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File #: RS2021-776    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/8/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 2/16/2021 Final action: 2/16/2021
Title: A Resolution honoring Nancy Whittemore on the occasion of her retirement.
Sponsors: Tanaka Vercher, Jeff Syracuse, Bob Mendes, Brett Withers, Courtney Johnston, Erin Evans, Sharon Hurt, Kathleen Murphy, Robert Swope, Joy Styles, Steve Glover (resigned 3/1/2022), Russ Bradford, Freddie OConnell, Jennifer Gamble, Jonathan Hall, Larry Hagar, Tonya Hancock, Angie Henderson, Russ Pulley, Sandra Sepulveda, Zulfat Suara, Gloria Hausser, John Rutherford, Emily Benedict, Burkley Allen, Kyonzte Toombs
A Resolution honoring Nancy Whittemore on the occasion of her retirement.
WHEREAS, Director of the Metro Department of General Services Nancy Whittemore will retire in March 2021 after serving the Metropolitan Government for two decades; and
WHEREAS, Ms. Whittemore was raised in Maryville, Tennessee. She attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville where she received a bachelor's degree. She went on to receive a graduate degree in Public Administration from Tennessee State University; and
WHEREAS, Ms. Whittemore began her career in 1978 in her native East Tennessee where she served as the Director of the Knoxville-Knox County Foster Grandparent Program; and
WHEREAS, in 1982, she began working in state government as a member of the Governor's State Planning Office staff; and
WHEREAS, from 1983 until 1991, she was the Director of Community Services where she managed a variety of state and federal programs for the Tennessee Department of Human Services; and
WHEREAS, she moved to the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration in 1991, where she served as the Director of Resource Development and Support; and
WHEREAS, in September 2001, Ms. Whittemore joined the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County as Assistant Finance Director; and
WHEREAS, on January 16, 2004, Ms. Whittemore began her current role as Director of the Department of General Services; and
WHEREAS, Nancy Whittemore has served the people of Tennessee for over 40 years and the citizens of Nashville and Davidson County for 20 years. It is fitting and proper that the Metropolitan County Council expresses its deepest appreciation to Ms. Whittemore and thanks her for her years of service and dedication to the citizens of Nashville and Davidson County.
Section 1. The Metropolitan County Council hereby goes on record as honoring Nancy Whittemore on ...

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