Sam Jones Ledford
Phone: (865) 297-3027
Fax: (865) 974-7786
Sam Ledford has served as Communications Manager for UT Facilities Services since August 2019. Sam holds a BS in Public Relations from UT’s College of Communication and Information and a Masters in Communication and Information with a concentration on Strategic and Digital Communications. When away from the office, you’re most likely to find Sam boating on Watts Bar Lake with her husband and their two rescue dogs.
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.