2000-2010 Timeline



Mike Tallent named AVP at IPS

Steve Thompson named Executive Director of MTAS

IPS establishes the Leadership Academy


The Naifeh Center for Effective Leadership is established by the Tennessee Legislature

Don Green named Executive Director of LEIC

Paul Jennings named Executive Director of CIS following the retirement of David Hall


The National Forensic Academy opens its new 7,000-square-foot training facility

Mike Tallent named Executive Director of MTAS

IPS Surpasses the $2 million mark for the Campaign for Tennessee

Dr. Mary Jinks is named Vice President of Public Service for UT

Chuck Shoopman and Dr. Karen Holt became assistant vice presidents for IPS


Dr. Mary Jinks becomes Associate Vice President of IPS

The Mary and Jack Jinks Institute for Public Service (IPS) Scholarship is established


Daniel Baker becomes Executive Director LEIC

The Gary H. Hensley Municipal Management Internship Endowment is established for MTAS

Small Business innovation Research Program (SBIR) starts at CIS


David Hall becomes Executive Director of CIS


Hank Dye becomes Vice President of Public Relations and Government Affairs, overseeing IPS


LEIC receives $3 million to establish the Center for Homeland Security Training


LEIC receives funding for Project Safe Neighborhoods

Michael Garland becomes Executive Director for CTAS


National Forensic Academy™ (NFA™) begins to train crime scene investigators

CGT is dissolved


Tom Ballard becomes Vice President of Public and Government Relations

MTAS Elected Officials Academy begins

LEIC receives funding through the U.S. Justice Department Edward Byrne Fund

LEIC starts cybercrime training

Michael Sullivan becomes Executive Director of LEIC

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