Senator Ferrell Haile
The 917 Society Board is pleased to have as a Founders Club member, Senator Ferrell Haile.
Senator Haile and his wife Kay have four children and eight grandchildren. He is the became the owner of Haile Farms in Gallatin, Tennessee in 1975-present.
As to his education, he received his B.S. Ph. from the University of Tennessee Pharmacy at Memphis in 1970; attended Lipscomb University, 1965-1968, the Sumner County Public Schools, 1952-1965.
Senator Haile's Pharmacy background includes working as a Pharmacist at Perkins Drugs in Gallatin, Tennessee and he was the previous owner, 1988-2011; Previous Co-Owner of Springfield Drugs and South Side Drugs of Springfield; Gallatin Drugs and McHaile Drugs of Gallatin; and Atrium Pharmacy of Nashville.
His pharmacy affiliations include the American Pharmacy Cooperative, Inc., Birmingham, Alabama (Board Member: 2004-2016; Vice-Chairman: 2004-2009); Tennessee Pharmacist Coop, Inc. of Nashville (Board Member: 1996-2004; Chairman: 2002-2004); Member of the Tennessee Pharmacist Association and the National Community Pharmacists Association.
Senator Haile's Community Service includes Member: Sumner County Farm Bureau; Gallatin Morning Rotary Club (Member: 2001-2021; President: 2008); Gallatin Rotary Club, Noon; (Member: 1988-2001, 2021-Present; President: 1999); Board Member: Christian Towers, Gallatin, 2005-2014; President: Southeast Community Fire Department 2002-present; Board Member: World Christian Broadcasting, Nashville, 2004-2014; Member: Sumner County Board of Health, 1996-2013; 2014 College of Pharmacy at Lipscomb University Affiliate Faculty Member; Leadership Sumner alumni.
He has been a member of the Gallatin Chamber of Commerce; Hendersonville Chamber of Commerce; Portland Chamber of Commerce; White House Chamber of Commerce; Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce; Donelson-Hermitage Chamber of Commerce; Trousdale Chamber of Commerce and the Tennessee Cattlemen's Association; NRA.
Senator Haile's service in Public Office include: Chair: Ethics Committee; 1st Vice-Chair: Health and Welfare Committee; Member: Education Committee; Finance, Ways and Means Committee; Rules Committee; Speaker Pro Tempore; Past - Deputy Speaker of the Senate; Republican Senate Caucus Treasurer.
His Awards and Honors include: Eagle Scout; Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International; CSG Toll Fellow; TN Chamber of Commerce and Industry Award, 2014; The Arc of Tennessee Legislative Award Recipient, 2015; NFIB Guardian of Small Business; 2016; TN CASA Association, Legislator of the Year, 2017; Distinguished Gallatin High School Alumnus, 2018; Veranda Ministries Hidden Hero Award, 2018; Tennessee Association of Recovery Court Professionals (TARCP) Rod Bragg Recovery Hero Award, 2018; The American Conservative Union Foundation Conservation Achievement Award, 2018; Tennessee Pharmacists Association Shelby Rhinehart Award, 2019; Tennessee Optometrists Association Statesman of the Year, 2019; Good Scout Award, 2019; Bridges Legislative Hero, 2019.
Legislative Membership History: 107th; 108th through 112th General Assemblies, representing the counties of Sumner, Trousdale, and part of Davidson.