Bleu Copas (President Emeritus) -  Bleu is a Johnson City native, is a Peer Support Specialist for Veterans by day, and a community activist the rest of the time. Bleu's passion for advocacy has played out on a national scale in the fight to end "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," and more recently as a co-founder of KGMC and an officer for Tennessee Equality Project. He lives in Powell with his partner Ricky and their two dogs, Cole and Yo, and in his rare spare time, he plays softball and volleyball, delves into musical theatre around the region, and cheers on the VOLS as often as possible.

Joshua Purvis - President - Josh is assistant director for a national e-learning company based here is Knoxville. Originally from Orange County California, he is a graduate of the University of Tennessee. Prior to KGMC, Josh was involved with other music organizations including Drum Corps International, Winter Guard International, and the Carolina Indoor Performance Association. 

Kyle Schellinger - Vice President - Kyle is the resident Cutter/Draper for the Clarence Brown Theatre at the University of Tennessee as well as a freelance Costume Designer, with a Master of Fine Arts in Costume Design from the University of Arizona, Tucson.  Kyle began his career in theatre as a musical theatre performer, but found that being backstage suited him best until joining the Knoxville Gay Men's Chorus in 2013 where he puts his backstage talents to use as Production Supervisor. 

Ted Loposser -Treasurer - Ted is a Knoxville, TN native. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and a Human Relations Coordinator for Food City. He has been active in chorus groups since his days at South Doyle High School. He has been involved with KGMC for 2 years. When not singing with the KGMC, he participates in the choral activities of MCC Knoxville and has served on other boards and committees throughout the area. 

Stephen Henderson - Secretary -  Stephen has a strong music background from childhood while watching his grandmother singing in church from the old shape note hymnal and playing the piano.  He learned how to sing in church choirs and playing the trombone in the Sevier County High School marching band. He currently is working at Knoxville Area Transit as the lead in the Paratransit office for scheduling and dispatching busses out for the handicapped, disabled and elderly service for the city of Knoxville. 

Doug Poff - At Large Member- Doug is a Founding Member of KGMC. He is a Virginia native and a graduate of MCV School of Pharmacy. He likes to drag his Vol partner, Mike Hammond, of six years to Va Tech football games. Go Hokies! They have 2 boxers, Kahlua and Jäger. 

Michael Taylor - At Large Member-  Bio Coming Soon...

 

Donald Rickels - At Large Member  -  Donald Rickels has been with KGMC since January 2013.  He is a corporate travel reservations agent with World Travel Service, Inc.  He also sings in the choir at Church St United Methodist Church.  He is a graduate of Seymour High School and the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.  He is an avid UT fan, especially football and the Lady Vols.  This is his 2nd year on the KGMC Board.

 

Guy Jacobs - At Large Member  -  Bio Coming Soon....

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