Veterans Service Staff

All bios are sorted alphabetically.

Charlie Jackson

Veteran Programs Coordinator

Charlie Jackson is an Army veteran who spent six years active duty service with the 160th SOAR(A). He earned his undergraduate degree in business from Lipscomb University and is currently finishing his master’s degree in strategic leadership. As the Veteran Services program coordinator, Jackson plans a number of seminars and...

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615.966.1870 (ext. 1870)

Sam Lynn

Transfer Credentials Specialist-Veterans

Lynn is a Marine Corps veteran who spent ten years’ active duty service with the 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, including four years as the Chief Instructor and Administrator of Headquarters Battalion's marksmanship coach and instructor academy in Twentynine Palms, California. He earned his undergraduate degree in business at Lipscomb...

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615.966.6676 (ext. 6676)

Daniel Phipps

Outreach Coordinator

Contact via email
615.966.1117 (ext. 1117)

placeholder for Billie Scroggins

Veterans Certifying Official

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615.966.1058 (ext. 1058)

Tom Seals

Professor of Biblical Practice
Veteran Chaplain

Tom teaches undergraduate Bible courses as well as Biblical ethics and textual studies. He received his BA in Biblical languages from Lipscomb in 1971, his M.T.S. degree from Wesley Seminary in Washington, D.C. in 1976, and his D. Min. degree from Memphis Theological Seminary in Memphis, TN, in 1999. In...

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615.966.6642 (ext. 6642)

Chad Staggs

Director of Veterans Services

Chad J. Staggs is the director of Veteran Services. Staggs oversees the office, as well as our veteran students’ personal, professional, academic and spiritual needs. Focused on the transitional process into the classroom Staggs facilitates, collaborates and provides key leadership connecting university faculty and staff in addition to community partnerships...

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615.966.5176 (ext. 5176)