The 917 Society Boards with Founders Club President Dr. Ming Wang and Vice-President Lee Beaman are proud to have Senator Bill Powers returning to the Founders Club for the fourth consecutive year.

Senator Bill Powers serves District 22 in the state of Tennessee. Listed below is his biographical information:

  • Born and raised in Clarksville
  • Graduate of Clarksville High School
  • Bachelor of Arts, English/History from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Bill and his wife, Fran, have three children, Spence, Louise, and Henry

Community Involvement:

  • Elected two terms to the Clarksville City Council
  • Graduate, Leadership Clarksville
  • Graduate, Leadership Middle Tennessee
  • Vice President, CMCSS Education Foundation
  • Advisory Council, University of Tennessee Alumni Association
  • Board member, Better Business Bureau of Clarksville
  • Board of Governors, University of Tennessee
  • Board member, Roxy Regional Theatre
  • Board of Directors at CDE Lightband, City of Clarksville
  • Board member, United Way of Greater Clarksville
  • Chairman, Clarksville Gas & Water
  • Chairman, Board of Zoning Appeals, City of Clarksville
  • Board of Convention and Visitors Bureau, City of Clarksville
  • Charter Revision Committee, City of Clarksville
  • Finance Committee, City of Clarksville
  • Board Member & Past Chairman, Clarksville Parks & Recreation
  • Economic Development Council, City of Clarksville

Senator Powers also has served these past four years as a volunteer going into the Clarksville schools personally delivering Constitutions to the 8th grade classrooms.