Ascension Living Leader Named Board Chair of LeadingAge Tennessee

Terry Thompkins, Executive Director of Ascension Living Alexian Village - Tennessee, will become the Chair of the LeadingAge Tennessee Board of Directors at the end of this month. He was elected by the Board of Directors in June.

LeadingAge Tennessee is a statewide membership organization of providers of housing, health care and supportive services for older adults in Tennessee. It promotes the common interest of its members through leadership, advocacy, education, communication and other services to enhance member's ability to serve their constituencies.

Board members are asked to serve and are elected by those currently serving.  Thompkins was asked to join the Board shortly after coming to Ascension Living Alexian Village in 2017 and was asked to serve as Chair when the Chair Elect term ends.

"It is an honor to serve and to assume the responsibility to work for those in need at the state level," Terry said. "I am grateful for the trust my fellow Board Members have in me and look forward to advocating for our members."

Terry currently serves both as the Executive Director of Ascension Living Alexian Village – Tennessee and as the Regional Executive Director of Ascension Living's Chattanooga, Tennessee market. He is seen as an expert in the industry with more than 25 years of experience in the senior living and health care industries.