2000-Present Timeline

IPS HISTORY

2016

Dr. Herb Byrd III is named  Vice President of Public Service

2015

CIS is awarded once again with the Manufacturing Extension Partnership contract.

2014

Vice President Dr. Mary Jinks announces her retirement; Dr. Herb Byrd, III named interim vice president

2013

“Made in TN” Bill signed by Governor Haslam

CIS celebrates its 50th anniversary

IPS Agencies to receive TNCPE Commitment Award

2012

CIS launches new “Made in Tennessee” program for State’s Manufacturers

Students complete first NFA College Program

Steve Thompson named assistant vice president of IPS

Jim Thomas named executive director of MTAS

2011

IPS celebrates 40 years

2010

Mike Tallent named AVP at IPS

Steve Thompson named Executive Director of MTAS

IPS establishes the Leadership Academy

2009

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

2008

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

2007

Dr. Mary Jinks becomes Associate Vice President of IPS

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

2006

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

2005

David Hall becomes Executive Director of CIS

2003

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

2002

LEIC receives funding for Project Safe Neighborhoods

Michael Garland becomes Executive Director for CTAS

2001

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

CGT is dissolved

2000

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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