The Muse Knoxville is a non-profit organization that serves to inspire and empower children through transformative learning experiences.

Our effective service depends on the leadership of community members in important roles as part of the Board of Directors and various committees.  These leaders work in collaboration with Muse staff and other volunteers to make the mission a reality in the Knoxville community and beyond.  


Kristy Altman
Community Director, Connect Knox (A Leadership Knoxville Initiative)

Brandon Bruce
COO, Cirrus Insight

Justin Couch
Wizard, Justin Couch Design

Ryan Dobbs
Vice President, Barber McMurry

Gerald Green
Executive Director, Metropolitan Planning Commission

Dr. Al Hazari
UTK Department of Chemistry, retired

Dr. Ameeta Lall, Chair
Physician, East TN Children’s Hospital

Christopher Lambert
Relationship Manager, The Trust Co.

Andy Lowe, Chair-Elect
Knoxville Market Leader, Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain PC

Courtney Manrod, Secretary
ORNL, retired

Laney Palmieri
Sr. Director of Operations, Visit Knoxville

Brandon Parks
Director of Construction Operations, Pilot Travel Centers

Lee A. Popkin
Attorney, Long, Ragsdale, and Waters

Brook Dennard Rosser, Ed.D.
Talent Acquisition and Retention, Knox County Schools

Stephen M. Russell, Treasurer
Vice President & Trust Officer, First Tennessee Bank

Tami Russell
Science Instructional Coach, Knox County Schools

Jamie Singer
Consultant and Research Chemist

Interested in getting involved?  Please consider taking part on one of these important committees:


If you would like to know more about how to serve, please email:

[email protected]