The County Executive’s Office directs, organizes and coordinates County government activities and oversees the day-to-day operations of the County. This department provides for the delivery of services to our customers -- the citizens of Giles County, Tennessee. The County Executive is the Chief Executive Officer of the County.
The Tennessee Constitution provides that each county (not having a metropolitan form of government) must elect a county legislative body, whose members serve a term of four years. In Giles County this body is referred to as the county commission and a member is referred to as a county commissioner. The Giles County Commission is composed of 21 members, with three members elected from each of the county's 7 districts.