(Board Chair) Ms. Wade recently retired as a Senior Service-First representative for State Farm Insurance Company. Mrs. Wade has served on the Board since her election in 1998 and is now serving her fourth four-year term.
Boardmandship Achievement – Level V*
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(Vice Chair) Mr. Campbell is a retired teacher and principal. During his career, he served 31 years as principal of Walter Hill Elementary in the Rutherford County School System. He was elected to the board in 2008 and is serving his first term.
Boardmandship Achievement – Level II*
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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 and the Tennessee Council for Professional Archaeology. Mr. Barrett is serving his first term.
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Dr. Brown is a retired pediatrician and currently services as the Chief Medical Officer for Middle Tennessee Medical Center. Dr. Brown was elected in 2012 and is serving his first term on the board.
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Ms. Phillips was elected to the board in April, 2000 and is currently serving her third four-year term. In addition to her duties as a Board Member, she does freelance work as a voice-over artist and is creator and producer of “Murphry’s Burrow,” a child’s educational program shown on Channel 3.
Boardmandship Achievement – Level III*
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Mrs. 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. Mrs. Rainier was appointed to the Board in 2011.
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Ms. Smith is the parent of three Murfreesboro City Schools students. Mrs. 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. She was appointed to the Board in 2011 and is serving her first term.
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(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.