State Rep. Johnny Garrett (R-Goodlettsville) has been elected by his peers to serve as Republican Whip for the remainder of the 2020 legislative session.
As Republican Whip, Garrett is the fourth ranking officer in the House Republican Caucus. He will serve as the information channel between membership and caucus leaders. Garrett is also in charge of providing communication to membership related to caucus positions on legislation; he will also work with members to understand their position related to legislative initiatives and communicate all information obtained to House Republican leadership.
“I am excited Rep. Garrett has been elected to serve as our new Majority Whip,” said House Majority Leader William Lamberth (R-Portland). “He is a strong addition to the leadership team, and I look forward to working with him throughout the 2020 legislative session.”
“Rep. Garrett has demonstrated a strong ability to lead during his first year in our General Assembly,” said Tennessee House Speaker Cameron Sexton (R-Crossville). “I am grateful to him for his willingness to serve in this leadership role, and I know he will play an important role in sustaining our success.”
Johnny Garrett is Vice-Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. He is also a member of the House Insurance Committee, as well as the House Civil Justice and the House Property & Casualty Subcommittees. Garrett lives in Goodlettsville and represents Tennessee House District 45, which includes part of Sumner County.