Senator Steve Southerland

District 1
R – Morristown
Cocke, Greene, and Hamblen Counties & Part of Sevier County

District Address
4648 Harbor Drive
Morristown, TN 37814

E-Mail Address
[email protected]

Nashville Address
301 6th Avenue North
Suite 10 Legislative Plaza
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone (615) 741-3851
Fax (615) 253-0330

Staff Contact
Hannah Ramey, Executive Assistant; Callan Wilkerson,Research Analyst

Personal Website:

Biographical Information

  • Born March 8, 1955
  • Married, wife Cheri; one child, Mattea
  • Walters State Community College
  • Mortgage Broker

Public Office

  • Senate member of the 103rd through 110th General Assemblies
  • Chairman of the Senate Energy, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
  • Member, Senate Government Operations Committee
  • Member, Joint Government Operations Education, Health and General Welfare Subcommittee
  • Member, Joint Government Operations Judiciary and Government Subcommittee
  • Member, Joint Fiscal Review Committee

Community Involvement

  • Buffalo Trail Baptist Church
  • Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Rotary Club
  • National Rifle Association

Honors and Awards

  • 2005 Legislator of the Year by the TN Development Districts

Senator Steve Southerland