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Dr. Richard Kitzmiller

Richard Kitzmiller

Vice President

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A native of Sullivan County, Dr. Kitzmiller graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville where he received his bachelor and master degrees. He received his Doctorate of Education degree in 2001 from East Tennessee State University.  After graduation, Dr. Kitzmiller taught in Ohio and within the Knox County School System prior to returning to Kingsport in 1978.  In 1998, he was named Kingsport City School’s staff development coordinator, where he helped develop and initiate the system’s first staff development program.  He served as Superintendent of Kingsport City Schools from 2002 to 2011 and as STEM Coordinator for the Niswonger i3 Consortium.  He and his wife Rosey reside in Kingsport and his three sons attended and graduated from Kingsport City Schools.

Our staff

Denise Arnold

Denise Arnold

Director of College and Career Advising

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Barbara Bates

Barbara Bates

Scholarship & Leadership Assistant Director

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Nancy Dishner

Dr. Nancy L. Dishner

President and CEO

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Richard Kitzmiller

Dr. Richard Kitzmiller

Vice President

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Kathy O'Dell

Kathy O'Dell

Office Manager

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Rita Sexton

Rita Sexton

Administrative Assistant

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Robin  Shepherd

Robin C. Shepherd

CFO