Area Commanders

Majors Ethan and Sue Frizzell were appointed as the Nashville Area Commanders and assumed their post in late June, 2017. The Frizzells have served as Salvation Army officers for over twenty years.

Majors Ethan and Sue Frizzell have recently served in Sarasota, Florida. Previously the Frizzells were the Area Commander of The Greater New Orleans Area Command with responsibility for the Center of Hope and Hurricane Katrina Response. The Frizzells have also served as the corps officers of Columbia, South Carolina as well as Fayetteville and Thomasville, North Carolina.

Major Ethan Frizzell achieved a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy School.  Current studies are integrating behavioral sciences with subjective quality of life in order to maximize individual choice. Major Frizzell’s passion is to develop policy, service, and learning in community.

Major Sue Frizzell is recognized for her disciplined manner of quality programs of The Salvation Army. Her capabilities to encourage others in mission connect training and opportunity for ministry for the young, and the young of heart.  Major Frizzell is skilled at developing officers and personnel for the benefit of changing lives.

Ethan, Sue, with their two children, Canaan & Hallie, enjoy spending time outdoors on the water, camping and family. There is great excitement to enjoy the sights and sounds of the Nashville area.


Major Ethan Frizzell – Area Commander

Major Sue Frizzell – Associate Area Commander and North Campus Officer

Harold Witherspoon – Executive Director of Development

April Calvin – Director of Social Services

Mike Yonnotti – Property Maintenance Director

Detra Brown – Human Resources Director

Misty Ratcliff – Development & Communications Manager

Anneke Valk – Volunteer Coordinator

Taylor Kass – Donor Relations Manager

James Smith – Pathway of Hope Director

Carlos Lowe – Red Shield Kids Club Director

Alyssa Stasny – Supportive Housing Director

Lts. Nathaniel & Raquel Revaula – South Campus Officers

Lt. Alyssa Irvin – East Campus Corps Officer

Lt. Brittany Sanford – North Campus Assistant Officer

Advisory Board 2019-2020

The Salvation Army Advisory Board is a special group of local business, community, and civic leaders who share their time, talents, and treasures to help The Salvation Army fight poverty in Middle Tennessee. 

Individuals interested in joining The Salvation Army Advisory Board should attend one of our monthly Talk and Tour to familiarize yourself with our impact on the impoverished community. To inquire about attending please contact Harold Witherspoon, Executive Director of Development at 615-242-0411 or to schedule a time to visit. Our standardized tours are held every third Thursday of the month beginning at 12 Noon.

Chairperson – Tom Stumb, Truxton Trust

Treasurer – Bob Britton – Business Consultant

Women’s Auxiliary Chairperson – Cookie Richardson

John Anderson – Community Volunteer

Bob Britton  – Community Volunteer

– Charles Bryan – Bryan Financial Services, Inc.

*Helen Cummings – Community Volunteer

Paul Davidson – Waller, Lansden, Dortch & Davis

Ronald Davis  – Trevecca Nazarene University         

*William Denny – Denny Properties

*Ben Gambill, Jr. – Community Volunteer

*Ralph Glassford – Community Volunteer

Jeff Gray – Specialty Care

Daniel Green – HCA Healthcare 

Drew Hart – Inflammo

Sam Harwell – Big Time Toys

Jane Haynes  – Community Volunteer

Robert Hilton – Community Volunteer

Anthony Holmes – Community Volunteer                 

Rob Hoskins – DVL Public Relations

Jeff JarrettWWE

Walker Mathews – R.C. Mathews Contractor

Rod McDaniel S3 Recycling Solutions

Lynn McPheeters – Community Volunteer


Derek Miller – Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Ric Miller – Willis of Tennessee 

*Dortch Oldham Jr. – Keller Williams Realty

*Sidney Pilson – Lattimore, Black, Morgan & Cain, PC

Steve Pusey – Trevecca Nazarene University

Douglas Remke – First Bank

Paula Roberts – Belmont University

Lynn Scarola – Community Volunteer   

*W.E. Sheriff – American Retirement Corporation

Cathy Shull – Community Volunteer

Rod Spann – Truxton Trust

Abby Spaulding – Community Volunteer  

Jimmy Spradley – Standard Candy Company (Retired)

Terry Stengel – Community Volunteer

Roddy L. Story – Tennessee Bank & Trust

Tom Stumb – Truxton Trust

Joy Styles – Community Bridge Builder

*William E. Turner, Jr. – Merrill Lynch

Randy Wolcott – North Star Real Estate Advisors

Carolyn Yates Rambo – Pinnacle Asset Management  

Dana Zelenik – Community Volunteer  

*Denotes Emertius Members
– Denotes Lifetime Members