published Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Richard Casavant resigns from Erlanger board

Richard Casavant
Richard Casavant
Photo by Doug Strickland /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

Erlanger board member Richard Casavant resigned this week after serving a little more than a year of a 4-year appointment.

Erlanger spokeswoman Pat Charles confirmed the resignation this afternoon.

The board will meet this evening in a regular meeting. More information will be available after the meeting, Charles said.

Casavant , a former county commissioner and dean of the College of Business at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, was appointed to the position in April 2011 by Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger.

Neither Coppinger nor Casavant could be reached for comment immediately.

about Mariann Martin...

Mariann Martin covers healthcare in Chattanooga and the surrounding region. She joined the Times Free Press in February 2011, after covering crime and courts for the Jackson (Tenn.) Sun for two years. Mariann was born in Indiana, but grew up in Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Belize. She graduated from Union University in 2005 with degrees in English and history and has master’s degrees in international relations and history from the University of Toronto. While attending Union, ...

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