Julie Bennett is a graduate of South Pittsburg High School and a lifelong resident of Marion County. She has served on the Marion County School Board since 2007 and is currently Board Chair. She has a BS degree in Organizational Behavior and is the Site Director for Chattanooga State Kimball. She is a past president of the South Pittsburg Rotary Club and currently serves on the Board of Directors. Julie and her family are members of the Kimball Baptist Church where she teaches a Pre-K Sunday School Class. She and her husband, Neil reside in New Hope. Their daughter Kirby is a senior at UTK majoring in Speech Pathology and their son Jeff is a sophomore at Chattanooga State majoring in Business.