Meet our staff

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Executive Director

Ashley Claiborne


Ashley grew up in Campbell County and her educational background includes Campbell County High School, East Tennessee State University (B.S. Political Science-major & Psychology-minor), Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law (J.D.) Ashley married her husband Mark, a fellow Campbell Countian, in 2015. In the spring of 2018, Ashley was welcomed as a new member the CLC board. After deciding to close her law practice in the fall of 2019, Ashley was hired by the CLC and began serving in her official capacity as Executive Director on January 1, 2020. She is thrilled with her new position and looks forward to being a part of the future of the CLC with much prayer and the support of our board and community.

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Billy Smith


Billy is a pastor at Hope & Stand Church in Jacksboro. He is married to his lovely wife Shawn and is the father of six children. Billy began teaching the Firm Foundations course at the CLC during the Spring 2019 semester and has enjoyed the opportunity to teach God's Word to high school students on a daily basis. Billy says, “Serving the CLC and the students is a great privilege for me. It is my life’s  mission to learn more about and communicate better God’s Word to all people. Everyday, I am able to add value into the these incredible students, and I am blessed to have them in my life. Thank you for allowing me the joy to be a part of this exciting, life-changing opportunity.”

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Teacher & Program Director

Stephanie Lloyd


Stephanie first joined the Christian Learning Center in August 2019 as the teaching assistant for our classes and now serves as our teacher and program director. She grew up in Oneida, TN, has a Bachelor's degree in English Education (grades 5-12) from Asbury University, and holds a Tennessee teaching certificate. After graduating college, Stephanie became a loyal Campbell Countian by way of Galilee Bible Camp, where she has served for many years as a summer staff and program director. Stephanie loves working with teenagers to teach and encourage them each day. She says, “The CLC has offered me the perfect blend of utilizing my teacher training as well as my passion for teen discipleship. Getting to invest biblical teaching into these students on a daily basis is such a rare opportunity and such a joy.”

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Ministry Assistant

Jake Lane


Jake grew up in Campbell County and is currently attending Roane State Community College pursuing a degree in Elementary Education. Jake began working at the Christian Learning Center as our ministry assistant in March 2021 to support students in the classroom and assist with other office duties. He says, "I love to work with kids and spread the good news of the Gospel. I hope to further assist students to understand and apply God's Word into their life."

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