Rutherford County GOP



111 East Main St.
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 893-7219

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Ernest Burgess, County Mayor

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Ernest was elected Rutherford County Mayor in 2006 and is a lifelong resident of Rutherford County. He has a Bachelor’s Degree from Middle Tennessee State University and a Master’s Degree from The University of Tennessee. He retired as Senior Vice-President of Operations with National Healthcare Corporation (NHC). Ernest has been married for 50 years to Peggy Bryant and they have three children and seven grandchildren. The Burgesses are active members of North Boulevard Church of Christ, where Ernest is an Elder. Service on Boards and Committees include:

  • Chairman, Rutherford County Board of Commissioners
  • Chairman, Rutherford County Correctional Work Center Board
  • Chairman, Community Care of Rutherford County, Inc.
  • Past Chairman, Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)
  • Board Member of National Healthcare Corporation (NHC)
  • Board Member of Mid-Cumberland Human Resources Agency
  • Board Member of Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency
  • Board Member of Regional Transportation Authority
  • Board Member of Greater Nashville Regional Council

Former Board Member of:

  • Linebaugh Library
  • Discovery Center
  • Main Street of Murfreesboro
  • Hospice of Murfreesboro
  • MTSU Foundation
  • MTMC Foundation

Ernest is a cattle farmer and small businessman.

Contact Ernest Burgess:

Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Office Phone: (615) 898-7745
Address: County Courthouse, Room 101
Murfreesboro TN 37130

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