He will be running on the Republican ticket.
Steve has served the last 5 years as a District 3 County Commissioner and served as Chairman of the Commission for the last two years.
Upon his election to Commission in 2012, Emert immediately began furthering his education in every aspect of the local Government and earned the CPA designation(Certified Public Administrator).
Steve is a long time local business man and entrepreneur. He perseveres when it comes to hard work, ethics and integrity.
He’s been a resident of Anderson County for the last 53 years. His is also an active member of Second Baptist Church in Clinton where he currently serves in the music ministry; on the budget committee; and in local and foreign missions.
He formerly served as a trustee and a Sunday school teacher at Second Baptist Church.
In addition to his Chairman seat, he serves on many local government committees.
He also serves with ASAP (Allies for Substance Abuse), Retire Tennessee committee, Anderson County Tourism and is an active member of the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce.
“When elected, I intend to restore peace and unity throughout our county and within our local governmental departments. It’s vitally important to the well-being of our citizens to progress our county initiatives as a team. It takes everyone in cooperation to run this county, from department heads to each of us as citizens. Anderson County was once well respected across the State and I desire to see that again,” he said in a press release issued earlier this week.
Steve is 25 years married and has two wonderful children. “I am definitely a family man and appreciate the relentless support of my family,” Steve said. “I ask for your vote in 2018 for Anderson County Mayor.”