Katherlyn Geter is passionate about community, quality of life for people, and equal access to healthcare. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
where she majored in the field of Human Service Management. Katherlyn’s career includes over seventeen years of experience overseeing programs that help counsel and provide outreach education to those who seek assistance with understanding health insurance (Medicare, Medicaid, Marketplace, etc.). Katherlyn was recognized nationally as a White House, “Champion of Change,” which was part of President Obama’s “Winning the Future” initiative, for her work with the Affordable Care Act. She currently serves on the Chattanooga Mayor’s Council on Women’s’ HealthCare Subcommittee as a Co-Chair.
Katherlyn continues to work with many organizations and communities throughout the region to provide health education and assistance with accessing benefits. She is
especially passionate about participation in healthcare and community development and her goal is not only to increase understanding of community resources but to contribute to reducing health disparities among minorities in communities throughout TN.
On September 4, 2018 Katherlyn Geter was Inaugurated as the County Commissioner District 5 for the Hamilton County TN.
Katherlyn is a proud member of the Mt. Canaan Baptist Church where she currently serves as the Lead for Health and Wellness. Katherlyn was also selected through the
TN Department of Health Office of Minority Health as a “Faith-Based Health Ambassador.”