Mrs. Gwen Ellis holds a B.A. in Psychology from UNC‐Charlotte. In addition to her professional experience, she has many years of experience in various community and leadership roles, including the Bristol TN School Board, Bristol YMCA Executive Board, and River’s Way Board of Directors. She also is a youth leader at New Hope Baptist Church in Bristol. Two of her children are Goah Scholars alumni and she and her husband have served on the Milligan Parent Council.