Anthony Farnum was appointed to the Bristol, Virginia City Council in November of 2018. Mr. Farnum won election to a full council term in 2020. Mr. Farnum was named Vice Mayor on July 1, 2020.
Born and raised in Bristol, Virginia, Farnum earned a Bachelors degree from East Tennessee State University majoring in Public Health Administration with a minor in Economics.
Anthony has had a lifelong passion for real estate. He works as a licensed real estate agent, as well as a landlord and property manager. In his spare time, he enjoys sports and spending time with his family.
Prior to joining the city council, Anthony served on the Bristol, Virginia Planning Commission. As a council member, Anthony serves on the Bristol Public Library Board, the People Incorporated Board, and the Bristol Redevelopment and Housing Authority Board.