Representative Boyd Named Committee Chairman By Speaker Of The House

January 11, 2019

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada (R-Thompson’s Station) has named State Representative Clark Boyd (R-Lebanon) Chairman of the House Consumer & Human Resources Committee, making Representative Boyd the most junior member of the House of Representatives to chair a full committee.

The 12-person committee will be responsible for all consumer and human resource-related issues, as well as matters pertaining to Tennessee’s workforce.

“Representative Boyd has done an incredible job building strong partnerships with our local leaders throughout Tennessee, which has played a critical role in helping our General Assembly identify and create innovative solutions to better address the unique needs of our citizens,” said Speaker Casada. “I know he will be an effective leader of the House Consumer & Human Resources Committee, and I appreciate his dedication to our state and his service.”

“I am honored that Speaker Casada has appointed me to serve as Chairman of the House Consumer & Human Resources Committee,” said Representative Boyd. “My colleagues and I are committed to protecting our consumers and ensuring that our employers and workforce operate in a business-friendly environment that Tennessee has become known for.”

“I am pleased that my friend Clark Boyd has been appointed Chairman of the House Consumer & Human Resources Committee,” said House Majority Leader William Lamberth (R-Cottontown). “Representative Boyd’s knowledge and experience in these important areas will make him a successful leader of this committee and benefit our entire General Assembly.”

Additionally, Representative Boyd will serve on the House Commerce and Calendar & Rules Committees, as well as the Consumer, Employee Affairs, and Utilities Subcommittees. Boyd lives in Lebanon and represents House District 46, which includes Cannon, and parts of Wilson and Dekalb Counties.