Southeast District Director
Carolyn Ingram has served as TSBA Southeast District Director since 2021. She has served on the Cleveland Board of Education since 2016. She served as the Tennessee Legislative Network Chairperson from 2016-2018, on the Site Committee from 2018-2020, on the schools Rezoning Committee from 2018-2019, the Committee for Strategic Planning 2019-2020 and has planned luncheons for local state legislators to meet with the school board 2017-2019. Carolyn is very active in her community. She currently serves on the board for Habitat for Humanity. She also serves on the board for the Cleveland Rotary and has served as the chairperson of the Education Committee. She was appointed to the State Textbook Commission 1998-2004. She is an active member of the Broad Street United Methodist Church, serving on various committees and teaching Sunday School since 1998. She currently serves on the board for the Holston Methodist Home for Children and for the Unity Center, which is an after-school program for low- income children in Cleveland and Bradley County. Carolyn is a retired educator of 45 years, having served as a teacher for 18 years and an administrator for 27 years. She and her husband, Jerry Franitza, have two adult sons, Marc and Matt Ingram, and three granddaughters, Ella, Madi, and Anna.