Junior League of Knoxville

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Biography for Sarah Lightner
Sarah Lightner
Education & Training Council Director
Sarah is a self-employed accountant who loves cheering on the VOLS! She attended UTK where she earned her bachelors degree in Business Administration and masters degree in Accounting. She has been married to Justin Lightner for 5 years and is stepmom to Sydney (13). This will be her 8th year in JLK and fourth serving on the Board. Sarah also serves on the Board of Shangri-la Therapeutic Academy of Riding and is involved with Decoding Dyslexia TN, advocating for dyslexia awareness at the local, State and Federal levels. She credits the League with providing her the leadership skills needed to be an advocate working for effective change. Her favorite part of Junior League is "being surrounded and supported by like-minded women who are passionate about making a difference in our community. The League allows me to help others, become a more informed and involved community member and meet some amazing women!" she says.

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