children, Tyler, Avery and Dylan who are all graduates of Daniel Boone High School and 2 grandchildren, Beau Riddle and Maya Gray. Mr. Riddle has served the community coaching both boys and girls sports for many years. He is honored to serve the parents and children of Washington County.

  • Vince WaltersVince Walters, District 1
    TSBA Level 1

    waltersv@wcde.org

    Vince Walters was elected to the Washington County Board of Education in 2022 to represent the First District. He is a 1994 graduate of David Crockett High School. He is a Criminal Investigator at the Washington County Sheriff's Office where he has proudly served the citizens of Washington County for the last 24 years. He is an active member of his church, assisting with the worship team and Sunday school program. He is an active member of Lamar Ruritan serving his community with his community. Vince is married to Angie, the love of his life, and they have two beautiful daughters, Taylor and Emily, as well as their son in law Andrew. Their children and their son in law are graduates of David Crockett High School and are now engaged in successful careers of their own. Vince and his family are excited to serve the children, parents and teachers of Washington County to make our education program the best that it can be.

Student Board Members

  • Sophie Greear
    Crockett Pioneer

    David Crockett High School

     

  • Reagan Shockley
    Crockett Pioneer

    David Crockett High School

     

  • Allie Johnson
    Daniel Boone Logo

    Daniel Boone High School

     

  • Austin ReedDaniel Boone Logo

    Daniel Boone High School