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Harry Green Retires at TACIR; Succeded by Lynnisse Roehrich-Patrick

News release from TACIR:
NASHVILLE–Dr. Harry A. Green has retired his post as executive director of the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR) after 39 years of service to the State of Tennessee.
Dr. Green began his career with the State in 1978 as Chief of Research and Statistics for the Office of the Comptroller of the Treasury and was appointed executive director of TACIR in 1981.
 The Commission was created in 1978 in response to legislative findings indicating the need for a permanent intergovernmental body to study and take action on questions of organizational patterns, powers, functions, and relationships among federal, state, and local governments. It was initially staffed by the Comptroller’s Office, the State Planning Office, and the Office of Legal Services. The Commission has served as a source of expertise to state and local officials and has been instrumental in improving education funding, local planning, industrial development, emergency communications, and the administration of the property tax.

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