MayorTommy BraggTerm: 2010 - 2014Phone: 615-849-2629E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tommy Bragg was first elected Mayor on April 16, 2002, to a four-year term as Murfreesboro Mayor on a platform of improving educational excellence in the city schools system, support for Middle Tennessee State University, an improved business climate and a focus on responsible growth to enhance Murfreesboro's quality of life.
He was chosen 2005 Mayor of the Year by the Tennessee Municipal League, served as League President in 2006 when he was re-elected by the citizens of Murfreesboro to a second four-year term. The citizens elected Bragg to a third term in April 2010. He currently is in his second term as a member of the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.
Bragg was born in Murfreesboro in 1947 and, along with his wife Jeanne, has three children, Beth (Alex) Jennings, Anne (Chris) Warren and John, III. They have one grandchild, Jeanne Warren.
He earned a degree in journalism from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and is a retired Colonel in the Tennessee Air National Guard. He is former owner of Courier Printing in Smyrna and is a former president of the Printing Industry Association of the South and an inductee to the Benjamin Franklin Honor Society of the Printing Industry of America. He is a Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow and a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity.
He is currently a member of the MTSU Foundation Heritage Club, serves on the Board of Professional Advisors to the MTSU College of Mass Communications, and is a Trustee of the MTSU Foundation. He attends St. Rose Church where he has served as Sunday School teacher and finance committee chairman.