elect graeme coates


Graeme’s Working for La Vergne Citizens history:

Date from/to
2020 to Present
Board of Mayor & Alderman
2001 to Present
Planning Commission
2011 to Present
Economic Development Advisory Committee
2011 to Present
Board of Zoning Appeals
2019 to 2020
Industrial Development Board (IDB)

Other involvement within the City of La Vergne, Attended the ICSC in Las Vegas (2011 & 2021), La Vergne representative for the Rutherford County Metro Study Committee. – Manager of the financial sub-committee (2005) & La Vergne Citizens Police Academy (2011).

La Vergne, needs quality leadership with experience and knowledge to continue its controlled growth, with my long involvement with the City I feel I can continue moving the City in the right direction. 



La Vergne

About Graeme

A little bit about myself for those of you that do not know me

My first name Graeme is pronounced like Graham. I was born and raised in England. I have lived in La Vergne 28 years. I have been married 31 years to my wife Tammy and she is one of the strongest women I know as she is a 2 time cancer survivor.

I enjoy traveling, fishing, football, soccer, working around my house and taking on a challenge. I have worked in aviation for 40 plus years, aircraft maintenance is what I was trained in, but I am also a general aviation pilot and I have worked in many different positions in aviation.

I own an Aviation business in La Vergne. I currently serve on the Planning Commission, Economic Development board, Board of Zoning Appeals (BOZA) for the City of La Vergne. I have served under the Administration of 6 different Mayors in La Vergne.

I am currently serving as an Alderman.

My Objectives

La Vergne Population Growth Ratio

Pop-Facts® Demographic Snapshot

Trade Area: La Vergne, TN (city)

Benchmark: USA

Population & Race

Housing & Households

Employment & Occupation


Alderman means – A member of a municipal legislative body in a city or town.


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