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Betsy Crossley


Betsy Crossley was first elected as a City Commissioner in 2007 and is now in her second term as Mayor. Prior to serving as a City Commissioner, Crossley was a member of the Brentwood Planning and Historic Commissions. She has served on the Tree Board and currently sits on the Brentwood Library Board.

Regionally, Crossley is serving her second appointed term as the County Mayor's Citizen Representative to the Williamson County Council of Economic Development. Since 2008, she has been a member of the Executive Board of the Tennessee Municipal League (TML). In 2014, the Governor appointed Crossley to serve as a member of the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR).


Mayor Crossley is married to Dr. George Crossley and they have two sons. She holds a Master’s degree in Microbiology from the University of Georgia. Prior to moving to the Brentwood in 1999, she conducted research at the Medical College of Georgia and taught Honors Anatomy/Biology in the Winston-Salem Forsyth County School System while sitting as an adjunct faculty member at Wake Forest University.

Community Involvement 

American Heart Association, Circle of Red
Brentwood Rotary Club
Christ United Methodist Church
Leadership Brentwood , Youth Leadership Brentwood
Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary, Executive Board
Williamson County Education Foundation Board, Founding Member
Williamson County Impact Award

Last updated: 9/29/2014 10:39:13 AM