The Chattanooga Fire Fighters Association has endorsed Vince Dean for Hamilton County Criminal Court clerk.
“The Chattanooga Fire Fighters Association proudly endorses Vince Dean for Hamilton County Criminal Court clerk,” said Tim Bryant, secretary-treasurer of the Chattanooga Fire Fighters Association. “Vince has effectively led our community and has proven he is a man we can trust to ensure Hamilton County’s citizens are well-served in the Criminal Court clerk’s office and their money-well spent.“
Vince Dean served as Tennessee state representative for District 30 from 2006-2014. In 2013, he was appointed chair of the House Transportation Committee. Previously, Mr. Dean was appointed to the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations due to his experience in local government. He was also elected majority floor leader of the 107th General Assembly and named the County Clerk’s Association Legislator of the Year.
Mr. Dean served the local community as a three-term city council member and mayor of East Ridge. Before his public service in East Ridge, Mr. Dean was a member of the Chattanooga Police Department for 27 years.
“It is an honor to receive the good word and public backing of the Chattanooga Fire Fighters Association,” said Mr. Dean. “I am humbled to be supported by men and women whose primary concern is the well-being and success of our community. Their trust and their confidence is invaluable.”
A native of Hamilton County, Mr. Dean graduated from Baylor School, and he attended both UTC and Cleveland State. He and his wife Deborah live in East Ridge and have two daughters, Olivia and Sallie, and a son, Justin. Mr. Dean is the son of Reverend and Mrs. Billy Dean.
Mr. Dean is the Republican nominee for Hamilton County Criminal Court clerk. Early voting for Criminal Court clerk begins July 18 and ends Aug. 2, followed by election day on Aug. 7.