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Rep. Tony Shipley

R-Kingsport
District 2 — Part of Sullivan County — Map

district address

P.O. Box 6173
Kingsport 37663

nashville address

301 6th Avenue North
Suite 114 War Memorial Bldg.
Nashville TN 37243
Phone: (615) 741-2886
Fax (615) 253-0247
rep.tony.shipley@capitol.tn.gov

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Personal Information

  • Born August 23, 1953
  • Married, wife Susan, 5 children
  • Retired USAF
  • Protestant
  • Graduate of Sullivan Central High School in Blountville
  • B.A., University of Tennessee in Knoxville
  • Post Graduate Intelligence Program (PGIP) at Defense Intelligence College in Washington D.C.
  • U.S.A.F. Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Alabama; U.S.M.C. Command Staff College, Camp Smith, Hawaii
  • Paramedic, Northeast State Community College, Blountville
  • Critical Care Paramedic, Roane State Community College, Knoxville

Community Involvement

  • Colonial Heights Optimist Club, Past President 2007, Lt. Governor 2008
  • Lions' Club of Sullivan County
  • Order of the Eastern Star, Liberty Chapter
  • Mountain Region Speech and Hearing, Board of Directors
  • Greater Kingsport Pro-Life Volunteers
  • National Rifle Association
  • Kingsport Chamber of Commerce
  • Sullivan County Republican Party

Current Session

Staff Contacts

  • Christopher Rogers

Service in Public Office

  • House member of the 106th through 108th General Assemblies
  • Member, House Criminal Justice Committee
  • Member, House Health Committee
  • Chair, House Criminal Justice Subcommittee
  • Chair, Republican Caucus Task Force on Energy

Honors and Awards

  • U.S.A.F. Bronze Star
  • Optimist Citizen of the Year
  • 2009 AAA Legislator of the Year
  • 2009 Tennessee Psychologist's Association Legislator of the Year