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The City of Lawrenceburg is fortunate to be managed by an exceptional group of dedicated individuals.

 

Mayor
Keith Durham

KeithDurham

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25 Public Square,
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
931.762.4459 X107

 

 

Elected Mayor of Lawrenceburg in 2007; he began his political career as an elected Council Member in 2003. Keith is married; he and wife Amy have two children. The Mayor’s position, as well as a Council Member position is considered part time and the Mayor presently manages the internetwork of computer systems for an oil company headquarters and chain of 41 Shell C-Store locations. Keith is a graduate of I.T.T. Technical Institute with a GPA 3.9. After graduation Mayor Durham worked for himself and several other firms including NASA in the field of technology. He once occupied an office at the Pentagon that was destroyed in the 9/11 attack on America. As Mayor he serves on many boards and serves as Chairman of Deacons at his Church. He is very involved in the community and works diligently to make Lawrenceburg a great place to live and work

 

City Administrator
Chris Shaffer

WilliamMcLain

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25 Public Square,
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
931.762.4459 X101

 

 

Chris is a life-long resident of Lawrence County. He was appointed City Administrator in 2012.  Prior to his appointment he worked for 15 years a police officer for the City of Lawrenceburg.  Chris graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Communication.  He also graduated from the Nashville School of Law, where he earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree.  In addition to working as a police officer, Chris has also enjoyed owning and operating his law practice.  He is married to wife April, and has a daughter Elizabeth. It is Chris’ mission to work diligently on efforts to sustain and improve Lawrenceburg citizens quality of life.

 

         

Council Member
Jamie Sevier

JamieSevier

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25 Public Square,
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
931.762.4459 X107

 

 

Jamie Sevier was elected as a Council Member with the City of Lawrenceburg in 2009. He is a life long resident of Lawrenceburg and is married to Shai Miller Sevier. They have three children, Lindy, Jay, and Joe.
Jamie received his Bachelor’s Degree from The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee.
Jamie and Shai are both active members of Sacred Heart Church, Lawrenceburg, where they serve in the Choir.
Jamie serves as a consultant for IMI of Tennessee, Inc. and works with the Van Vickle Insurance Services Agency as a Property and Casualty Agent.
Jamie has been involved with many community organizations; serving on the board of the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, past President of the Kiwanis Club and Lawrenceburg Golf & Country Club. He also is a member of The Knights of Columbus, a Catholic, Fraternal Organization.
Jamie’s father William K. Sevier served as Mayor of Lawrenceburg, and his Great Grandfather John, served as the First Governor of Tennessee.

 

Council Member
Robin Williams

RobinWilliams

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25 Public Square,
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
931.762.4459 X107

 

 

Robin N. Williams was elected to the Lawrenceburg City Council in 2007. He and his wife, Cindy, have one son.
He is currently owner of Williams Appraisal Service and provides appraisals for Real Estate and is a Certified Real Estate Appraiser in the State of Tennessee and has almost 30 years of experience in the appraisal field.
Robin is currently serving on the Lawrenceburg Utility Systems Board as the appointed Council Member, which is an appointment by the Mayor. He is dedicated to helping make the City of Lawrenceburg a better place to live and work and is also dedicated in trying to provide jobs that would give our children a chance to stay here and work if they choose to do. He feels that this should be the number one priority for the City of Lawrenceburg and Lawrence County and will work tirelessly to get this done. Robin feels that Lawrenceburg is a great place to live and is thankful to call Lawrenceburg his home.

         

Council Member
Chad Moore

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25 Public Square,
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
931.762.4459 X107

 

 

.Chad Moore being a life long resident of Lawrenceburg began working for the City as a youth serving as a life guard at the Lawrenceburg Rotary Swimming Pool for six years; and later as the Chaplin for the Lawrenceburg Fire Department for eight years.

Chad is the Associate Pastor at Mars Hill Baptist Church and is married to the former Rachel Gobble. They have two boys Jake and Tate.

 

Council Member
Ronald Fox

RonaldFox

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25 Public Square,
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
931.762.4459 X107

 

 

Ronald was elected to the Lawrenceburg Council in 2009. He is a life long citizen of Lawrenceburg and married to Dean Morrison Fox. They have four children and four wonderful grandchildren. His work history includes teaching school, working with the State of TN in the DOT Engineering Department and the owner/operator of Fox Sporting Goods for the last 23 years. He has devoted much of his time to the children of our community, which he believes is our lifeline to the future.

         

Human Resources Director & Benefits Administrator
Doug Edwards

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25 Public Square,
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
931.762.4459 X102

 

 

Doug joined the City of Lawrenceburg in 2011. He is a retired U.S. Army officer and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in National Security and Public Affairs from The United States Military Academy at West Point, NY.  He also holds a Master of Science Degree in Administration.  Doug served for seven years as Vice President and General Manager of a local wholesale grocer with sales of $20 million annually.  He has been active in the community, serving for nine years as the Chairman of the Board for the Kid’s Place Child Advocacy Center, and is a past Treasurer and past President of the Lawrenceburg Kiwanis Club, where he is still an active member.  Doug is a fundraiser for two veterans’ organizations, the Wounded Warrior Project and Not Alone.  He is a recruiter for West Point and enjoys tutoring students of all ages in various subjects as well as teaching math and English at two Middle Tennessee colleges.

 

Administrative Assistant
Joyce DiCapo

JoyceDiCapo

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25 Public Square,
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
931.762.4459 X107

 

 

Joyce has served as Administrative Assistant to six Mayors for the City of Lawrenceburg. She brings an abundance of experience and wisdom to the Administrative Staff. She states, “The position is both challenging and rewarding, as duties and request vary from day to day and citizen to citizen. I am honored to serve the Mayor, the Board of Council and the citizens of Lawrenceburg”.

         

Emergency Management
Joe Baxter

JoeBaxter

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25 Public Square,
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
931.762.3523

 

 

Joe Baxter has served as Director of the Lawrenceburg/Lawrence County Emergency Management program since December, 1990. He is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to improve emergency and disaster preparedness, including supervision of Lawrenceburg's ambitious flood control project.

Mr. Baxter has served in the position during nine presidentially-declared natural disasters, and managed the recovery process with FEMA disaster assistance and Hazard Mitigation grants. He also manages the Homeland Security Grant program and chairs the seven county director's committee for Homeland Security District 8.

Baxter graduated from the University of North Alabama in 1981, and was a newspaper editor previous to joining the City of Lawrenceburg.

 

Chief of Police
Judy Moore

JudyMoore

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233 West Gaines Street
NBU #1
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
931.762.2276 X249

 

 

Chief Judy Moore was hired at the Lawrenceburg Police Department on September 1, 1980. She was a patrol officer for the first thirteen years of her career. She became Sergeant while on patrol. In 1993 she went into Criminal Investigations and in 1998 she created the Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Division which was among the first in the State of Tennessee. During the year 2000 she attended a three months training at the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. She was later promoted to Lieutenant and then Captain. She was chosen to be Chief of Police on April 25, 2008.

         

Fire Chief
Jay Moore

DonKelly

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233 West Gaines Street
NBU #2
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
931.762.7327

 

 

 

Chief Jay Moore has been a member of the Lawrenceburg Fire Department since March of 1984. He was appointed Chief in December of 2012. He is a life time resident of Lawrenceburg, graduated from Lawrence County High School, a graduate of Volunteer State Community College with an Associate Degree in Fire Science. He currently serves on the Lawrence County Emergency Communication District Board, and is a member of the Tennessee Fire Chiefs Association.

Chief Moore states, "I am proud to be member of this department and honored to be a part of a group of very dedicated professionals who strive for the safety of all those citizens who live in Lawrenceburg and those that choose to visit or work here.

 

Parks & Recreation Mgr.
Beth Campbell

BethCampbell

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927 North Military Ave.
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
931.762.4231

 

 

Beth Campbell has been with the City of Lawrenceburg since August 1987 and is the manager of the Parks and Recreation Department. She is responsible for the development and management of a comprehensive city-wide park and recreation program including but not limited to recreation programming, parks maintenance, overseeing the budget, and supervising department staff. Beth also serves as the staff liaison for the Parks and Recreation Board Advisory Board and the Crockett Theater Board.

Prior to joining the City of Lawrenceburg, Beth served as the recreation operations director for the City of Lewisburg, Tennessee, where she developed and implemented the first recreation program in Lewisburg. Prior to Lewisburg, she worked for the Clayton County Parks and Recreation Department in Jonesboro, Georgia. She holds a bachelor’s degree in recreation from Western Kentucky University.

         

Sanitation Manager
Gary Wayne Hyde

GaryHyde

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2126 Baler Drive
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
931.766.0900

 

 

Gary Wayne Hyde became a city employee on July 30,1980. He worked in various positions until entering Management in 1994. He was promoted to Assistant Department Manager in 2000. In 2003 the City and County formed a unique partnership and Gary Wayne was appointed Lawrence County Solid Waste Director and Recycle Coordinator. He is a TDEC Certified Landfill Operator, SWANA Certified Recycle Systems Manager and a Member of the Regional Solid Waste Planning Board.

 

Publc Works
Jerry Smith

JerrySmith

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100 Ezell Drive
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
931.762.3255

 

 

Jerry began his career at the City of Lawrenceburg in 1988 in the Sanitation Department. He was promoted to a driver’s position and then advanced to Equipment Operator. In 2004 he was promoted to Lead Position then in March of 2009 was promoted to Department Manager.
Jerry states, “The purpose of the Lawrenceburg Street Department is to enhance Lawrenceburg’s quality of life through the construction and operation of a safe, effective streets and sidewalks by providing quality services necessary to meet the demands of our community”.

 

 
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