Keisling’s efforts lauded

Clay County’s state representative Kelly Keisling (R–Byrdstown) continues to receive acclaim for his efforts in support of district organizations and 38th district issues.

The Upper Cumberland Emergency Medical Services Directors Association recently named him as Legislator of the Year for his support and work on issues that benefit emergency medical personnel across the state and the Scott County Chamber of Commerce also recently honored him for his ongoing commitment and dedicated service.

Keisling Legislator of year

Keisling was presented Legislator of the Year honors from (left to right) Macon County mayor Steve Jones, EMS director Randall Kirby, and Tim Booher of Air Evac. (photo submitted)

The official award from the EMS directors was presented to Keisling during the organization’s annual seminar in Cookeville earlier this month.

“I am humbled and honored to receive this award,” said Representative Keisling. “Our EMS folks do fantastic work and they certainly deserve to be a priority within the legislature. I want to thank the Upper Cumberland EMS Association for all of their efforts, and I am excited about continuing our relationship as we move forward as a state.”

When recognized by the Scott County organization Keisling said,  “I am truly humbled and want to express my sincere thanks to every member of our Chamber for this award. I love our community and will continue to do all I can in working to make Tennessee the best possible place in the nation to live, work, and raise a family.”

Tennessee's 38th district representative Kelly Keisling was recently recognized by the Scott County Chamber of Commerce for his ongoing commitment and dedicated service to Scott County. Keisling's district includes Clay County. Pictured with Keisling (center) are Scott Chamber President Vickie Jones and Chamber Treasurer Jacob Billingsley. (photo submitted)

Tennessee’s 38th district representative Kelly Keisling was recently recognized by the Scott County Chamber of Commerce for his ongoing commitment and dedicated service to Scott County. Keisling’s district includes Clay County. Pictured with Keisling (center) are Scott Chamber President Vickie Jones and Chamber Treasurer Jacob Billingsley. (photo submitted)

Kelly Keisling serves as Chairman of the House Insurance & Banking Subcommittee, along with being a member of the full House Insurance & Banking Committee and the House Transportation Committee. He lives in Byrdstown and represents House District 38, which includes Macon, Clay, Pickett, Scott, and part of Fentress Counties. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or by calling (615) 741-6852.