(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — State Representative Paul Sherrell (R- Sparta) has been elected by his peers to serve as Republican Floor Leader for the upcoming 111th Tennessee General Assembly.
As Republican Floor Leader, Representative Sherrell is the fifth-ranking officer in the House Republican Caucus. His duties include working toward passage of all Administrative bills approved by the Republican Bill Review Committee, as well as any legislation initiated by the House Republican Caucus.
Sherrell will also supervise the Assistant Floor Leader, and serve as coordinator of the Candidate Recruitment and Development Committee.
“I am grateful for the support and trust my colleagues have placed in me to serve as their Republican Floor Leader,” said Representative Sherrell. “Tennessee is thriving under conservative leadership, and I am excited to work with our new governor, our newly elected Caucus leaders, and our membership to uphold the values and beliefs that matter most to our citizens.”
“Paul Sherrell is an extraordinary legislative leader who is admired and respected by his Republican colleagues,” said House Majority Leader William Lamberth (R-Cottontown). “I appreciate his dedication and service to his community and to our state, and I look forward to working with him so we can continue to build upon Tennessee’s remarkable success.”
“Representative Sherrell is a legislative leader, and I have enjoyed working closely with him over the past two years,” said Tennessee House Speaker-Elect Glen Casada (R-Thompson’s Station). “I know he will do a tremendous job serving in this new leadership capacity.”
“I am pleased that Paul Sherrell will serve as our Republican Floor Leader for the upcoming 111th General Assembly,” said House Republican Caucus Chairman Cameron Sexton (R-Crossville). “Paul is a strong leader, and his knowledge and expertise on the important issues impacting our citizens will continue to benefit our entire caucus.”
“Paul Sherrell is a dedicated servant to his community and to Tennessee,” said Assistant Majority Leader Ron Gant (R-Rossville). “I know he will work tirelessly to ensure Tennessee remains a model of success that our entire nation can follow.”
The 111th General Assembly convenes on January 8, 2019. All members will be sworn into office at noon.