Lisa Primm

Executive Director 

Ann Anderson

Director of Finance & Human Resources

Anna Bass

Deputy Director

Kelsey Craig

Director of Intake and Benefits / Staff Attorney

Jack W. Derryberry, Jr.

Legal Director 

Kelsey Loschke

Director of Community Relations

April Mancino-Rosete

Director of Advocacy



Board of Directors

  • Dr. Trish Holliday, President - Holliday Kenning
  • James DiMarco, Vice-President  - West Tennessee Legal Services
  • Chase Breland, Treasurer - The Sarah Cannon Cancer Center
  • Stephen Tennial​​, Secretary - Memphis Center for Independent Living
  • James Calvert - Self-employed
  • Lance Iverson - Former Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Dr. Evon Batey Lee - Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
  • Katherine Moore - disABILITY Resource Center
  • Robin T. Noblin - NAMI Davidson County
  • Dr. Philip Norfolk - The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  • Lauren Pearcy - Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities
  • Vakia Robinson - Belmont Learning Center
  • Irena Stjepic - United Health Care
  • Lacey Lyons - Belmont University 

PAIMI Advisory Council

  • Irena Stjepic, Chair
  • Peter (Mike) Filetti, Vice Chair
  • Jan Cagle, Secretary
  • Claudia Avila-Lopez
  • Willa Felder-Boyd
  • Julia Johnson
  • Mark Liverman
  • Carey Menefee
  • Eve Nite
  • Halima Perry-Thurmon
  • Caitlin Wright

Disability Rights Tennessee (DRT) is a nonprofit legal services organization that provides free legal advocacy services to protect the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities.

Middle Tennessee (Admin Office)

2 International Plaza, Suite 825
Nashville, TN 37217

Phone: 615-298-1080
Fax: 615-298-2046

East Tennessee

9050 Executive Park Drive, Suite 101-B
Knoxville, TN 37923

Phone: 865-670-2944
Fax: 865-470-7028

West Tennessee

1407 Union Avenue, Suite 1015
Memphis, TN 38104

Phone: 901-458-6013
Fax: 901-249-2933