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MAYOR W. TROY BEETS

 

 

Mayor Beets moved to Roane County in June, 1969 with his wife Carolyn and sons Jay and Doug.  They have four granddaughters (two (Tayler and Sarah) live in Virginia, one (Becca) in New Jersey and Brittani McClure, a resident of Kingston and the mother of their great-grandchildren, Rowynn and Channing).  Carolyn is a retired Kingston business woman.  He retired as a Section Head from Lockheed Martin Energy Systems in 1998 after 32 years of service in the Information Technology Division.  He worked at various plants during this service including K-25, X-10 and Y-12.  In May 2005, Mayor Beets retired from the Kingston Elementary School where he was employed for six years as a Computer Lab Technical Assistant.

 

Personal Accomplishments:

·         Elected Mayor of Kingston in June, 2005.  Re-elected in June 2009

·         Appointed to the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations -  June 2012

·         Was elected President Elect of the Tennessee County Commissioners Association (TCCA), the statewide organization representing more than 1,640 member of all 95 county legislative bodies in Tennessee

·         Selected as a member and serves as Chairman of the Roane County/TVA Economic Foundation Board

·         Serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors of East Tennessee Human Resource Agency and the East Tennessee Development District

·         Former Treasurer of the Board of Directors of East Tennessee Human Resource Agency and the East Tennessee Development District

·         Member of the Board of Directors of the Joint Economic and Community Development Agency of Roane County

·         Member of the Roane County Chamber of Commerce Education Committee

·         Member of the Board of Directors for Roane Alliance

·         Elected to the Roane County Commission in 2002. Re-elected in 2006

·         Elected as Chairman of the Roane County Commission in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009

·         Member of the Board of Directors for Leadership Roane County

·         Graduated from the University of Tennessee’s Local Government Leadership Program in 2003

·         Graduate of the East Tennessee Regional Leadership Program

·         Recipient of the Gonia Leadership Award for Outstanding Community Leadership in 2004

·         Earned Level I and Level II Elected Officials Certification from UT-MTAS

·         Earned Policy Maker Certificate from UT-MTAS

·         Serves as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Southern Rural Planning Organization

·         University of Tennessee Certified Public Administrator

·         Served on the Roane County Board of Education from 1982 to 1997.

·         Served as Chairman of the Board of Education during three terms.

·         Elected to the All Tennessee School Board in 1994

·         Serves on the Board of Directors for the Association of Tennessee Valley Governments (ATVG)

·         Serves on the Tennessee Renewable Energy & Economic Development Council (TREEDC)

·         Serves as an At-Large Director for the Tennessee Municipal League

·         Honorary member of the Kingston Lions Club