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Finance and Business Operations Committee Meeting
Location:   Telephonic
Start:   2:00 PM
End:   4:00 PM

The committee will review background materials and discuss information needs and next steps as it begins consideration of tuition and maintenance fee recommendations. 

The meeting is open to the public and the press as listeners. Those wishing dial-in information for the call should contact Monica Greppin-Watts at monica.greppin-watts@tbr.edu or 615-366-4417 before 4:30 p.m. CDT April 16. Anyone with a disability who wishes to participate should use the same contact to request services needed to facilitate participation. Contact may be made in person, by writing, by e-mail, by telephone or otherwise and should be received no later than 4:30 p.m. April 15.


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The Honorable Julius Johnson
Commissioner of Agriculture
Ellington Agricultural Center
440 Hogan Road
Nashville, TN 37220
Ex-officio Member

Julius Johnson was appointed by Governor Bill Haslam and sworn in as Tennessee’s 36th Commissioner of Agriculture in January 2011. 

As commissioner he directs the work of more than 800 full- and part-time employees with responsibilities ranging from farm and agribusiness development, food safety and pesticide regulation to animal and plant health protection and forest and water resources management.

Prior to his appointment, he served as Chief Administrative Officer of the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation, serving thirty-seven years in various positions with one of the leading farm and rural advocacy organizations in the nation.  Having had extensive experience in working with government at local, state and federal levels, he is widely regarded as a leading authority on farm policy and rural issues.     

He is active in many civic organizations and has served on the University of Tennessee Agriculture Development Board and in leadership with the Maury County Chamber of Commerce.  He was a Kiwanian and supports the Boy Scouts as president-elect of the Middle Tennessee Council.
 
He has been recognized by numerous organizations including the Future Farmers of America and the University of Tennessee Gamma Sigma Delta Honorary Society and Alpha Gamma Rho agricultural fraternity.

A native of Forbus, Tenn. in Fentress County, Johnson received his bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.  He and his wife, Karen, have two adult children and make their home in Columbia, Tenn.