Edward F. Wheeler

Honorary Board Member

Edward (Ed) Wheeler is a native of Campbell County, where he still lives on the original land of his ancestor, Thomas Hope.  With a background in banking and land development, community service also plays a role in his life.  He is past president of both the LaFollette Chamber of Commerce and the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce, and founding president of Friends of Cove Lake.  He serves on the boards of Roane State Foundation, Advocacy Board of Children of the Cumberland Mountains Coalition, and the Regional Education and Community Health Services.  he was recently names one of the ten recipients in the U.S. and Canada of an award from the Council for Resource Development for Community Colleges.  Mr. Wheeler has a strong interest in history and genealogy, a passion, he says that goes all the way back to childhood.  He also serves on the ETHS Museum Collections Committee.