now that you ask forum featuring Rep. Beth Harwell
Tuesday, Feb. 19
The Nelson and Sue Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership presents now that you ask… A Conversation Series hosted by Tom Ingram with special guest Beth Harwell, Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives. This event is free and open to the public.
Harwell is the first female Speaker in both Tennessee and the entire Southeast. Harwell represents State House District 56, which includes part of Davidson County. She has been an advocate for tougher sexual abuse laws, victims’ rights, welfare reform, children’s issues and education. She was the prime sponsor of the state’s public charter school law, having been an advocate for charter schools for many years.
Over the course of her career, Harwell has won the Harold Bradley Legislative Leadership Award, the American Cancer Society Legislative Leadership Award, champion for Children Award and the Junior Leagues of Tennessee’s 2012 Legislator of the Year Award.
Tom Ingram, the man who’s been called the “most influential person in Tennessee politics who does not hold elected office,” brings his bipartisan, common sense approach to government and politics straight to the table with discussions and debates featuring guests from across the business and political worlds.