Senate District 19
Senator Brenda Gilmore (D) Member: Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee, and Senate Transportation and Safety Committee. Senator Gilmore served in the house for many years before being elected to the senate. She is a party-line member so we don't expect a lot of support. She co-sponsored one of our 32 recommended bills so we agreed on at least one issue: the strengthening of anti-FGM law. She voted with us 61% of the time.
Ms. Gilmore was born on December 9, 1952 in Sumner County. She is married with one child and is a member, Mt. Zion Baptist Church. She is a retired Director at Vanderbilt University with a B.S. degree in Business from Tennessee State University, 1984 and a Master of Human Resource Development, Vanderbilt University, 1988 She is a graduate of Tennessee Government Executive Institute, Leadership Vanderbilt, and Leadership Nashville.