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Rep. Joe Armstrong

D-Knoxville
District 15 — Part of Knox County — Map

district address

4708 Hilldale Drive
Knoxville, TN 37914
Phone (865) 357-1524

nashville address

301 6th Avenue North
Suite 33 Legislative Plaza
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone (615) 741-0768
Fax (615) 253-0316
rep.joe.armstrong@capitol.tn.gov

Personal Information

  • Born on November 30, 1956 in Knoxville, TN
  • Married, wife, LeTonia, 4 children
  • Methodist
  • Broadcasting
  • B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee 1981
  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity - Iota Alpha Chapter
  • National Insurance Association
  • Leadership Knoxville 1986

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Mercy Health Partners
  • Wee Course Junior Golf Program
  • Knoxville Community Action Committee
  • University of Tennessee Alumni Association
  • Lifetime member Beck Cultural Exchange Center
  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
  • Knoxville NAACP
  • Knoxville College Boosters Club
  • Men's Health Network
  • Health Equity Commission
  • National Insurance Association

Current Session

Staff Contacts

  • Brittney Anthony

Service in Public Office

  • House member of the 96th through 108th General Assemblies
  • Member, House Finance, Ways and Means Committee
  • Member, House Finance, Ways and Means Subcommittee
  • Knox County commissioner 1982-88, Vice-Chairman 1986-88

Honors and Awards

  • 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission "MLK Distinguished Award Recipient"
  • 2012 National Black Caucus of State Legislators "Crystal Gavel Award"
  • 2006 and 2008 Tennessee Men's Health Network - Legislator of the Year Award
  • 2006 National Black Caucus of State Legislators - Legislator of the Year Award
  • 2005 National Black Caucus and National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators - Health Disparities Leadership Award
  • Tennessee Men's Health Network - "Legislator of the Year Award" 2005
  • Tom Joyner Foundation “Hardest Working Volunteer Award” 2004
  • National Conference for Community and Justice – “Humanitarian Award” 2004; AARP “Legislative Champion Award” 2004
  • National Alliance for the Mental Ill (NAMI) - “Legislator of the Year Award” 2003
  • Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the World, Tennessee State Association - “Nathaniel Brayboy Humanitarian Award“ 2003
  • Tennessee Association of Human Resource Agencies “Legislator of the Year Award” 2003;
  • County Officials Association of Tennessee “Legislator of the Year Award” 2002-03
  • Tennessee Reflexologist Association - Appreciation Award 2002