About Watts Bar Lake Association


The Watts Bar Lake Association is organized exclusively to provide education to interested individuals or groups concerning the use of the lake, to monitor water quality and conservation of the lake’s natural resources, under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code.


The Mission of the Watts Bar Lake Association is to maintain, support, and protect the rights of lake property owners and lake users, provide educational services, and encourage and promote good and practical stewardship of Watts Bar Lake, including its ecology, water quality, resource management.


Regular membership is open to residents and land owners in Meigs, Roane and Rhea counties. Associate membership is open to other parties interested in the purpose and mission of the association. Meetings of the general membership are held biannually. Special meetings may be called as required.

Board of Directors

The business and affairs of the association are managed by a Board of Directors. There are eleven (11) Directors of the Association (2 vacancies), each having a seat on the Board, including a President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. The board is required to have at least one member from each of Meigs, Roane and Rhea counties. The Board meets monthly on the second Tuesday of each month. Members are welcome to attend any board meeting. Current members of the board of directors are as follows:


  • President
    Roger Hinsdale (423) 452-0428
  • Vice President
    Janice Moody (865) 376-1982
  • Secretary
    Harry Smiley
    (803) 640-7870 (Cell)
  • Treasurer
    Teresa Evans
    (423) 365-6486


  • Lee Franz (248) 462-9332
  • Peter Giroux (404) 304-1115
  • Andy Holmbeck (865) 801-6112
  • Amy Wissmiller-Murray (480) 287-4287
  • Dan Uhler (423) 452-0951
  • Open
  • Open

Guest / Members

  • (G) Adam Cosby Rhea Co. Sheriff – (water patrol)
  • (M) Gray Cowart 423-365-2804
  • (G) Scott Ledford, o) 865-632-1326 wsledford@tva.gov, Lenoir City – TVA
  • (M) Bill Ruffner 423-365-2708