To Assure Academic and Personal Success For Each Child

School Board

Board Members

Butch Campbell

Butch Campbell

(Chair) Mr. Campbell began his teaching career at Murfreesboro City Schools. During his career, he served 31 years as principal of Walter Hill Elementary in the Rutherford County School System. Mr. Campbell has served as the official basketball clock operator for MTSU since 1977 and was elected to the TSSAA Hall of Fame in 2012.  He was elected to the board in 2008 and is serving his second term.
Boardmanship Achievement – Level IV*
Email Mr. Campbell at bcampbe3@bellsouth.net

Jared Barrett

Jared Barrett

Mr. Barrett manages local, state, and federal projects as an archaeologist for a cultural resource management firm in Nashville. He currently serves on the Rutherford County Board of Zoning Appeals, Rutherford County Beer Board, and the Tennessee Council for Professional Archaeology. Mr. Barrett is serving his first term.
Boardmanship Achievement – Level II*
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Andy Brown

Andy Brown, MD

Dr. Brown retired as the Chief Medical Officer for Middle Tennessee Medical Center in 2012. He served as a pediatrician in Murfreesboro for 20 years. Dr. Brown is currently working to develop Emergency and Family Medicine residency programs for the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center and Saint Thomas Health. Dr. Brown was elected in 2012 and is serving his first term on the Board.
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Nancy Phillips

Nancy Phillips

Ms. Phillips was elected to the Board in 2000 and is currently serving her third four-year term. In addition to her duties as a Board Member, she is a voice-over artist and is creator and producer of “Murphry’s Burrow,” a child’s educational program shown on Channel 3.
Boardmanship Achievement – Level III*
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Nancy Rainier

Nancy Rainier

(Vice-Chair) Ms. Rainier retired in 2010 after teaching 37 1/2 years. She taught in Murfreesboro City Schools at Reeves-Rogers, Northfield, and was the Librarian at John Pittard. Prior to that she taught in Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, and Rutherford County. Ms. Rainier was appointed to the Board in 2011 and is currently serving her second term.

Boardmanship Achievement – Level II*

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Collier Smith

Collier Smith

Ms. Smith is the parent of three Murfreesboro City Schools students. Ms. Smith is a founding trustee and serves as secretary of The City Schools Foundation which provides funds for science and math enrichment as well as parity within MCS schools. Ms. Smith joined the Board in 2011 and is serving her second term.

Boardsmanship Achievement – Level I*
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Phil King

Phil King

Mr. King works for United Parcel Service and has almost 20 years of experience working with business owners and decision makers helping them grow their business. Mr. King was elected in 2014 and is serving his first term on the Board.
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Ron Washington

Ron Washington

(City Council Liaison) Mr. Ron Washington was appointed as City Council’s liaison to the School Board in May, 2006. He is the District Manager for Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation.
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*To encourage professional growth of school board members, TSBA offers certified board member awards and a master board member award to members who invest their time and effort into becoming more informed and more effective school board members. The award is given for participation in activities outside of local school board obligations. There are five levels of achievement.