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Rep. Brenda Gilmore

District 54 — Part of Davidson County — Map

district address

3009 Vista Valley Court
Nashville, TN 37218

nashville address

301 6th Avenue North
Suite 26 Legislative Plaza
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone (615) 741-1997
Fax (615) 253-0361

Personal Information

  • Born on December 9, 1952 in Sumner County
  • Married with one child
  • Member, Mt. Zion Baptist Church
  • Retired Director at Vanderbilt University
  • B.S. degree in Business, Tennessee State University, 1984
  • Master of Human Resource Development, Vanderbilt University, 1988
  • Graduate, Tennessee Government Executive Institute
  • Graduate, Leadership Vanderbilt
  • Graduate, Leadership Nashville

Community Involvement

  • President, C.A.B.L.E.
  • Member, League of Women Voters
  • Nashville Women Political Caucus
  • Women in the Nineties (WIN)
  • NAACP, Lifetime member
  • Tennessee State University Alumni Association
  • National Hook-Up of Black Women, Chair, Legislative Committee
  • Music City Chapter of Links, Chair, Legislative Committee
  • Top Ladies of Distinction
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
  • Former Chair, Senior Expo 2003-04
  • Former Advisory Board, Junior League
  • Former President, and Chair of Strategic Planning and Leadership Committees for Senior Citizens, Inc.

Current Session

Staff Contacts

  • Lenekra Starnes

Service in Public Office

  • House member of the 105th through 109th General Assemblies
  • Member, House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
  • Member, House Criminal Justice Committee
  • Member, House Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
  • Member, Joint Fiscal Review Committee
  • Nashville Metro Council 1999-2003; Re-Elected August 2003