Shane is employed at the Lawrenceburg Fire Department where he currently holds the position of Admin Assistant Chief. He is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Columbia Southern University with a B.S. in Fire Science and holds an M.B.A in Public Administration. Shane has earned the Chief Fire Officer Designation through the Center of Public Safety Excellence. He is one of 1750 people worldwide to do so. He has also earned the Certified Public Administrator Designation through the UT County Technical Assistance Service.
Shane and his wife, Mechelle, have been married for 29 years and have two children, Brittany and Derek. Derek and his wife Kelbie have one son, Nixon. Shane and Mechelle have lived in Lawrence County for more than 46 years.
Having served in the United States Marine Corps after graduating high school, Shane’s deep involvement in his community continues today. He has served as a volunteer firefighter, as a volunteer coach for the Lawrence County High School Shooting Team, and as a Chamber Ambassador for the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce. He currently serves on the Tennessee County Commissioners Association’s Veteran’s Affairs Committee and the Selective Service Board for Lawrence County.
Shane serves on the County Commission’s Animal Welfare, Human Resource, Solid Waste, and Emergency Services committees.
Shane Eaton can be contacted at 931-279-0953