|Mark Skidmore has a lifelong commitment
to Sumner County and to conservative issues.
He has lived in the 45th State House District for 35 years.
- Graduated Hendersonville High School, 1980.
- Attended Volunteer State Community College.
- Graduated Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor's
of Science Degree.
- Elected to Hendersonville Board of Mayor and Alderman, 1987.
Serving fifth consecutive term.
- Served as Hendersonville's Public Works Committee Chairman
for 17 years.
- Served two terms on Hendersonville Planning Commission. Served
on the following committees:
Captial Projects Committee
Long-range Planning Committee
Chairman, federal-state mandated Storm Water Drainage Committee
- Certificate of Honor from State Senator Mae Beavers
for efforts in leading the fight against proposed uranium plant
being built upstream from Sumner County in Hartsville, Tenn.
- Took leadership role in building new police department
building in Hendersonville that came in under budget.
- As Public Works Committee Chairman oversaw the
construction of several bridges including the Rockland Road
Bridge and Drakes Creek Park Bridge.
- Led efforts to improve safety for children by
building sidewalks around schools.
|Organizations and Charities
- Charter member of Lakeside Rotary Club.
- Involved with Drakes Creek Park Kids Kingdom renovation project.
- Annual participant in Relay for Life cancer walk.
- "Just Say No" program.
- VFW poppy sale.
- Shriner's Children's Hospital annual paper sale.
- 100 Plus Club honoring families of fallen police and firemen.
- Member and lay leader of Rockland Baptist Church.
- Son of the late Col. H.N. Skidmore and Jo Skidmore.
- Operates a civil processing and legal research firm.
- Sister Cheryl J. Skidmore is a Gallatin attorney.
- Mother Jo Skidmore is a Sumner County Commissioner, 10th District
and a City Alderman.