(NASHVILLE) – January 17, 2021 – Tandy Darby (R-Greenfield) was sworn in Tuesday as the State Representative for the 76th District. The Speaker of the House of Representatives appointed Representative Darby to the Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee, Education Administration Committee, Higher Education Subcommittee, and Calendar and Rules Committee.
“I am looking forward to working on issues that affect so many of us in Northwest Tennessee,” said Representative Darby. “Our area is greatly impacted by farmers and teachers, and it’s an honor to be on the committees that will be work directly with issues that farmers, schools, and teachers face.”
A native of Greenfield, Representative Darby is married to Kasi Knott of Bradford. They have three girls: Tess, Edie, and Sloan. He is a 25-year veteran of Akin and Porter Produce and a farmer.
Representative Darby is the first state representative from Greenfield since John Thomas Akin, Jr., who served in the Tennessee House of Representatives from 1957 – 1960.
Representative Darby was elected to serve District 76 in November. His district includes Weakley and part of Obion and Carroll Counties.