Commissioner, Knox County, Tenn.
Dr. Dasha Lundy is serving her first term on the Knox County Commission representing District 1. Dr. Lundy is a visionary leader and community advocate. She was born and raised in East Knoxville and still resides in that area. She attended Chilhowee Elementary, Carter Middle and Carter High School. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in chemistry from the University of TN at Chattanooga. She also has masters and doctorate degrees physical therapy from Tennessee State University and the University of TN in Chattanooga, respectively. Dr. Lundy also is co-owner of The Women LLC, a firm whose mission is to create avenues to financing small businesses for the African-American Community. She is currently active in many organizations, including being the former president of the Burlington Residents Association, vice chair of the Board of Trustees for Knoxville College, Commissioner for the Knoxville City Historic Zoning Commission, a board member of the East TN Community Design Center and many other community organizations. In 2019, Dr. Lundy was recognized by the Young Professionals of Knoxville as an Outstanding Young Professional. She is passionate about community and economic development, especially for low-income communities. Dr. Lundy’s vision is for low-income communities to have access and opportunity to become sustainable. In her free time, she loves to read and spend time with her family.