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Secretary of State Tre Hargett Appoints Administrative Law Judges
(Posted 4/1/2009)

Secretary of State Tre Hargett has appointed Vance Cheek and Brook Thompson as administrative judges in the Administrative Procedures Division. Immediately prior to his appointment, Judge Cheek was in the private practice of law. He previously served as a commissioner on the Tennessee Claims Commission and as both vice-mayor and mayor of Johnson City, Tennessee. Prior to his appointment, Judge Thompson served as the Coordinator of Elections for the State of Tennessee. Both Judge Cheek and Judge Thompson will preside over property tax appeals on behalf of the State Board of Equalization.