Joycelyn Stevenson, Esq.

NASHVILLE, TN — The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA) Board of Commissioners has elected a new slate of officers:  William “Bill” Freeman as chairman, Nancy Sullivan, P.E. as vice-chair and Joycelyn Stevenson, Esq. as secretary.

Freeman is chairman of Freeman Webb, Inc. a real estate investment, management and brokerage company that has grown to become the largest Tennessee-based owner/manager of multi-family and commercial properties. Prior to founding Freeman Webb, Inc., Mr. Freeman was director of Downtown Urban Development for the Metropolitan Nashville Development and Housing Agency (MDHA).

Sullivan is a founder and Principal Engineer at TriAD Environmental Consultants, Inc. In her role, she is responsible for the fulfillment and execution of civil and environmental permit applications, the preparation of design plans and the oversight of construction projects for municipal, commercial and industrial facilities. As a leading expert in the environmental field, she provides effective and innovative solutions to address evolving regulations and their impact to private and public development.

Stevenson, an attorney, is executive director of the Tennessee Bar Association, where she directs and manages operations, strategic planning, staffing and program development for over 10,000 members throughout the state. Prior to her role there she was a shareholder at Littler Mendelson, P.C. and partner at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP, both Nashville law firms.

“I’m thankful for the willingness of these community leaders to dedicate their time and expertise to the development of policies that govern the operation and continued economic growth and development of both Nashville International Airport® and John C. Tune Airport®,” said Doug Kreulen, president and CEO of MNAA.

MNAA Board of Commissioners

A seven-member Board of Commissioners, appointed by the mayor of Nashville/Davidson County and confirmed by the Metropolitan Council, governs the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority.

As infrastructure critical to the region’s growth and prosperity, BNA® is a vital asset for Middle Tennessee and serves as a gateway to Music City and beyond. According to a recent study, in 2019 alone, BNA generated more than $8.1 billion in total economic impact, supported more than 76,000 jobs in the region and produced more than $443 million in state, local and federal taxes. BNA receives no local tax dollars. 

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