Environmental GIS Consultant, CTAS865.974.6434 | 1610 University Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37921
Executive Director, TLC615-741-7579 | 220 French Landing Drive, Suite B, Nashville, TN 37243
Dr. Janice Snow Rodríguez is the Executive Director of the TN Language Center (formerly the TN Foreign Language Institute). She holds a Ph.D. in Public Administration and Masters of Arts, in Spanish Literature. Dr. Rodríguez has been employed by TLC (formerly TFLI) since 1999, and is credited with researching and recommending a certification program for court interpreters for the State of Tennessee, adopted by the TN Administrative Office of the Courts. She is the Title VI Coordinator for the Institute, works on the TN Supreme Court's Access to Justice Committee for Interpreter Issues, and is a board member for the Metro Nashville Police Department's El Protector Program, and a Commissioner and current Chair for the Metro Nashville Human Relations Commission.
Certified as a Cross-Cultural Health Care Program Cultural Diversity Trainer, she has conducted numerous cultural awareness and diversity seminars for social services, medical and law enforcement agencies. She also serves as adjunct faculty for Tennessee State University's (TSU) College of Public Service and Urban Affairs, teaching Human Resources, Organization Theory & Assessment, and Employment Law. She serves on TSU's advisory committee for International Education.
She is member of or professionally affiliated with a variety of organizations and associations including Sister Cities Nashville, the Japan-America Society of Tennessee, TN Latin American Chamber, Nashville Hispanic Chamber, Global Nashville Project, the Global Chamber of Nashville, Williamson County Chamber and the Nashville Chamber of Commerce.
Previous professional experience includes serving as an Information Specialist with the Voice of America's Radio Marti Program in Washington, DC; Information Services Director with an intellectual property law firm in Alexandria, VA; software support for a legal business software company in Brentwood, TN, and adjunct Spanish faculty for Lipscomb University.
A native Nashvillian, she has two children, Javier and Claudia, and resides in the 12th South area of Nashville. She enjoys traveling, gardening, pottery classes, singing and listening to live music. She speaks Spanish and Portuguese and has studied Italian and Arabic.
Consultant III, MTAS865.974.9822 | 1610 University Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37921
Lisa Shipley serves as the IT manager for the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS). She holds both a B.S. and M.S. degree as well as a graduate certificate in Online Teaching and Learning from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Lisa has worked in the information technology profession for more than 20 years and has implemented many changes in applied technology within the fields of higher education, publishing, marketing, and legal. Ask her about writing DOS batch files and implementing one of the first Novell networks in a publishing environment.
Prior to joining MTAS, Lisa held positions of network administrator, security analyst, software manager, and IT support manager. She currently specializes in cyber security, database & systems development, project management, and IT training.
Interim Executive Director, CTAS615.532.3555 | 226 Anne Dallas Dudley Blvd., Suite 400, Nashville, TN 37219
Information Resources Manager, MTAS865.974.9842 | 1610 University Ave., Knoxville, TN 37921-6741
I am always looking to connect people with the information and assistance they need.
Whether it is people inside MTAS or Tennessee city staff or elected officials, I am here to assist through research, reference, and knowledge management.
Master of Science in Information and Library Science, 1989, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Bachelor of Arts, Sociology and Psychology, 1986, Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC
County Government Consultant, CTAS731.881.7056 | 475 Clement Hall, Martin, TN 38238
Chief Information Officer, IPS865.974.4944 | 1610 University Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37921
Information Specialist II, CTAS615.532.3555 | 226 Anne Dallas Dudley Boulevard, Suite 400, Nashville, TN 37219
Liz Gossett, E-Media and Information Specialist, joined CTAS in September 2012. Prior to joining CTAS, Liz was a research associate for the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Long Range Planning Division. She is originally from the Atlanta area and received a bachelor of science in 2007 in urban policy studies and a bachelor of arts in sociology in 2005, both from Georgia State University in Atlanta. Liz received her Master of Science in Information Science from The University of Tennessee in May 2015.
Information Technology Consultant, MTAS865.974.0628 | 1610 University Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37921