Senator Brian Kelsey

District 31
R - Memphis
Part of Shelby County

District Address
1935 Rowan Lane
Germantown, TN 38138

E-Mail Address
sen.brian.kelsey@capitol.tn.gov

Nashville Address
301 6th Avenue North
Suite 7 Legislative Plaza
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone (615) 741-3036

Staff Contact
Nick Deidiker, Research Analyst

Personal Website:
www.briankelsey.org


Biographical Information
  • Born December 22, 1977
  • Christian
  • Attorney
  • B.A. with honors, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • J.D., Georgetown University

Public Office
  • Secretary, Senate Education Committee, 2011-present
  • Member, Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee, 2011-present
  • Member, Senate Judiciary Committee, 2010-present
  • Member, Senate Rules Committee, 2011-present
  • Member, Joint Fiscal Review Committee, 2010-present
  • Chairman, House Civil Practice and Procedure Subcommittee, 2009
  • Republican Floor Leader, Tennessee House of Representatives, 2007-2008
  • Member, Tennessee House of Representatives, 2004-2006
Community Involvement
  • Kingsbury High School tutor
  • 11th grade Bible study teacher
  • Republican National Lawyers Association
  • Christian Legal Society
  • Lester Community Center volunteer children's reader
  • Federalist Society
  • Shelby County Republican Party, former Steering Committee member
  • Shelby County Young Republicans, former Executive Board member
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Fellowship Memphis Church, choir member and former 1st Grade Sunday School teacher
  • Methodist LeBonheur Germantown Hospital Advisory Board
  • 7th generation Shelby County resident
Honors and Awards
  • Memphis Area Association of Governments Legislator of the Year (2011)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Memphis' Finest Young Professionals (2011)
  • Memphis Area Legal Services pro bono service award (2008)
  • Business Tennessee Magazine’s “30 Under 30” (2005)
  • Memphis Business Journal “Top 40 under 40″ (2004)