State senators Randy McNally and Ken Yager have been named honorary members of the Roane State Foundation’s board of directors.
McNally and Yager have lengthy records of civic involvement, a press release said. McNally has received the Legislative Hero 2012 award from Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations; received the CASA President’s 2012 Award; was named a Rotary International Paul Harris fellow; and received the 1996 Distinguished Service Award from the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy.
Yager serves as a board member of the Community Reuse Organization of East Tennessee and the Roane County Heritage Commission. In addition, he is a member of the chambers of commerce in Dayton and Spring City, and in Campbell, Fentress, Morgan, Pickett, Roane, and Scott counties. He was named 2013 Legislator of the Year by the East Tennessee Development District.
“We are pleased to add Sen. McNally and Sen. Yager as honorary board members,” said Paul Phillips, executive director of the Roane State Foundation. “They have been great friends to Roane State and staunch advocates for community colleges.”
The Roane State Foundation provides financial support for the college’s programs and scholarships for students. For more information, call (865) 882-4507 or visit www.roanestate.edu/foundation.