(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — State Representative Rick Tillis (R-Lewisburg) recently was named Legislator of Year by the South Central Development District.
The annual award recognizes an outstanding legislator for his or her efforts to implement rural economic and community development projects, which are vital to job creation.
Tillis has been a strong advocate for the citizens of his community and rural Tennessee throughout his time serving in our General Assembly. He is committed to providing resources that increase economic and community development in Tennessee’s rural regions.
“It is a tremendous honor to receive this prestigious award from the South Central Development District,” said Representative Tillis. “I appreciate their committed partnership, and I know that together, we will continue to find ways to create jobs, and support economic growth in District 92 and in communities across Tennessee.”
Rick Tillis is the House Majority Whip for the 111th Tennessee General Assembly. He is also a member of the House Finance, Ways, & Means, House Local, and House State Committees, as well as the House Departments & Agencies and House Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittees. Tillis lives in Lewisburg and represents Tennessee House District 92, which includes Marshall and parts of Franklin, Lincoln, and Marion Counties.