U.S. Department Of Homeland Security Grant Program
Jenny Holden: Program Manager
Jenny oversees the District 2 homeland security training program and Complex Coordinated Terrorist Attack (CCTA) grant, both of which serve Knox County and the fifteen surrounding counties that make up Tennessee Homeland Security District 2. Jenny has managed the District 2 training program since its inception. Approximately 2,000 people are trained through the district training program every year including personnel from first responder agencies, healthcare organizations and educational institutions. The CCTA program is a new grant helping communities prepare to respond in the event of a complex coordinated terrorist attack. She also oversees the State Homeland Security Grant Program received by Knox County for equipment purchases. Jenny started her career in the Knoxville-Knox County Emergency Management Agency and has been with Knox County for over thirteen years.
U. S. Department Of Housing And Urban Development (HUD) Grant Programs
Pam Brown: Internal Staff Accountant
Pam Brown is the Internal Staff Accountant for Knox County Community Development (KCCD) and provides detailed organizational oversight to maintain effective department operations. She maintains internal tracking of multiple federal grant funds and related projects for the CDBG and HOME Investments Partnerships programs. Additionally, she has the management oversight of loan servicing for the Knox County Rehab and HOME Investments Partnerships programs. She also coordinates Knox County Community Development special events and has 28 years with Knox County Government.
Iain Christie: Regulatory Compliance Specialist
Iain Christie is the Knox County Community Development Regulatory Compliance Specialist and provides project management involving both the CDBG and HOME Investments Partnerships program. In this capacity, Iain is involved in specific project related oversight of Davis-Bacon, environmental reviews and Section 3 to meet requirements for HUD reporting and compliance. Iain has served in various roles with Knox County for over 8 years.
Sheila Muenzer: Program Manager
Sheila oversees grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) including the Community Development Block Grant and the HOME Investments Partnerships Program. Her main focus is with the HOME program and working with housing partners to create affordable single and multifamily housing in Knox County. Other areas include desk and on-site monitoring of housing and public service projects, contract development, and preparation of HUD reports including the Annual Action Plan (AAP) and the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). Sheila has served at Knox County for 26 years.