Myra Simons is our Legislative Committee Chair.
She has served as the Grassroots Director for Congressman Mark Green since he was first elected in 2018 and serves as a surrogate speaker for Congressman Green in his absence within the district. Additionally, she offers support in terms of arranging speaking engagements for Congressman Green and gathering volunteers for special events. She previously served as the Grassroots Coordinator for the Mark Green for Congress campaign in the 7th Congressional District establishing county leadership teams in all 19 counties of the district.
Formerly, being passionate in the pro-life movement, Myra served as the Director of Special Projects with TN Right to Life, the oldest and largest pro-life advocacy organization in the state. During her tenure with TRL, she acted as Board President for the "Yes on 1" campaign which was the effort to win passage of the pro-life TN Constitutional Amendment 1. Having begun this effort in February 2012, she assisted in organizing the grassroots, establishing volunteer training, facilitating special fundraising events and building relationships statewide. The campaign realized ultimate victory when TN Constitutional Amendment 1 passed in November 2014.
Afterwards and more recently, she served as the TN Grassroots Chairman for the Ted Cruz for President campaign again organizing county leadership teams in all 95 counties of the state.
Myra and her husband of nearly 30 years reside in Murfreesboro, TN and have two grown children. Myra has a degree in Business Administration and Broadcast Speech from Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC.