RRS Team


Our Regional Relationship Specialists are available to help you make AP Access for ALL a success in your school.

Click below to learn more about each of our Regional Relationship Specialists.

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Marti Cleveland

Regional Relationship Specialist - First Tennessee Region

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Jill Jaynes

Regional Relationship Specialist - East Tennessee Region

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Samantha Travis

Regional Relationship Specialist - Southeast Region

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Janet Graham

Regional Relationship Specialist - Upper Cumberland Region

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Lisa Brewer

Regional Relationship Specialist - South Central Region

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Dana Jetter

Regional Relationship Specialist - Mid Cumberland Region

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Donna Smith

Regional Relationship Specialist - Northwest Region


Jon Frye

Regional Relationship Specialist - Southwest Region

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Marti Cleveland


Marti declared her intention to be a teacher in 2nd Grade, and has spent her entire life focused on helping others learn.  After graduating Cum Laude with a degree in Mathematics from ETSU, she taught general, advanced, and AP-track math at Dobyns Bennett High School in Kingsport for 12 years.  After starting her family, volunteering in the elementary schools in Johnson City, and tutoring math students in middle school, high school and college, she re-entered the formal workforce running book fairs for Scholastic. When she’s not busy helping children or the teachers who support them, you will find Marti and her husband, Fred, at the baseball and softball fields where they support three aspiring athletes on three different teams at the same time!

Jill Jaynes

East Region

Jill Jaynes’s eventful career path has included volunteering, nonprofit work, marketing and political advising. She has served on the office staff of both Senator Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander as well as been the Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Branding at her alma mater, Tusculum University. Now working with Niswonger Jill’s volunteerism speaks to the passion she feels for putting others first. Jill is recently married to Patrick Jaynes, has a daughter and two grandchildren and enjoys painting.

Samantha Travis

Southeast Region

Samantha Travis served as the Regional Center for Nuclear Education and Training (RCNET) technical specialist/grant coordinator at Chattanooga State Community College since 2015 where she promoted RCNET and the nuclear programs offered at the college. Samantha assists with developing a pipeline of prospective employers and assists students with application processes, resume writing, and interview skills. She also served on high school advisory committees and coordinated workshops for secondary students and professional development for teachers. In addition to her experience as the technical specialist/grant coordinator, she holds a Bachelor of Professional Studies in Technology Management. She also advised current and prospective students on classes and which career paths they have available in the nuclear industry, as well as other STEM careers. Samantha has also served as an adjunct instructor for the radiation protection program at the college.

Janet Graham

Upper Cumberland Region

Janet Graham has served the Cumberland County School district of Tennessee for more than 42 years, with roles including teacher, State Department Consultant, elementary and high school principal, supervisor of K-12 curriculum and, most recently, Director of Schools. Janet is a graduate of Tennessee Technological University and is married to Mike Graham, with three daughters and five grandchildren.

Lisa Brewer

South Central Region

Lisa Brewer worked for Gibson County Special School District for 32 years.  She started her career in education as an elementary school teacher and then became a school counselor; serving grades 9-12 her last 10 years. During her time as a high school counselor, Lisa was Dual Enrollment Coordinator.  Planning schedules and advising students in college and career choices is her specialty. She earned her Bachelor’s in Education and Master’s in Psychology from the University of Tennessee at Martin.  Lisa has always enjoyed working with students, educators, and families to ensure students have the best opportunities possible.

Dana Jetter​

Mid-Cumberland Region

Dana Jetter has over 13 years of teaching experience in various urban classroom settings including co-teaching in a special education inclusion classroom as well as honor level Math courses. In previous roles, she has worked with first generation, at-risk or underprepared students and families with their transition from high school to post-secondary through academic advising, community service and tutoring sessions. She earned a Bachelor’s in Mathematics from Central State University and Master’s in Mathematics Education from Cambridge College. Dana has dedicated herself to becoming a life-long educator and learner, and she strives to instill a similar desire in all of the students with whom she works.

Donna Pesnell Smith

Northwest Region

Donna Smith is a long-time Tennessee educator, serving as a teacher and librarian in Lauderdale County for 42 years. During her time in Lauderdale County, she served as the Dual Enrollment and Distance Learning Coordinator for ten years, giving her first-hand experience supporting students in Niswonger Online courses. Donna is a graduate of Union University. She and her husband have two grown children.

Jon Frye

Southwest Region

Jon Frye is a lifelong Tennessean and learning enthusiast with more than 32 years of experience in the public education domain. Originally a math and physics teacher, Jon has also served as Career Technical Education (CTE) Director in two school districts and represented Tennessee at the organization’s national level. He was a Principal of the Year finalist in 2014-15 and now resides in Dyersburg, TN.