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Glen CasadaREPRepublican State Representative, District 63
63
Years of Age
23
Years of Experience
TNResidence (state)

Richard Glen Casada Jr. (born August 2, 1959) is an American politician, member of the Republican Party in the Tennessee House of Representatives, where he represents District 63 (Williamson County). He was the Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives from January 8, 2019 through August 2, 2019, whereupon he resigned his post amid scandal. This was the shortest stint of a Tennessee Speaker of the House in modern history. Casada was previously the Majority Leader of the Tennessee House of Representatives. His opposition to Syrian refugees attracted national attention in the media in 2015. He would later be implicated for having a role in using a firm known as Phoenix Solutions to launder money.

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Education3 - 3 of 1
Western Kentucky University
BS Agriculture/Education
1982
Past Positions1 - 10 of 10
Speaker
Tennessee State House of Representatives
2019
Majority Leader
Tennessee State House of Representatives
2017 - 2018
Representative
Tennessee State House of Representatives
2002 - Current
County Commissioner
Williamson County
1994 - 2001
Former Majority Caucus Chair
Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Republican Whip
Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Territory Sales Manager
Merck
1984 - 2019
Partner
TLC Medical Equipment Company
1998 - 1999
Employee
Sales, Schering-Plough Health
1984 - Current
Teacher
L & M High School
1983
Other Experience1 - 25 of 25
Former Member
Board of Directors, Brightstone
1999
Member
Williamson County Chamber of Commerce
1994 - Current
Member
1st Baptist Church, Franklin
1990 - Current
Member
Page High, Middle, and Trinity Schools Parent Teacher Organization
Member
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council, Williamson County
Member
Franklin Noon Rotary Club
Member
Nolensville Chamber of Commerce
Member
Franklin Chamber of Commerce
Member
Community Housing Partnership, Williamson County
Member
Brentwood Baptist Church
Member
Williamson County Habitat for Humanity
Member
Springhill Chamber of Commerce
Former Member
Calendar and Rules Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Joint Committee on Government Operations, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Joint Subcommittee on Education, Health and General Welfare, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Joint Subcommittee on Judiciary and Government, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Joint Subcommittee on Commerce, Labor, Transportation and Agriculture, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Civil Justice Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Joint Committee on Government Operations, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Rules Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Civil Justice Subcommittee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Consumer and Human Resources Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Government Operations Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Insurance and Banking Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Consumer and Human Resources Subcommittee, Tennessee State House of Representatives