Putnam County Executive

Randy Porter

Putnam County Executive – 2014 to present
Putnam County 911 Director, 1991 to 2014
Putnam County Emergency Medical Services Director, 1983 to 2014
Putnam County Coroner, 1987 to 2014
Putnam County Computer Technology Director, 2005 to 2014

Associates Degree in Business Administration, Volunteer State College
Associates Degree in Applied Science (Paramedic) Volunteer State College
Extended Studies in Business at Tennessee Tech University

Licensure and Certifications (present and past)
CPR Instructor
Emergency Mountain Rescue

Professional Boards
Tennessee Emergency Communications Board (State 911 Board)
Chairman, 2000 to 2016
Member, 1998 to present

Special Achievement in GIS 2013
ESRI National Conference

“Senator Joe Haynes” Award 2012
Tennessee Emergency Number Association

Humanitarian of the Year, 1999
Putnam County Jaycees

Outstanding Young Public Safety Official, 1990
Putnam County Jaycees

Scott Avenue Baptist Church
Chairman of Deacons and Treasurer

Family – wife is Melanie, daughter is Paige, granddaughter is Avery

Randy Porter


Putnam County Executive

  • 300 E. Spring St., Room 8
    Cookeville, TN 38501
  • 931-526-2161
  • 931-528-1300
  • 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.Monday - Friday