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Senator Janice Bowling

R-Tullahoma
District 16 — Coffee, Franklin, Grundy, Marion, Sequatchie, Van Buren and Warren Counties — Map

district address

2315 Ovoca Road
Tullahoma, TN 37388

nashville address

301 6th Avenue North
Suite 310A, War Memorial Bldg.
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone 615-741-6694
sen.janice.bowling@capitol.tn.gov

Personal Information

  • Married, three grown children, five grandchildren
  • Baptist
  • BS in Elementary Education/Special Education, Auburn University
  • Former Special Education Teacher in Lee County, Ala.

Community Involvement

  • President of Tennessee’s Backroads Heritage
  • Member, Arnold Community Council, twice President
  • Charter Member, Motlow Ladies' Philanthropic Society providing scholarships to non-traditional Women students
  • Member, Southern Tennessee Ladies' Society providing college scholarships to 7 Southern Tennessee High School seniors
  • Former President of the South Jackson Civic Association and Chairman of the March of Dimes.
  • Past President of the Coffee/Moore County Service Unit of the Salvation Army
  • Formerly served on Board of Directors of the Coffee County Vocational Training Center
  • Formerly served on Board of Directors of Coffee County Senior Citizens
  • Formerly served on Board of Directors of Multi-County Cancer Support Network
  • Formerly served on Board of Directors of UTSI Support Council
  • Life Member, NRA
  • Air Force Materiel Command Community Liaison Program
  • Multi-County Cancer Support Network, Tennessee’s Backroads Heritage
  • South Jackson Civic Association; Horse Play, Inc.
  • Eagle Forum
  • Alpha Chi Omega Social Sorority
  • Grace Baptist Church

Current Session

Staff Contacts

  • Sabrina Langlois

Service in Public Office

  • Senate member of the 108th General Assembly
  • Member, Senate Government Operations Committee
  • Member, Senate State and Local Government Committee
  • Member, Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
  • Member, Joint Government Operations Judiciary and Government Subcommittee
  • Member, Joint Government Operations Education, Health and General Welfare Subcommittee
  • Tullahoma Alderman from 1992-2004, 2005-2008
  • State Executive Committee Woman for Senate District 16
  • Served as Chairman of the Board of Zoning Appeals and as a member of the Tullahoma Utility Board
  • 1996-2000, District Director of the 11 Middle Tennessee counties for Congressional District 4

Honors and Awards

  • 2011, Statesman of the Year for Congressional District 4