Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Bud Armstrong - The Right Choice for the Eighth District

When the Eighth District Republican delegates gather at Gibbs High School on September 2, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. an important decision will be made. The decision for the Republicans is who will they replace their eighth district County Commissioner. The one person to succeed Property Assessor-Elect Phil Ballard.

The right choice for the eighth district Republicans to select is Bud Armstrong. Armstrong received his Bachelors and Masters from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in Economic Geography and Education C/I. He received a Doctor of Education from Columbia University. He received a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Nashville School of Law.

He retires from TVA this month, where he has worked since 1978. He has served as a Professional Manager of Environmental Compliance Training since 1993. Before that he has served in Management and began his career as a Scientist with the organization.

He has served on the Board of Directors of the East Tennessee Historical Society from 1996-2004. In 1997, he was awarded the Volunteer of the Year award by the East Tennessee Historical Society. He served the Society on the Development/Construction committee. He served as Treasurer of the society in 2004. He served as a volunteer with the East Tennessee Historical Society - First Family of Tennessee Project in 1997.

He is currently a past member of the Woodward Lodge No. 737 F&AM Past Master. He is a past Trustee of the lodge. In 1989, Armstrong was involved with the East Tennessee Past Master’s Association F&AM.

He is Co-Director International Research Team “Workforce Development” - TVA/University of Tennessee. He has served as a Consultant with US Congress Vocational Technical Education - OK and AL.

Armstrong has extensive teaching Experience at TVA, University of Tennessee, and Roane State Community College. Armstrong's background in Agriculture, Retail, Technology, Real Estate, Insurance and Securities. He assisted in start up activities of small businesses and HR. He also serves as a Lead Training Consultant - Instructor in the National Training Institute - University of Tennessee/University of Michigan from 1990-present.

Armstrong has and is currently a volunteer with the Knox County Republican Party. Armstrong has been involved in community development activities in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina. With industrial workforce development and Technology Demonstrations.

Armstrong resides with his wife in the Ramsey community on the Carter side of the Eighth district. You can contact Bud at his email address located here.

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