(September 19, 2011, NASHVILLE) – Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey today appointed state Sen. Mae Beavers (R-Mt. Juliet) to the Tennessee Economic Council on Women.
“Sen. Beavers is a leading economic conservative committed to revving up the Tennessee economic engine,” said Lt. Governor Ramsey. “Her record speaks for itself and I’m glad she has agreed to advance the cause of job creation for women.”
The Tennessee Economic Council on Women was formed in 1998 to assess Tennessee women’s economic status. It develops and advocates solutions to help women achieve economic autonomy.
Sen. Mae Beavers began her public service as a Wilson County Commissioner from 1990 and represented West Wilson County in the House of Representatives from 1994 to 2002. She was elected to the Tennessee State Senate in 2002 and was re-elected in 2006 and 2010. Beavers currently serves as Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee.