Mayor Jill Burgin

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Commissioner Jill Burgin
5211 Maryland Way 
Term expires: May 2019


Personal and Professional Biography 

Jill Burgin was first elected to the City Commission is 2011 and was reelected in 2015.  She is currently serving her first term as Mayor and has previously served two terms as Vice Mayor.   She grew up in Memphis and moved to Williamson County in 1991. She has lived in Brentwood since 2000. She attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and graduated from the University of Memphis with a degree in journalism.

She was a copy editor and weekly columnist at the Williamson AM section of The Tennessean. After becoming a mother of three boys, Jill worked as a freelance writer and editor. Until December 2010 she was the weekly humor columnist at the online newspaper Brentwood Home Page.

Jill also has a master’s degree in English education from Vanderbilt University and worked with middle- and high-school students in Davidson and Williamson County. 

Current and Past Community Involvement 

Nashville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
Nashville Area Regional Transit Authority
Williamson County Chamber of Commerce 
Williamson County Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors 
Leadership Brentwood Steering Board 
Brentwood Police Department Citizens Police Academy Class of 2013
Brentwood Historic Commission Cemetery Committee 
Brentwood United Methodist Day School Advisory Board 
Lipscomb Elementary PTO 
Brentwood Middle School PTO 
BMS Viking Athletic Club 
Brentwood Blaze 
Brentwood United Methodist Church 
Transit Citizens Leadership Academy Inaugural Class of 2011
Leadership Brentwood Class of 2013