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Have a question? Need a resource? Get in touch!

We are housed in our new temporary home on the second floor of Dunford Hall. Our main office is in Room 2238, and we have a dedicated student space that also houses our Leadership Library! Please come by any time Monday through Friday between 8 and 5.

You can also reach us by calling 865-974-1039 or e-mailing 

Our staff is here to assist with all of your leadership and service needs before, during, and after your time as a student at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Feel free to get in touch if there is ever anything we can do to assist you!


Martin Jones

Graduate Teaching Assistant (First Year Leadership and Service Initiatives) 

Martin Jones, Graduate Teaching Assistant



Mercedes Jones
Office Manager, Center for Leadership & Service

Student worker management, Service Hour Tracking Tool, and Sign Up to Serve Calendar 

Mercedes Jones, Office Manager



Kate Kennedy
Interim Director

Alternative Breaks, Leadership & Service Ambassadors, Monthly Service Series, Clifton Jones Conference & MLK Day of Service, and Community Partner Relations

Kate Kennedy, Assistant Director



Logan Mahan
Graduate Teaching Assistant (Leadership Studies Minor)

Logan Mahan, Graduate Teaching Assistant for the Leadership Studies Minor


Alicia Price
Coordinator (Leadership Outreach and Civic Engagement)

Leadership Knoxville Scholars, Emerging Leaders, Leadership Studies Minor, StrengthsQuest Facilitation, and Challenge Course Facilitation

Alicia Price, Coordinator



Lacie Rhoden
Graduate Teaching Assistant (Service and Community Engagement)

Lacie Rhoden, Graduate Teaching Assistant



Jessica Wildfire
Assistant Director (First Year Leadership and Service Initiatives)

The Ignite Program (Knox, Leadership Summit, Outdoors, Serves), Spark! Leadership Retreat, Leadership & Service Learning Community, and Prague Cultural Immersion Experience

Jess Wildfire, Assistant Director



Student Assistants
Fallon Ragan, Brooks Leftwich, Whitney Sawyer, Kenzie Poston, Kiah Albritton, Tario Dotson, Devon Brice, Thomas Cortez, Kenny Richmond, Carly Eakin, Hannah Thomas

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