Shelby County’s longest-serving commissioner, Mark Billingsley, to lead as new chairman

By , Daily Memphian Published: September 04, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Shelby County Commissioner Mark Billingsley's term as chairman began Sunday, Sept. 1.&nbsp;&ldquo;I feel like I&rsquo;ve gone out of my comfort zone to be a good commissioner, and I hope the next commissioner who follows me will have that same mentality to look at all of the county with a bigger lens than just that commissioner from Germantown,&rdquo; he said.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Shelby County Commissioner Mark Billingsley's term as chairman began Sunday, Sept. 1. “I feel like I’ve gone out of my comfort zone to be a good commissioner, and I hope the next commissioner who follows me will have that same mentality to look at all of the county with a bigger lens than just that commissioner from Germantown,” he said. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

With seven years on the Shelby County Commission, newly elected chairman Mark Billingsley believes the current commission is willing to collaborate for the good of the county.

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Linda A. Moore covers education, South Memphis and Whitehaven. A native of South Memphis, Linda has covered news in Memphis and Shelby County for more than 20 years and was formerly a reporter with The Commercial Appeal.


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