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Board of Directors

Darrell Bouldin is an issues advocate and change catalyst. He grew up in a village in the foothills of Appalachia in Tennessee. He most recently worked as the Regional Organizer at Bread for the World, covering the southeastern United States. Bread for the World is a global NGO dedicated to hunger and poverty issues. Darrell has held several positions in political and civic organizations. He has served on the US Democratic Party's Democratic National Committee LGBT Advisory Board. He was elected as a Delegate to the 2012 Democratic National Convention and the 2016 Democratic National Convention. He also served as Vice President of the Tennessee Young Democrats. Darrell has served on the boards of New Leaders Council Nashville, which he founded, Emerging ChangeMakers Network, Tennessee Alliance for Progress, and other organizations. Darrell is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts based in London. He was an Inaugural Greensboro Justice Fund Fellow at the historic Highlander Research & Education Center. He is an alumnus of the Rockwood Leadership Institute's Art of Leadership program.

Emily Richardson received a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Sustainable Practice from Lipscomb University. She is passionate about the environment and social justice and is affiliated with the Sierra Club and Transition Nashville, among other organization. She works in New Product Development at Music City Metals.

Jacquelyn “Jackie” Carter is the Secretary and occasional spokesperson for TAP. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Public Service with a concentration in Public Policy and a Minor in Economics from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC). An avid writer and organizer, she began her career as a freelance liaison volunteering for a D.C. based civil rights nonprofit to pass Tennessee’s Jim Coley Rape Survivors Protection Act. Aside from her office job for an affordable housing firm, she is a paralegal in training, passionate about decreasing the access to justice gap. She serves on another NOAH affiliated committee for an Episcopal Ministry working on immigration, racial, and environmental Justice. Jacquelyn, stage name “Jackie”, began performing standup comedy as a form of community outreach while in an energy justice fellowship for the Ely v. Cabot Oil & Gas Corp., 38 F.Supp.3d 518 (M.D.Pa. 2014) case in Northeastern Pennsylvania. This delight in working in the Northeast on U.S. energy justice manifested in an externship with the Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy. There, she presented a brief costs-benefits analysis of the Green New Deal, from a working-class perspective, to Federal executives. Jackie looks forward to bringing this analytical perspective and community outreach knack to the TAP board and to her home of Tennessee.


Dan Joranko, Financial Administrator – Volunteer position, Organizer – Climate Nashville/Chattanooga.

Nell Levin, Executive Director Emerita - Volunteer position, coordinator of TAP's Art and Activism Project.



Board Member Emeritus

     Jackie Paul Sims


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