(January 6, 2011, NASHVILLE) – Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey today announced that Senator Becky Massey (R – Knoxville) will serve the Senate as a member of the Government Operations Committee, the Transportation and Safety Committee and the Health and Welfare Committee in the upcoming session of the General Assembly. Sen. Massey won a special election on Nov. 8 to represent District 6 and is the newest member of the state Senate.
“Sen. Massey is a strong, conservative addition to the Senate,” said Lt. Governor Ramsey. “Her life experience has prepared her well to serve the people of the Tennessee in a myriad of different ways. She will be a champion of good government here in the Senate.”
“I’m very eager to get to work serving the State of Tennessee on these very important committees,” said Sen. Massey. “These assignments will allow me use my experience in the private sector to keep our government small and our people safe and healthy. I’m humbled that Lt. Governor Ramsey has shown such confidence in me.”
A graduate of the University of Tennessee, Massey is currently the Executive Director of the Sertoma Center. The center serves over 100 adults with intellectual disabilities by providing vocational training, part-time employment, mental health support, life skills and residential services.
She resides in Knoxville with her husband, Morton. They have two adult daughters Courtney and Kristen.