Sam Jones Ledford
Phone: (865) 297-3027
Fax: (865) 974-7786
— Began position of Communications Coordinator in August 2019
— Prior Experience: Marketing & Communications Manager – The Roane Alliance
— Other Experience: Knox Area Rescue Ministries and Oak Ridge Convention & Visitors Bureau.
— Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from the University of Tennessee
Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Thompson, son and daughter-in-law of a former Assistant Director of the Facilities Services Department, have established a $15,000 endowment with the University. The income from this endowment will be used to make two (2) annual cash incentive awards for non-exempt employees of the Facilities Services Department in the name of Charles F. (Chuck) Thompson. We, acting as a Committee appointed by the Associate Vice Chancellor of the Facilities Services Department, are using this memorandum as a means of informing you of the criteria for nominating a person for this award.
- Nominee must have a minimum of ten years service with the University of Tennessee.
- Demonstrated extraordinary dedication/determination/results in the course of his or her daily work or in a “special project” situation.
Entries will be judged on their overall impact to the campus community, ease of delivery, and scope is within the limit of $10,000 or less to complete. Entries should be for public spaces; private areas or offices will not be considered. Entries should also demonstrate how they impact student, faculty, staff, or visitor first impressions at UT Knoxville.