First elected as a Brentwood City Commissioner in 2007 and currently serves as Mayor. She has been a member of the city's Historic Commission, Planning Commission, Tree Board, Library Board and served as Mayor from 2009-2011. Betsy is currently serving her second term as the County Mayor's Citizen Representative to the Williamson County Council of Economic Development. For the past five years, she has served as a member of the Tennessee Municipal League's Board advocating on behalf of municipalities. On the state level, Crossley was appointed to a three year term on the Tennessee Water and Wastewater Financing Board by the Governor in 2011. In 2012, the Speaker of the House appointed Betsy to a two year term as a member of the Tennessee Local Development Authority. Crossley was the first woman ever appointed to serve in that position.
Betsy Crossley moved to Brentwood in 1999. She earned her Bachelors and Masters degree in Microbiology from the University of Georgia. Prior to serving the Brentwood community, Betsy was a medical researcher and teacher. She has been married for over 30 years to her husband, George. They have two sons, Ben and Rob, who graduated from the University of Tennessee Knoxville.
Christ United Methodist Church
Williamson County Education Foundation Board
Leadership and Youth Leadership Brentwood
Williamson County Chamber of Commerce
Brentwood Rotary Club
American Heart Association - Go Red for Women