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cathy scott, President

Cathy Scott brings a rich background in fund development and educational advancement to her new role as the fourth president of Bible in the Schools.

In the past few years, Cathy has served as a corporate sales consultant with the Maclellan Foundation, a professional grant writer and educational advancement consultant, the director of development at Chattanooga Christian School, and in teaching roles at Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church, as well as in the Dade County public school system.

Cathy is a graduate of Covenant College and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education and a Master's of Educational Leadership degree from the Covenant College Graduate School of Education. Cathy brings 16 years of experience working with schools. She is a certified and licensed educator in both the State of Tennessee and Georgia and holds an All Levels Principal certification with ACSI.

A native of South Africa, she grew up in a family and home in which leadership, organizational management, and integrity were modeled for her. Her father, Dr. Michael Cassidy, is one of South Africa’s most highly respected leaders and founders of an interracial interdenominational global partnership organization in South Africa.

board of directors

Mr. Chris Maclellan - Chairman
Chairman, The Maclellan Foundation

Dr. Gary Phillips - Vice Chairman
Senior Pastor, Signal Mountain Bible Church

Mr. Tom McCallie - Secretary
Retired: Executive Director, The Robert L. & Kathrina H. Maclellan Foundation

Mrs. Betsy Brown - Treasurer
Regional Manager, Cumberland Trust

Mr. Bart Rolen - Assistant Treasurer
Executive Vice President, Private Client Services, Atlantic Captial Bank

Mr. Jerry Adams, CPA
Decosimo Founding Partner, Elliott Davis Decosimo, CPAs

Mrs. Harriet Bond 
Former Bible Teacher and High School Guidance Counselor

Dr. Frank Brock 
Director, Brow Wood

Mr. Douglas Brown 
Financial Advisor, Senior Vice President, UBS Wealth Management

Mrs. Mary Coleman
Retired, IBM Corporation

Mr. Jay Everett
Director, Renew Ministries, Calvary Chapel Chattanooga

Mr. Franklin Farrow
Chief Operating Officer, Independent Healthcare Properties

Mr. Steve Frost
President, Tuftco Corp.

Mr. Tom Glenn
President, Elder's ACE Hardware of Chattanooga

Mr. Mike Harrell 
Owner, Latitude Advisors LLC

Mrs. Patsy Hazlewood
Member, Tennessee House of Representatives, District 27

Mr. John Henegar
CFO, Thunder Enterprises, Jasper Highlands Development

Mr. Joey Hogan
President, Covenant Transportation Group

Mr. Mike Kramer
Southeastern Trust Company

Mr. Bob Marshall
Chief Financial Officer, Southern Champion Tray

Mr. Herbert "Book" McCray
Former Principal, Hamilton County Department of Education, Founder/CEO, Independent Youth Services Foundation, Inc.

Mr. Don Morton 
Attorney, Miller & Martin PLLC

Rev. Gerald O'Guinn
Pastor, Love Fellowship Baptist Church

Mr. John Phillips
Retired, Vice President Marketing and Sales, McKee Foods

Minister Felicia Pierce
Human Resources Consultant/Business Partner, CHI Memorial

Mr. Ben Pitts
Agent/Broker, Herman Walldorf Commercial Real Estate

Mr. Jasper Reynolds III
Principal, Lift Media Group

Mrs. Cathy Scott
President, Bible in the Schools

Mr. Britton Stansell
General Manager, Republic Parking System

Mrs. Eleonore Williams 
CPA, Mauldin & Jenkins

Mr. Bruce Zeiser
Executive Vice President, Southern Champion Tray

Board of Reference

Mr. Pete Austin III
President, Austin Building Corporation

Dr. James Barber
President, The Generosity Trust

The Honorable William Barker
Retired, Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court

Mayor Jim Coppinger 
Hamilton County Mayor

Mr. Doug Daugherty
Chattanooga, Tennessee Area Project Manager, The Maclellan Foundation

Mr. David Fowler
President, Family Action Council of Tennessee

Mr. John Guerry

Mr. Henry Henegar
Vice President, The Generosity Trust

Mr. Lurone Jennings
Administrator, Chattanooga's Department of Youth and Family

The Honorable Ron Littlefield
Former Mayor of Chattanooga

Mr. Hugh Maclellan, Jr.
Chairman Emeritus, The Maclellan Foundation

The Honorable Samuel Payne
Circuit Court Judge

Dr. Ron Phillips
Senior Pastor, Abba's House

The Honorable Claude Ramsey
Former Deputy Governor, Haslam Administration, & County Mayor, Hamilton County

Mr. David Worland
President, Leadership Ministries Worldwide

Mr. Charles "Chuck" Zeiser
Former President and CEO, Southern Champion Tray; Current Chairman of the Board 

                                    support STAFF

Mr. Dylan Dixon
Marketing and Donor Relations Coordinator

Mrs. Mary Jane McBride Administrative Assistant