Left to Right: Blake Davis-Son, Hannah Davis-Granddaughter, Cameron Davis-Son, Sonya Davis-Wife, Mayor D. Gary Davis, April May- Daughter, Callie Davis-Daughter, Greyson May-Grandson, Mollie Davis-Daughter-in-law, and Aiden Davis-Grandson.
ABOUT MAYOR DAVIS
Gary Davis grew up on a dairy farm in the Taylor Community of
County. He is a graduate of
High School and
Mayor Davis received his Certified Public Administrator designation in 1999 from the University of Tennessee Center for Government Training. He is one of only 16
Mayors across the state who has received such distinction. Mr. Davis is recertified annually for this designation.
Mayor Davis is a graduate of the
Tennessee Local Government Leadership Program. Mr. Davis was listed as an honored professional in the Nationwide Register’s Who’s Who in Executives (2000) and Continental’s Who’s Who Registry of Executives (2002).
Mayor Davis was elected to the Bradley County Commission in 1990. He served as the Chairman of the
Commission in 1993-1994. From 1995 through 1998, he served as a member of the Bradley Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees.
Mayor Davis was elected as the Bradley County Executive in August 1998. As
Mayor he is also a member of the Tennessee Association of County Mayors. He is a board member and past chairman of S.E.T.H.R.A. (Southeast Tennessee Human Resources Agency) and serves as Chairman of the Southeast Tennessee Development District.
Mayor Davis serves on numerous other boards including Industrial Development Board, Southeast Region Solid Waste Board, Cleveland/Bradley Chamber Of Commerce, Economic Development Council, Cleveland/Bradley Business Incubator Board, Community Services Agency and the
Cleveland Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO).
He has been a member of the Cleveland Kiwanis Club since 1983. His is also a member and past president of the North Lee Ruritan Club and he is a former President of the North Lee PTO.
Davis and his wife Sonya have four children: April, Blake, Cameron and Callie. Cameron is a graduate from
High School and Callie is in 11th grade at Walker Valley High School.
Davis also has four grandchildren: Grayson, Hannah, Aiden and Noah.