Dr. Martha Buchanan

YWCA Knoxville and the Tennessee Valley | About Us

“Each time a woman stands up for herself, she stands up for all women."

-Maya Angelou

Dr. Martha Buchanan joined the YWCA Knoxville and the Tennessee Valley in October 2022 as the Interim Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Buchanan will serve in this role, working hand-in-hand with staff and the board of directors, while the organization participates in a local and nationwide search for a permanent CEO.

Before coming to the YWCA, Martha served as the former Director of the Knox County Health Department.

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