Crossville Mayor Pro Tem J. H. Graham, III has been elected to the board of directors for the Tennessee Municipal League (TML) during the league’s conference in Knoxville. Graham was elected as one of the eight district directors to represent his section of the state. As a member of the TML Board of Directors, Graham will propose and help determine legislation municipalities need passed into law and will establish policy priorities for the league. Founded in 1940 and based in Nashville, the TML is a voluntary, cooperative organization established by the cities and towns of the state for mutual assistance and improvements. The TML’s primary function is to advocate on behalf of city governments. TML works with the Tennessee General Assembly promoting legislation helpful to cities and opposing legislation harmful to cities.