“I can say without a doubt that I believe my job is serving people and I am enormously thankful for the opportunity I have had to work for the people of Anderson County. During the coming weeks of the campaign, I look forward to sharing the positive progress we’ve made and the accomplishments we’ve celebrated,” said Mayor Terry Frank.
Frank has been focused on education, youth development, jobs and economic opportuni-ty, but has also devoted much time and energy to veterans, senior adults, animal welfare issues as well as the issues surrounding opiate addiction.
Solution minded, Frank maintains a com-mitment to fiscal restraint and business minded leadership on behalf of Anderson County tax-payers.
Frank currently serves as Chairman of District 2 Homeland Security Council; Board member of East Tennessee Economic Development Agency (ETEDA), Vice Chairman of the Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization; board member of Y-12 Community Relations Council; member, board of directors of Association of Tennessee Valley Governments; board member of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Advisory Board; Chairman, Local Elected Officials Workforce and Innovation and Opportunity Act Board; board mem-ber of the East Tennessee Area Agency on Aging and Disability; former Chairman of the East Tennessee Development District (ETDD) and East Tennessee Human Resource Agency (ETHRA) policy councils; Chairman of Anderson County Animal Welfare Task Force, Anderson County Economic Development Association (ACEDA) and many other boards and committees.
She attended both the University of the South at Sewanee and Middle Tennessee State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. Prior to her election in 2012, she and her husband Lee owned and operated Nature’s Marketplace in Oak Ridge for nearly 20 years.
A proud Anderson County native, Frank’s early years were growing up in Oliver Springs. She graduated from Anderson County High School and in college met husband Lee.
Lee and Terry reside in Clinton and have three sons and one daughter-in-law: Atticus (26) and his wife Rachel; Davis (25) and youngest son Avery (18.)
They attend Second Baptist in Clinton.