Personal and Professional Biography
Jill Burgin was first elected to the City Commission is 2011 and was reelected in 2015. She is currently serving her second term as Vice Mayor. She grew up in Memphis and moved to Williamson County in 1991. She has lived in Brentwood since 2000. She met her husband Tim, a 1983 graduate of Brentwood High School, at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and graduated from the University of Memphis with a degree in journalism.
She was a copy editor and weekly columnist at the Williamson AM section of The Tennessean. After becoming a mother of three boys, Jill worked as a freelance writer and editor. Until December 2010 she was the weekly humor columnist at the online newspaper Brentwood Home Page.
Jill also has a master’s degree in English education from Vanderbilt University and worked with middle- and high-school students in Davidson and Williamson County.
Brentwood-Cool Springs Chamber of Commerce
Brentwood Police Department Citizens Police Academy
Brentwood Historic Commission Cemetery Committee
Brentwood United Methodist Day School Advisory Board
Williamson County Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors
Leadership Brentwood Steering Board
Lipscomb Elementary PTO
Brentwood Middle School PTO
BMS Viking Athletic Club
Brentwood United Methodist Church
Transit Citizens Leadership Academy 2010
Leadership Brentwood 2013