Senator Mark Norris

Republican
Collierville
District 32
Tipton, and part of Shelby County
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Contact Information

Nashville Address

301 6th Avenue North
Suite 9A Legislative Plaza
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: (615) 741-1967
Fax: (615) 253-0194

District Address

853 S. Collierville-Arlington Rd.
Collierville, TN 38017
Phone (901) 524-5279

Staff Contacts

Tracey Vance, Executive Administrative Assistant
Alex Lewis, Executive Assistant for Policy and Research
Liz Alvey, Senior Policy and Research Advisor

  • Personal Info
  • Committees
  • Community Involvement
  • Honors & Awards
    • Born July 9, 1955 in Akron, Ohio
    • Married with two sons
    • B.A., Political Science, Colorado College, 1977
    • J.D., University of Denver, 1980
    • Attorney, law firm of Adams and Reese LLP
    • Farmer
    • Senate member of 102nd through 109th General Assemblies
    • Senate Majority Leader, 105th General Assembly - present
    • Chair, Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
    • Chair, Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations
    • Member, Tenessee Workforce Development Board
    • Member, Tennessee Technology Development Corporation Board
    • Chair, Senate Republican Caucus, 2006
    • Chair, Senate Transportation Committee, 104th General Assembly
    • Chairman, The Council of State Governments
    • Chair, Southern Legislative Conference of the Council of State Governments, 2010-2011; Chair-Elect, 2009-2010; Vice Chair, 2008-2009; Member, SLC Executive Committee, 2007-present; Chair, SLC Economic Development, Transportation and Cultural Affairs Committee, 2006-2008
    • Member, Executive Committee of the Council of State Governments, 2007
    • Vice-Chair Shelby County Legislative Delegation, 2003-2007
    • Commissioner, Shelby County Board of Commissioners, 1994-2000
    • Chair, Shelby County Board of Commissioners, 1996-1997
    • Chair, Land Use, Zoning & Transportation Committee, 1999-2000
    • Chair, Conservation Committee, 1994-1996, 1997-2000
    • Chair, Memphis Metro Stormwater Steering Committee, 1997-2000
    • Chair, Education Committee, 1997-1998
    • Vice-Chair, Chickasaw Basin Authority, 1994-2000
    • Law Enforcement Committee, 1994-1996
    • Agriculture Extension Service, 1994-2000
    • Director, Tennessee County Commissioners Association, 1996-1997
    • National Association of Counties Environment, Energy and Land Use Steering Committee, 1997-2000
    • Director, National Conference of Republican County Officials, 1999-2000
    • Trustee, Tennessee Historical Society, 2007
    • Advisory Board, National Ornamental Metal Museum, 2001-present
    • Trustee, St. George's Schools Foundation, 2001-2004
    • West Star, Class of 1999
    • Tennessee & Shelby County Farm Bureau, 1998-present
    • Memphis Agricultural Club, 1998-present
    • Trustee, The Nature Conservancy, 1998-2007
    • Junior League Advisory Board, 1998-2000
    • Goals for Memphis, 1996-1998
    • Memphis & Shelby County Sports Authority, 1996-2000
    • Memphis Cook Convention Center, 1996-1997
    • Chairman, The MED Foundation, 1992-2004
    • Leadership Memphis, Class of 1991
    • Director, Boys and Girls Club of Memphis, 1990-1996
    • Chairman, St. George's Day School, 1993-1994; Trustee 1990-1994
    • President, Buckman Boys Club, 1993; Board Member 1985-1994
    • President, The Phoenix, Inc. 1988-1989; Member 1980-1990
    • Member, National Rifle Association
    • Member, National Association of Sportsmen Legislators
    • Tennessee Statesmen
    • Tennessee Cattlemen's Association
    • Advisory Council Member, Mississippi River Corridor - Tennessee
    • 2009 Memphis Medical Society Legislative Award
    • 2013 & 2008 National Federation of Independent Business Tennessee Guardian of Small Business Award
    • 2008 Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference Legislator of the Year Award
    • 2008 County Officials Association of Tennessee Outstanding State Senator Award
    • 2007 Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police Legislative Award
    • 2006 Tennessee Public Transportation and Safety Association Legislator of the Year
    • 2005 Tennessee Parent-Teacher Association Legislator of the Year
    • 2012, 2007, 2005 Tennessee Development District Association Legislator of the Year
    • 2004 Tennessee School Boards Association Legislator of the Year Award
    • 2002 Henry Toll Fellowship Award from the Council of State Governments
    • 2012 & 2001 Silver Good Citizenship Medal, Isaac Shelby Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution
    • 2001 American Planning Association Award
    • 2000 Distinguished Service Award, Shelby County Soil Conservation District
    • 1998 Shelby County Republican Party Chairman's Award
    • 1998 Tennessee Parent-Teacher Association Honorary Lifetime Membership Award
    • 1997 Phoenix Old Timers' Award for Community Service
    • 1996 Sierra Club Award for Environmental Achievement
    • 1994 Ira Samelson Distinguished Service Award, Boys and Girls Club