Several officials from Tusculum College were among those who attended a community reception for Carlyle Walton. Walton, a member of the College’s Board of Trustees, has accepted a position as president and chief executive officer of Metroplex Health System in Texas. He has served as president and CEO of Takoma Regional Hospital in Greeneville since 1998. Tusculum College President Dr. Nancy B. Moody presented Walton with a citation of appreciation for his service as a trustee, and a gift of glasses etched with the Tusculum College seal for his wife, Astrid. Walton has served as a trustee since February 2006. As a trustee, he has served on the Audit, Buildings and Grounds, Executive, Finance and Investments, and Institutional Advancement committees of the Board. Active in the community, Walton has served in leadership positions in the Greene County United Way and the Greene County Partnership. He has served as a member of the Regional Policy Board in Region 4 of the American Hospital Association, Tennessee State Board of Licensure of Healthcare Facilities, Kiwanis Club of Greeneville and the Comcare Human Rights Committee. Walton’s service also includes membership on the boards of various organizations including Holston United Methodist Home for Children, Heritage Community Bank, the Greeneville/Greene County Emergency Medical Service and the Greene County Partnership as well as the Tusculum College Board of Trustees. Above are Mark Stokes, director of facilities at Tusculum; Steve Gehret, vice president and chief financial officer; Walton; Dr. Moody; Susan Vance, interim vice president for institutional advancement, and Suzanne Richey, director of college communications.