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Torch Run Leadership

These officers and staff fall under the leadership of the Torch Run State Council, which is responsible for the day-to-day leadership of the Torch Run. The Director is assisted by the Torch Run State Council, which provides long-term direction for the Torch Run movement in Tennessee.

See below for the Current Tennessee Law Enforcement Torch Run State Council.

Current Leadership

State Council

Captain Pete Dusche

Co-Council Director
Metro Nashville Police Department

Chief Mark Yother

Co-Council Director
Manchester Police Department

Major Timothy Spicer

East TN Regional Manager
Tennessee Highway Patrol

Captain Liane Wilson

Mid TN Regional Manager
Clarksville Police Department

Officer Rio Hannah

West TN Regional Manager
Memphis Police Department

Chief Richard Hickey

Brentwood Police Department

Captain Leshuan Oliver

Vanderbilt University Police Department

Captain Jim Colvin

Brentwood Police Department

Captain Ken Walburn

Metro Nashville Police Department

Investigator Patrice Schermerhorn

Hamilton County Medical Examiners Office

Officer Brittney Eberhardt

Johnson City Police Department

Officer Dean Ray

Knoxville Police Department

Captain Travis Plotzer

Tennessee Highway Patrol

Detective Brian Reynolds

Sumner County Sheriff's Office

Sgt Sam Davidson

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office

Alex Hannah

West Tennessee Athlete Ambassador

Emily Cage

Middle Tennessee Athlete Ambassador

Emanuel Costellow

East Tennessee Athlete Ambassador