Andy Berke

Andy Berke
Andy Berke

Andy Berke, former mayor of Chattanooga, has been named administrator of the Rural Utilities Service in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Prior to his appointment to USDA from the White House, Berke was serving as a special representative for broadband at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NITA) in the U.S. Department of Commerce. In addition to serving as mayor of Chattanooga from 2012 until 2021, Berke represented Tennessee Senate District 10 in the General Assembly from 2007 until 2012.