Skip to Main Content


Brad Turner

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Brad Turner, of Rutherford County, is the third commissioner of the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. He comes to DIDD from HealthStream, Inc., where he served as director of client services. Commissioner Turner has worked with the State Interagency Coordinating Council to serve infants and toddlers with disabilities through early intervention programming connected to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. He also works closely with special needs volunteer organizations including Project Help and Rising Above Ministries. Turner has served as a Rutherford county commissioner since 2010.