Paul Sloan, who has served the state of Tennessee as deputy commissioner since 2005, will be leaving the department to pursue other opportunities.

TN_FlagNASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau announced that Shari Meghreblian, Ph.D. will join the department as Deputy Commissioner for Environment. Meghreblian will help oversee the department’s environmental regulatory programs for the protection of Tennessee’s air, land and water.

“Governor Haslam and I are pleased to have someone with Shari’s significant expertise lead the department’s Bureau of Environment,” said Martineau. “She has been an environmental leader in the private sector with General Motors, worked closely with a number of environmental organizations and understands that environmental leadership goes hand-in-hand with successful business practices and a vibrant economy.”

Meghreblian has served as the environmental operations manager at the General Motors facility in Spring Hill since 2005. Prior to that, she served at the facility under the Saturn Corporation in roles including manager of environmental affairs, production operations supervisor and environmental engineer. She holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Management and a master’s degree in Engineering from Vanderbilt University, and a bachelor of science in Marketing/Economics from Western Kentucky University.

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Source: Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation