MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- A local attention deficient disorder life coach and counselor recently announced that he is running for the Republican Party nomination in the 9th District Rutherford County Commission primary slated for May 2014.
Jason B. Bour, the director of New Beginning Coach Services, is hoping to take the spot currently held by Commissioner Steve Sandlin.
Sandlin announced earlier this month that he will not seek re-election. He has decided to run for the Rutherford County Register of Deeds position in the 2014 elections.
“It would be an honor to have the opportunity to serve this community and the county I love.” Bour said. “This is a wonderful place to live, and I look forward to being part of the county’s growth.”
Bour, a longtime resident of Rutherford County who served in the Tennessee Air National Guard, specializes in coaching people with ADHD and similar disorders.
In 2012 he partnered with Shire Pharmaceuticals on an education project, called “ADHD Shared Focus,” and has worked to increase awareness in the community on ADHD with his articles in Middle Tennessee Health & Wellness Magazine and informational speaking engagements.
This year, he was selected to speak at the American Association of Christian Counselors World Conference in Nashville and has been nominated for the National Council for Behavioral Health’s Advocacy Leadership Award and Impact Award for his work.
Aside from professional associations, Bour is actively involved with the Sam Davis Lodge Masonic Lodge No. 661, Al Menah Shrine Temple, American Red Cross, Rutherford County Republican Party and the National Rifle Association. He is also the founder of the Bour Charity Classic, a charity golf tournament that raises funds for initiatives like Camp Horizon.
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