County Mayor - Carolyn P. Bowers
When Mayor Carolyn Bowers was elected in 2006, she became the first female to hold the office of mayor for either government, city or county. She is currently serving her second term as County Mayor. Mayor Bowers was appointed by former Governor Bredesen and then again by Governor Haslam to the Energy Efficient Schools Council. She serves as secretary of the Tennessee Association of County Mayors and serves on the Executive Board of the Middle Tennessee Mayor’s Caucus. She is a member of the Retired Teachers Association, the Clarksville Rotary Club and Immaculate Conception Church.
Mayor Bowers is married and has two children and two grandchildren. She is a native of Montgomery County with a long history of community involvement and has received numerous community and governmental awards. She received her B. S. and M. A. degrees from Austin Peay State University.
Prior to becoming Mayor of Montgomery County, Mayor Bowers served two terms as County Trustee. As Trustee, she earned twenty million dollars through prudent investment of idle county funds. Mayor Bowers has utilized integrated accounting for all County departments by implementation of the MUNIS® system. MUNIS® integrates the mass of county accounting data making it possible to continuously monitor the budget and maximize efficiency for all users.
"Montgomery County is proud of its commitment to excellence and citizen involvement. We look forward to future growth while maintaining our historic roots."