Elect Mark Skidmore, Republican, Tennessee 45th District State Representative

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Vote August 5, 2004


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.
Political Career
  • 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.

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