Janet Turner is seeking a seat on the Hohenwald City Council in the May 2, 2019 election.
“My husband is Landis Turner and we have two children, Leslie and Donald,” she stated.
Having served on several city boards and commissions, she is familiar with many aspects of city government.
“As a council member I will try to avoid any tax increases, promote efficient and effective operation of our city government and support cooperation among the elected officials and all departments of the city,” she stated.
Early voting begins on April 12 and ends April 27. Election day is Thursday, May 2.
Mrs. Turner served on the Lewis County School Board for 12 years and was chairman for 10. When she came to Lewis County there were no Girl Scouts. She led the successful creation of the local program.
She was instrumental in forming the first Parent-Teacher Association. She has delivered meals to senior citizens for many years. Her other contributions to civic and charitable causes are numerous.
Mrs. Turner has a BA in Microbiology from Vanderbilt Unversity and taught at High Forest Academy, a school for medical technologists operated by the late Jerry Crowell, former administrator of Lewis County Hospital.