Diplomat Program

The Diplomat Program is a group of business people, employees from our member businesses and industries, who meet once a month to assist with planning and providing hands on help with Chamber events.  

If you have interest in becoming a Diplomat please submit the application found at the bottom of this page.

 Chair:  Scott Shapiro – East Tennessee Investigations

Past Chair:  Melissa Wiseman – Tellico Mountain Realty

Secretary:  Denise Graff – Keep Monroe County Beautiful

Susie Bledsoe – Stearn Lending

Shelia Phillips – Volunteer Federal

Erin Russell – Food City/Vonore

Paula Perez – Capstar Bank

Tony Macourek – Inter-Agency Insurance

Brian Ownsby – US Cellular

Shannon Parsons – Sweetwater Nursing Center

Delores Franklin – Simmons Bank

Kathy Smith – Coker Creek Heritage Group




Diplomat Application