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At Large Council Member Burkley Allen

Burkley Allen

Metropolitan Council Office
One Public Square, Suite 204
P. O. Box 196300
Nashville, Tennessee 37219-6300

Office phone: 615-432-1343
Other phone: 615-383-6604


I. C. Thomasson Association, Sr. Mechanical Engineer


  • Married to Newton Allen
  • Three children: daughter Sarah, son Newton, daughter Mary


  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • B.S., Physics, Davidson College, Davidson, N.C.
  • Studied one year at Phillips Universitat, Marburg, Germany

Council Experience

  • Budget and Finance Committee, Member
  • Ad Hoc Affordable Housing Committee, Chair
  • Public Works Committee, Member


  • Sister Cities of Nashville
  • American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers
  • Second Presbyterian Church
  • League of Women Voters

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