Moon receives committee appointments from House Speaker Beth Harwell
(NASHVILLE) — Recently, the House of Representatives officially gaveled into session, marking the beginning of the second half of the 110th General Assembly in Tennessee.
As part of the opening week ceremonies, State Representative Jerome Moon (R–Maryville) officially joined his colleagues in the House and was selected to serve on three committees by House Speaker Beth Harwell (R–Nashville): the House Business & Utilities Committee, the House Business & Utilities Subcommittee, and the House Insurance & Banking Committee.
A former Blount County Chairman, Representative Moon was officially sworn in to represent House District 8 on December 12, 2017. He replaces Art Swann who became a State Senator following Doug Overbey’s resignation to join the Trump Administration.
“We are very excited to have Representative Moon join our 74 member caucus,” said House Majority Leader Glen Casada (R–Thompson’s Station). “He has done an incredible job as a long-standing member of the Blount County Commission, and his addition to the General Assembly will be a true asset to the entire state of Tennessee.”
Jerome and his wife, Deborah, have two daughters and four grandchildren.
“It is great to have Representative Jerome Moon as a member of our Republican Caucus,” said House Republican Caucus Chairman Ryan Williams (R–Cookeville). “His enthusiasm for the residents of District 8 and the issues that impact the East Tennessee region will benefit our entire caucus and enable us to better serve the residents of our state.”