Commissioners and Staff

Steve Bailey


Term: 2020-2025, Congressional District 2

Steve Bailey is both a community and arts leader on a state, regional and national level. He previously served on the board from 2014-2018 and was Chair in 2018.

Steve founded Volunteer Lumber Sales in 1979, which he continues to operate. He is very active with the Knoxville Museum of Art, as former chair and current trustee. He served as chair for the KMA Finance committee and chair of the KMA Endowment. He is currently the Board President of the Arts & Cultural Alliance in Knoxville. Steve is also a trustee of the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, and serves on St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral’s finance committee.

He is married to Ann H. Bailey and they have three adult children.