Senator Stevens was elected to the State Senate in 2012 and represents Obion, Weakley, Henry, Gibson, Carroll and Benton Counties in Northwest Tennessee. Sen. Stevens is the first Republican to ever represent Obion and Weakley counties in the State Senate. Sen. Stevens is 45 years old and lives in Huntingdon, Tennessee, with his wife, Elicia, and his two daughters, Lexie and Mary Kendall. Mr. Stevens and his family are members of the First Baptist Church Huntingdon where John teaches Sunday school and coaches his daughters’ Upward basketball teams, He enjoys running, is an avid sports fan, is a lifetime learner, and occasionally spoiling a good walk by trying to golf.
Mr. Stevens serves on the Finance, Ways, & Means, Judiciary, and Transportation Committees. This year, he was named First Vice-Chair of the Senate Finance Committee, and appointed to serve as the Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee, which reviews and approves or rejects all Senate amendments to the proposed budget.