Terry Hill is serving her first term on the Knox County Commission having been elected in the August 2020 election. Terry was just elected Madam Chair of the Knox County Commission for the 23-24 fiscal year. Prior to this Terry served as past Chairperson and Board member on the Knox County Board of Education from 2014-2020.
Terry earned her Masters degree in social work from the University of Tennessee. She retired after 30 years as a clinical social worker and Lead Consultant with Knox County Schools. She has contracted as an expert witness with the United States Department of Justice Medicare/Medicaid fraud division, medical and home health, employee assistance programs and private practice. She has taught as an adjunct instructor at UT Knoxville, Tennessee Wesleyan College and was a graduate field supervisor for the UT College of Social Work.
She served as past Chairperson and Board member of the Tennessee Health Related Board of Social Work Licensure, a Governors appointment. Some of her more recent service includes active participation in the FBI Citizens Academy, Honor Air Escort, Karns Community Club, Karns Republican Club and Grace Baptist Church.
Terry has two daughters, Cindy Buttry and Jackie Cody, and three grandchildren that keep her running between schools and ballgames. Her husband Steve retired from St Mary’s Medical Center as their government and community affairs liaison and remains active in community endeavors.
Terry Hill is a dedicated community leader with a proven track record of success. She has lived and worked in Knox County for over 40 years, and is passionate about making our community a better place to live, work, and raise a family.
Terry believes in strong fiscal responsibility and transparency, and is committed to ensuring that taxpayer dollars are spent wisely. She has a wealth of experience in managing budgets and making tough financial decisions, which will be invaluable as a County Commissioner.
Terry also understands the importance of investing in our infrastructure and public safety. She is committed to ensuring that our roads and bridges are well-maintained, and that our law enforcement and emergency responders have the resources they need to keep our community safe.
In addition, Terry is a strong advocate for small business growth and job creation. She knows that a strong local economy is essential to the well-being of our community, and will work tirelessly to attract new businesses and support existing ones.
Finally, Terry is a dedicated to her family and is a community volunteer. She has served on numerous local boards and committees, and is always willing to lend a hand when her community needs her.
On Election Day, vote for Terry Hill for Knox County Commissioner District 6. With her experience, dedication, and passion for our community, she is the right choice to represent us and move our county forward.