Debbie Tittle Biography
Debbie McInturff Tittle is a lifelong resident of Unicoi County, Tennessee. She and her husband Toney and sons Matthew and Jeremy reside in the Fishery Community. Debbie has had the honor and privilege of serving Unicoi County as their Register of Deeds for the past twenty-four years and was recently re-elected to her seventh term of office. Debbie and her family attend Lighthouse Baptist Church where Debbie serves as treasurer.
Since taking office in 1990, Tittle has completed training and is certified through the University of Tennessee’s County Technical Assistance Services as a public administrator. She is a graduate of the UT Center for Government Training Leadership program and most recently received certification in archive management at the Tennessee State Library and Archives Archiving Institute.
Debbie Tittle has twice served as president of the East Tennessee Registers Association, of which she is a charter member. Her peers selected her as East Tennessee Register of the Year in 1995, 2005 and again in 2011.
In 2007, Debbie was chosen by registers across the state to serve as president of the Tennessee Registers Association. During her tenure as president, she challenged fellow registers across the state to make a difference in their respective counties in educating citizens as to the need for a cure for Alzheimer’s disease and to reach out to families who have been affected by it.
In 2008, she was selected as Tennessee Register of the Year among her fellow state registers. Debbie was a member of the Veterans Memorial Committee that saw into fruition the completion of the Unicoi County Veterans Memorial in 2004; fulfilling her desire to honor and give back to those who have given so much of themselves for others.
She is a member of the County Officials Association of Tennessee, Tennessee State Archivists Association and the National Association of Government Archives & Records Management. Debbie has served as chairman of the Unicoi County Republican Party and currently serves as female vice-chairman. She currently chairs the Unicoi County Records Commission.
In addition to her professional recognition’s, Debbie has also been named a Tennessee Colonel Aide de Camp, the highest civilian honor that can be bestowed on a citizen in Tennessee, by governors Don Sundquist, Phil Bredesen, and Bill Haslam. The local GOP has recognized her with a Lifetime Service Award and she was presented the 2006 Record of Service Award by The Erwin Record. She was named Hometown Hero by the Modern Woodmen Association and was presented a Public Servant award by the Tennessee Bear Hunter’s Association.