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The Tanglewood House
1601 Madison Street
Our new President, Teresa Tuttle, will be sharing with us her vision for the Montgomery County Republican Club and the upcoming year! She has some exciting ideas and plans for us as we enter into a new leadership term.
Teresa was born and raised in Florida and has been married to Michael Tuttle for 51 years; they have 2 sons, a granddaughter and a grandson. All of Teresa’s children have been in the Army her granddaughter presently serves as a Veterinarian for the Army.
Teresa and her husband purchased a farm in Ashland City where they presently reside.
Professionally, Teresa earned an Associate Degree in nursing with a RN, is Certified in Mental Health and specialized in geriatric Psychology, with a BA in Psychology. Before retiring she volunteered for Senior Support Services in Nashville as a peer counselor for shut-ins.
Teresa became interested in politics circa 2007 and states that she has become “painfully aware of how much I didn't know and needed to learn but I'm still learning.”
She has served as the club Chaplain and also chaired the Bylaws Committee and served as the TFRW Chaplain from 2017-2019.
Katy Olita, Republican Candidate for Circuit Court Judge, Part V is also scheduled to speak to us at our January meeting. She is running unopposed in the March 3, 2020 primary. Katy is presently and has been a member of our Club.
Katy grew up in Clarksville, Tennessee.
After graduating from the University of Tennessee and the University of Memphis School of Law, she practiced law in Memphis for three years. In 2006, she had the opportunity to move home to Clarksville to join Batson Nolan law firm.
In January 2013, she became a Member/Owner of the firm. While at Batson Nolan, her law practice was primarily in defense of civil suits, with an emphasis in governmental liability, employment law, and business litigation. Her clients included
governmental officials and employees, law enforcement officers, businesses, and the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System.
In 2018, Katy was selected by Governor Bill Haslam to serve as Circuit Court Judge for the 19th Judicial District, which is comprised of Robertson and Montgomery Counties.
Outside of her professional life, Katy is very active in the community and her church. She and her husband Aaron have two great kids who keep them very busy.
Erinne Hester, Republican Candidate for Assessor of Property is also scheduled to speak to us at our January meeting. She is running unopposed in the March 3, 2020 primary for another term.
Erinne was appointed to the position of Assessor in December 2013, and won the general elections in 2014 and 2016.
As Assessor, Erinne and her team have the constitutional mandate to list, classify, and value all real and personal property in Montgomery County.
Erinne began her employment with Montgomery County Government in 2005 and was appointed to Director of Accounts and Budgets in 2008. She also served as the Director of EMS Billing from 2009-2010.
Erinne is also a member of the Montgomery County Republican Women Club.