Mr. McKee was elected to his first term as Alderman in the 2005 municipal election. He was elected following a successful write-in campaign. He was re-elected to serve a second term in 2009, 2013 and 2017 and is currently serving a fourth term until 2022. He is also the Vice Mayor.
Lynn (wife of 50 years); 2 sons – Mike (wife Denita) and Jeff (wife Amanda); 4 granddaughters, Jordan, Aubrey, Olivia, Kendall; all live in Arlington.
Retired Packaging/Projects Manager for Riviana Foods in Memphis; was with Riviana Foods for 34 years. Mr. McKee has been in management for over 40 years.
Alderman, Town of Arlington, 2005 to present; Vice-Mayor, Oct 2007 to present; member of Planning Commission, Oct 2007 to 2015; Chairman of Finance Committee, 2010 to 2016, Board of Zoning Appeals, Oct 2007 to July 2009; Chairman, Parks and Recreation Committee, 2005 to 2007; Beautification Committee, 2005 to 2007; Tennessee Elected Officials Academy, Levels I and II; Graduate of Tennessee Local Government Leadership Program (2008); Coordinator of Star Spangled Spectacular; Past Coordinator of Music on the Square; Arlington BBQ/ FallFest Committee; West TN Veterans Home Fund Raising Committee; Board of Directors Shepard's Haven; Board of Directors Kiwanis Club of Northeast Shelby County (Arlington); Member of Arlington APTA; Member Local American Legion.
The McKee's are active members of Bellevue Baptist Church.
Graduate of Clarke Jr. College (Business); attended the University of Memphis and studied Business Management; has continued education in Management Effectiveness, Coaching and Counseling, Managing Multiple Priorities, Executive Development, Effective Communication and Controlling Costs and Budgets.
Woodworking, fishing, and all sports.
Mr. McKee says it is an honor to be serving the Town of Arlington as an Alderman.