Board & Staff

The Board & Staff for Mount Sequoyah is focused on guiding this special property into a new era of vitality and sustainability—mindful of its history, land and nearly a century of memories made—so we can remain a vital resource for the community.

Board of Trustees

Laura Underwood

Ben Carter

Rev. Eric Folkerth

Cedric Fonville

Doug Foss

Denise Garner

Anna Imbeau

Kathy Retzlaff

Mike Ross

Rev. Shane Pair

Dr. Bud Reeves

Anita Parisi

Rev. Larry D. Norman – Emeritus

Lamar Pettus – Emeritus

Meet Our Staff

Jess Schload

Executive Director

Emily Gentry

Programs Director

Rebecca Liles

Director of Hospitality

Marlo Priest

Guest Services

Christina Karnatz

Director of Development

Becky Sylvester

Housekeeping Director

Vickie Doss

Housekeeping Manager

Lucia Reyes

Housekeeping Associate

Bruce Loy

Maintenance Director

Jeromy Short

Maintenance Associate


Maintenance Associate

Justus Moll

Executive Chef

John Eggestein

Maintenance Manager