Jill Pugh - Mayor

A native of Louisville, Jill Robinson Pugh was elected to the office of Alderman in 2012. A graduate of William Blount High School, Pugh continued her education at Lee University with a major in history and minors in government, education and religion. Later, she received a Master of Science in education from the University of Tennessee.

Pugh started her teaching career at Christian Academy of Knoxville. Then after four years, she transferred to the social studies department at Heritage High School where she taught for nine years. Currently, she is a special education teacher at Union Grove Middle School.

Pugh and her husband, Greg, are Sunday school leaders and children's volunteers for their church. They are the parents of William and Anna, both of Louisville.

Daniel Franklin - Vice-Mayor

Daniel Franklin was born in Blount County and settled in Louisville for the second time in 2019. He graduated from Maryville High School and UT Knoxville with a BA degree in business administration with a major in accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive since 2018) and has 20+ years of experience in auditing and advising east Tennessee cities and towns, as well as auditing compliance with laws and regulations including federal and state grant and loan compliance.

Daniel began his career as a local banker at the Bank of Maryville/First Tennessee Bank. After 11 years he began working for a Knoxville-based CPA firm which he retired from after 32 years of serving clients in the financial institution, local government, utility, construction, faith-based nonprofits and churches, and employee benefit industries. Currently Daniel is a bank consultant and board member, administrator and treasurer of Louisville Christian Assistance Center (LCAC), and treasurer and Sunday school teacher at Beech Grove Baptist Church on Topside Road.

Daniel and his wife Renee volunteer in various ministries of their church and are caregivers for their aging parents.

John Loope - Alderman

John Loope is a life-long resident and founder of the Town of Louisville. He attended Louisville Elementary and graduated from Friendsville High School. John is a Marine Veteran of the Vietnam War. He is a residential and commercial properties builder in Blount County, founding chairman of the Blount County Public Building Authority, former member of the Blount County Commission and Blount County & Louisville Planning Commission. John has also served for years as the President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Fort Loudoun Electric Cooperative (FLEC).

Currently John is a beef cattle farmer at his residence on Old Lowes Ferry Road.

Steve Carico - Alderman

Steven Kelley - Alderman

Debbie Walsh - Administrative Assistant

Born and raised in Blount County, Debbie Walsh is the administrative assistant for the Town of Louisville. She resides in Louisville with her husband, Patrick, and three sons, Ramsey, Redmond and Robinson. She has been active in her community, church and local schools for many years. If you come looking for Debbie, she is often found at the baseball field, soccer field or in the basketball gym watching her boys.

A graduate of William Blount High School, she obtained a degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in statistics with an emphasis in business and manufacturing. She also obtained a MBA from Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. Her work experience comes from three years with Delta Airlines as a reservations agent and 12 years with DeRoyal Industries as product development assistant, inventory manager, quality control team representative and territorial sales manager, hospital division.

Barry Ottinger - Building Official Codes Inspector

Phillip Marshall - Building Inspector

A longtime resident of the Louisville community, Phillip has been the building inspector and a member of the Planning Commission for more than 17 years. He has been an asset to the town, with 40 years of building experience with Marshall & Robinson Builders. Over his career, Marshall & Robinson Builders were responsible for more than 500 homes being built in the Blount County area. In addition, he proudly served our country in the United States Army’s 101st Airborne Division. Phillip has also been active in the ministry, serving as a licensed minister for 50 years. He is a man of many talents and always has a story to share! If you are in need of a birdhouse, he’s the man to see!

Phillip lives in Blount County and has two daughters, Becky and Lisa. He is the proud grandfather to Megan, Jonathan, Collin, Joseph and great-grandson, Weston. He was married to his late wife, Bobbie, for almost 50 years.

Roger Bird - Town Engineer