College Savings

Board of Trustees

The College Savings Trust Fund Program Board of Trustees is chaired by Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr.

TNStars College Savings 529 Program logo

The College Savings Trust Fund Board oversees the TNStars College Savings 529 Program and the Baccalaureate Education System Trust (BEST) Prepaid Plan, which was closed on November 30, 2015.


Board Meetings

Board Meeting Notices

Title Date and Time Location Meeting Notice

Audit Committee for the College Savings Trust Fund Program and
the Chairs of Excellence Trust Fund Program

July 18, 2019
10:00 AM (CT)
Tennessee State Capitol — Ground Floor
Executive Conference Room
600 Martin Luther King Jr.
Nashville, TN 
Public meeting notice
College Savings Trust Fund Program Board of Trustees July 17, 2018
10:30 AM (CT)
Tennessee State Capitol — Ground Floor
Executive Conference Room
600 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN 
Public meeting notice
Audit Committee for the College Savings Trust Fund Program and
the Chairs of Excellence Trust Fund Program
July 17, 2018
10:15 AM (CT)
Tennessee State Capitol — Ground Floor
Executive Conference Room
600 Charlotte Avenue 
Nashville, TN 
Public meeting notice

Upcoming Meetings

Members of the Board of Trustees

Board Members

Member Title/Department
David H. Lillard, Jr.
Chairman, State Treasurer
Justin Wilson
Comptroller of the Treasury
Tre Hargett
Secretary of State
Mike Krause
Director, Tennessee Higher Education Commission
Stuart McWhorter
Commissioner, Department of Finance and Administration
Dr. Flora Tydings
Chancellor, Tennessee Board of Regents
Randy Boyd
Interim President, University of Tennessee
Dr. Alisa White
President, Austin Peay State University
Dr. Claude Pressnell
Tennessee Association of Independent Colleges and Universities

Audit Committee Members

The primary purpose of the Committee is to assist the Board in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities with respect to:

  • The financial reporting process
  • The system of internal controls and risk management
  • The internal and external audit process

Member Title/Department
Stuart McWhorter Commissioner, Department of Finance and Administration
Dr. Alisa White President, Austin Peay State University
Randy Boyd Interim President, University of Tennessee
Tre Hargett Secretary of State



Contact Us

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(855) 3TN.STAR (386.7827)

(615) 741.1502 (Local)

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Mailing Address

TNStars College Savings 529 Program
502 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243