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Elected Officials Academy

The Elected Officials Academy (EOA) is a program designed exclusively for municipal elected officials.

Level I

Level I course content covers various aspects of municipal leadership and topics such as charters, ethics, open records, municipal finance, strategic planning, and more! The Level I program is offered virtually on an annual basis and additional programs are scheduled in line with municipal election cycles. 

The 2022 Level I program took place in January. The next offering is planned for winter 2023.


Contact Doug Brown, Training Coordinator, (865) 974-9140.


Level II

Level II topics include human resources, fire, police, public works, and risk management. Level II is usually offered in conjunction with the TML Annual Conference.

EOA Level II will take place at the 2022 TML Annual Conference in Gatlinburg, August 12-13, 2022

To register:

Contact Doug Brown, Training Coordinator, (865) 974-9140.


EOA Program Leads

Registration: Contact Doug Brown, Training Coordinator, (865) 974-9140.

Level I: Johanna Owenby, Training Consultant, (865) 974-9858. 

Level II: Yolanda Dillard, Training Consultant, (901) 410-5386. 

Elected Officials Academy Brochure