Hamilton County

Jim Coppinger is Hamilton County mayor. Commissioners appointed Coppinger in January 2011 to fill the seat of departing Claude Ramsey, who now serves as Tennessee’s deputy governor.

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Randy Fairbanks represents District 1, which includes Sale Creek, Soddy-Daisy and sections of the county north of Red Bank. Fairbanks was first elected to the commission in 2014.

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Jim Fields represents District 2, which includes Signal Mountain and other areas along the western border of Hamilton County.

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Marty Haynes represents District 3, which includes Hixson and Middle Valley. Haynes was elected in a special election in 2012. He is an industrial salesman with Porter Warner, and graduated from the University of Tennessee — Chattanooga with a degree in business administration and management.

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Warren Mackey represents District 4, which includes Avondale, Bushtown and East Chattanooga.

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Greg Beck represents District 5, which includes Summit, Bonny Oaks, Woodmore and Dalewood. Commissioners appointed Beck in February 2005 to complete the term of JoAnne Favors.

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Joe Graham represents District 6, which includes Lookout Valley, St. Elmo, Lookout Mountain, Downtown Chattanooga, North Chattanooga and part of Red Bank.

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Sabrena Smedley represents District 7, which includes East Brainerd, Westview and the Southeast corner of the county.

Tim Boyd represents District 8, which includes Missionary Ridge, Concord, Hamilton Place, East Ridge and parts of Brainerd.

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Chester Bankston represents District 9, which includes Ooltewah and Birchwood.

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Bill Bennett is Hamilton County’s assessor of property. Commissioners appointed Bennett assessor in September 1994.

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Bill Knowles is Hamilton County Clerk. Voters first elected Knowles to the position in 1974.

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Sheriff Jim Hammond was first elected in 2008. He previously spent 15 years as the department’s Chief Deputy.

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Gary Behler was first elected to the Juvenile Court Clerk position in 2010.

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Vince Dean was elected as Criminal Court Clerk in 2014.

Pam Hurst has served as Hamilton County’s Register of Deeds since 1994.

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Bill Hullander, county trustee, serves as the county's banker.

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Larry Henry was elected to Circuit Court Clerk in 2014. Prior to that, voters elected Henry to the Hamilton County Commission in 2002, 2006 and 2010.

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