Tim Shelton announced this week that he will seek re-election to the Office of Register of Deeds in Anderson County in 2018.
Shelton has worked in the Anderson County Register of Deeds office since 1992, and he has served as Anderson County Register of Deeds since 2002, a press release said.
Shelton is a graduate of Leadership Anderson County and the University of Tennessee Local Government Leadership Program. Shelton also serves on the Board of Directors for the County Officials Association of Tennessee, representing more than 500 county officials across the state. Shelton was also selected by his fellow county officials across Tennessee to serve on the County Officials’ Legislative Committee.
Shelton also serves locally on the Anderson County Records Commission, the Anderson County Human Resources Advisory Committee, and the Anderson County Ethics Committee. He was recently elected to serve as chairman of the newly formed Anderson County IT Committee.
“I am so grateful for the opportunity to serve the families across Anderson County,” Shelton said in the press release. “I have dedicated my professional career over the past 25 years to being the best possible register of deeds I could be. Anderson County has always been my home, and I will continue to work hard to keep your trust.”
A graduate of Carson Newman in 1991, Shelton has also completed the University of Tennessee Certified Public Administrator through the University’s Institute of Public Service. The press release said Shelton is an active community volunteer serving on boards and committees across Anderson County, including the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce, the Rocky Top Chamber of Commerce, Clinton Civitan Club, Clinton Rotary Club, and Clinton Baseball Incorporated. Shelton also served as the 2017 co-chair of the Five County Walk for Alzheimer’s Tennessee.
“Tim Shelton is one of the most respected register of deeds in Tennessee,” local attorney Curtis Isabell said in the press release. “We are fortunate to have him serve the citizens of Anderson County. His experience and knowledge has been an asset to homeowners for more than 20 years.”
The press release said Shelton is a lifetime resident of Anderson County, and he has been married to Dara Giles Shelton for the past 21 years. Members of the Baptist faith, they have two children, a son Harrison and a daughter Addy, and they reside in Clinton, the press release said.