Commissioners and Staff

Cindy C. Ogle


Term: 2015-2020, Congressional District 1

Appointed to the Commission by Governor Bill Haslam in 2015, Cindy Cameron Ogle will represent the 1st District for her five-year term. She was elected secretary for FY2020.

Cindy is currently Gatlinburg’s City Manager, a position she has held since 1989—the longest tenure in the history of the city. In her role as City Manager, Cindy oversees the daily operations and ensures that policies and programs approved by the Gatlinburg City Commission are implemented in an efficient and effective manner. Cindy is also responsible for the management of over 350 employees and a budget that has nearly tripled in her time of service.

Cindy was awarded City Manager of the Year in 2002 by the TN City Management Association for her many years of excellence in service. In the past, she has served on the Board of Directors for Alternative Care Enterprises, Overlook Mental Health Center, the TN Municipal League and more. She was also President of the board for the TN City Management Association, and Vice President for the board for the International City Management Association. She is currently a member of the TN MPPA Board of Advisors.

Jan lives in Gatlinburg with her husband Larry “Bud.” They have two daughters and eight grandchildren.