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City of Knoxville, Tennessee
Madeline Rogero, Mayor
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For Immediate Release
Team to Explore Cultural Center at World's Fair Park
May 20, 2013 - Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero announced today that the City of Knoxville in cooperation with The University of Tennessee will explore possibilities to enhance World's Fair Park as a center for cultural resources.

Mayor Rogero has appointed Bill Lyons, Deputy to the Mayor and Chief Policy Officer, to co-chair a working group with Jan Simek, Distinguished Professor of Science in the Anthropology Department at UT. The group, which will consist largely of World's Fair Park stakeholders, will determine feasibility and support of the concept.

The meetings will be open to the public.

Working Group Members

  • Co-Chairs: Bill Lyons and Jan Simek
  • Christi Branscom, Senior Director of Public Works, City of Knoxville
  • Jenny Banner, Community and UT Arts Supporter
  • Nick Cazana, Holiday Inn at World's Fair Park
  • David Butler, Knoxville Museum of Art
  • Scott Rabenold, University of Tennessee
  • Calvin MacLean, Clarence Brown Theatre
  • Becky Ashe, Knox County Schools
  • Mary Bogert, Knoxville Convention Center
  • Marianne Greene, The Foundry

    Working Group Staff

  • Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC)
  • Jayne Burritt, Public Building Authority (PBA)
  • Joe Walsh, Knoxville Parks and Recreation Department
  • Chip Barry, City of Knoxville
  • Ashley Capps, AC Entertainment
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