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Senator Todd Gardenhire

District 10 — Bradley and part of Hamilton Counties — Map

district address

P.O. Box 4506
Chattanooga, TN 37405

nashville address

301 6th Avenue North
Suite 11A Legislative Plaza
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone (615) 741-6682
Fax (615) 253-0209

Personal Information

  • Born May 7, 1948
  • Married, wife Sylvia, four children, five grandchildren
  • Senior Vice President, Wealth Management
  • Lookout Valley Presbyterian Church
  • B.S., Business Administration, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 1972

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, 1994-Present, Awakening, Inc.
  • National Rifle Association
  • Hamilton County Pachyderm Club
  • Bethel Bible Village – Former Board Member
  • Cleveland/Bradley County Chamber of Commerce
  • Tennessee Valley Safari Club

Current Session

Staff Contacts

  • Rita Redmond

Service in Public Office

  • Senate member of the 108th General Assembly
  • Member, Senate Education Committee
  • Member, Senate Energy, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
  • Member, Senate Judiciary Committee

Honors and Awards

  • Former Presidential Appointee - Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. (PBGC) Advisory Committee 2006-2010
  • Appointed Chair of PBGC by President George W. Bush by Executive Order 2007-2010.
  • Named Chair of ERISA Advisory Council for 2005 Session by U. S. Secretary of Labor
  • Named Vice Chair of ERISA Advisory Council for 2004 Session by U. S. Secretary of Labor.
  • Nominated as Washington Impact Player of the Year by Institutional Investment News, 2004.
  • U. S. Department of Labor, Investment Management Representative, 2003-2005.
  • U. S. Department of Labor, Investment Counseling Representative, 1985-1987.