TASP officers (executive board) include president, immediate past-president, president-elect, secretary, treasurer, and regional representatives. All officers serve 2 year terms and are elected in alternate years.
Past-President: Heather Stewart
Heather Stewart served as TASP President for the 2019-2021 term, and now serves as Past-President. Her previous appointments include President Elect and East TN Regional Representative. Heather has been serving as a school psychologist for 20-years. She earned her PhD in educational psychology and research with a specialization in collaborative practices, a means for listening and responding to others and mediating contentious situations. While working on her doctorate, she also completed her Educational Administrative Licensure coursework. Her professional passions include: MTSS for all students; mentoring and providing procedural and substantive supports for school psychologists; and advocating for the needs and abilities of our profession.
Heather is married to her wife and has three accomplished adult daughters and two incredible sons-in-law, an amazingly precious granddaughter (toddler), and three active dogs (JRT, Boxer & English Bulldog). Heather enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys boating, traveling, live theater and all things VOL!
President -Taylor Biondi
Taylor Biondi is the current TASP President and co-chair of the Government Policy Relations committee. She has been a school psychologist for 5 years and is currently living and working in Nashville, TN. Taylor is passionate about MTSS, behavioral supports, and advocating for more mental health services in schools. In her free time, she enjoys studying Spanish, traveling, and hiking with her dog, Owen.
Secretary: Morgan Reavis
Morgan Reavis is a second-year school psychologist at Metro Nashville Public Schools. She earned her M.A. and Ed.S from Middle Tennessee State University in 2021. Previously, Morgan was a student representative for TASP and is currently a member of the Convention Committee. She is a blue belt in Brazilian jiu jitsu and enjoys spending time with friends, family, and her dog Jack.
President-Elect: Pam Haggard
Pam Haggard received her B.A. in Psychology and Sociology from Carson-Newman College and her Ed.S. in School Psychology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Currently she is in her fifteenth year as the School Psychologist for the Alcoa City School system. Prior to that, she served as the School Psychologist for the Sweetwater City School system for eleven years, five of which she was also the special education supervisor. Pam currently is the President-Elect for TASP and has held a variety of positions in the association over the years, including two terms as president, two terms as Tennessee’s NASP delegate, and as treasurer.
In addition to her professional responsibilities, Pam is the proud head coach of the Alcoa High School boys and girls cross country teams and assistant coach for the boys and girls track teams. She also holds a position on the board for the Knoxville Track Club. In her spare time Pam enjoys running, reading, and spending time with her family.
Treasurer: Erica Roberts
Erica Roberts graduated fromThe University of Tennessee Knoxville with her Bachelor Degree in Psychology and with her Education Specialist Degree in School Psychology. After working for a few years in East Tennessee, she moved to Nashville and has worked in the Metro Nashville Public Schools as a school psychologist for more than 20 years. She is currently in a Lead School Psychologist position in MNPS. Erica has served TASP in the roles of Regional Representative and Convention Chairperson in the past. She is currently serving as the Treasurer and Awards Chairperson. Erica has been married (to a school psychologist!) for nearly 20 years. They have a daughter and two sons. Erica and her family enjoy traveling, watching movies, family game nights, and finding ways to make each other laugh.
*If you are interested in being more involved with TASP and would like information on participating as a regional representative, please send an e-mail to email@example.com. We welcome your interest and want all regions to be well-supported and well-represented.
TASP Committee Chairs
Awards: Erica Roberts
Constitution & Policy Manual: Amy Duesterhaus
Convention: Kristin Willocks
Ethics & Professional Standards: Mark Sigler
Fiscal Affairs: Erica Roberts
Historian: Amy Duesterhaus
Legislative Activity: Teresa Bradley & Susan Clayton
Membership: Emily Dodge
NASP Delegate: Sarah McMillan
Newsletter Editors: Stacy Hagar & Rachel Gustafson
Nominations and Elections: Heather Stewart
Professional Development: Joanna Bivins
Public Relations: ShaErica Jackson & Michaela Ware
Social Media: Carly Chwat & Carrie Jaquett
State Department of Education: April Ebbinger
Student Representative: OPEN
TEA Liaison: OPEN
University Trainers: Merilee McCurdy & Monica Wallace
Webmaster: Carly Chwat