Board of Trustees

President, Board of Trustees
Michael D. Sontag, Esq.
Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
Nashville, Tennessee

William F. Buechler, CPA
Crowe Horwath LLP
Brentwood, Tennessee

Vice President, Board of Trustees
Joseph W. Gibbs, Esq.
Bradley LLP
Nashville, Tennessee

Kendall L. Houghton, Esq.
Alston & Bird, LLP
Washington, D.C. 

Joe B. Huddleston, Esq., LL.D.
EY
Washington, D.C.

Secretary, Board of Trustees
Ronald Lee Grubbs, Jr., CPA
HCA Healthcare, Inc.
Nashville, Tennessee

J. William McArthur, Jr., Esq.
Tyco Electronics
Berwyn, Pennsylvania

James M. McCarten, Esq.
Burr & Forman LLP
Nashville, Tennessee

John O. Pearce, CPA
Assistant Treasurer, Board of Trustees
EY
Nashville, Tennessee

Treasurer, Board of Trustees
Brad Withrow, CPA
EY
Nashville, Tennessee

G. Michael Yopp, Esq.
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP
Nashville, Tennessee 

Executive Director
Sameera Lowe
P.O. Box 158085 Nashville, TN 37215
615-668-0222
Fax: 615-309-9345
sameera@hartmansaltforum.org

Emeritus Trustees
John L. Coalson, Esq.
Emeritus
Alston & Bird, LLP
Atlanta, Georgia

Charles A. Trost, Esq.
Emeritus
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP
Nashville, Tennessee

Advisory Board

Eric Anderson
Andersen Tax LLC
San Francisco, California

John Amato, Esq.
PwC LLP
Stamford, Connecticut

William M. Backstrom, Jr., Esq.
Jones, Walker, LLP
New Orleans, Louisiana

Karen J. Boucher, CPA
FIST Coalition
Egg Harbor, Wisconsin

Loren L. Chumley, Esq.
KPMG LLP
Nashville, Tennessee

Troy Deason, CPA
HCA Healthcare, Inc.
Nashville, Tennessee

Harley T. Duncan
KPMG LLP
Washington, DC

Louis G. Fuller, Esq.
Brunini, Grantham, Grower
& Hewes, PLLC
Jackson, Mississippi

Lynn A. Gandhi, Esq.
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP
Detroit, Michigan

Gale Garriott
Federation of Tax Administrators
Washington, D.C.

Christopher R. Grissom, Esq.
Bradley LLP
Birmingham, Alabama

Donald M. Griswold, Esq.
PwC LLP
Washington, D.C.

June Summers Haas, Esq.
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP
Lansing, Michigan

Jack L. Harper, Esq.
Discover Financial Services 
Riverwoods, Illinois

Mark E. Holcomb, Esq.
Dean Mead 
Tallahassee, Florida

Hollis L. Hyans, Esq.
Morrison & Foerster, LLP
New York, New York

Brian Kirkell, Esq.
RSM
Washington, DC

Douglas L. Lindholm, Esq.
Council On State Taxation
Washington, D.C.

Janette M. Lohman, Esq.
Thompson Coburn LLP
St. Louis, Missouri

Greg Matson, Esq.
Multistate Tax Commission
Washington, DC

J. Mark McCormick, CPA
EY
Atlanta, Georgia

Lorie McDonald
PwC LLP
Miami, Florida 

R. Stephen Miller, CPA
Nissan North America, Inc.
Franklin, Tennessee

Faranak Naghavi
EY
Washington, D.C.

Maureen E. Pechacek, CPA
PwC LLP
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Richard Pomp
UConn/NYU Law Schools
Hartford, Connecticut 

Shona Ponda
Deloitte Tax LLP
New York, New York 

Arthur R. Rosen
McDermott, Will & Emery LLP
New York, New York

Alexandra Sampson
Hearst Communications Inc.
Charlotte, North Carolina

Mark F. Sommer, Esq.
Frost Brown Todd LLC 
Louisville, Kentucky

Judge William L. Thompson
Thompson State Tax Consulting
Montgomery, Alabama

Maria Todorova
Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
Atlanta, Georgia

Andres Vallejo
Reed Smith LLP
San Francisco, California

Andrew P. Wagner
Federal Express Corporation
Memphis, Tennessee

Marilyn A. Wethekam, Esq.
Horwood, Marcus & Berk, Chartered
Chicago, Illinois

Robert E. Weyman
Reed Smith
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Margaret C. Wilson, Esq.
Wilson Law Group
Somerville, New Jersey