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Posted on: August 6, 2019

[ARCHIVED] MFRD Welcomes New Administrative Aide

Reisha Watson

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) is pleased to welcome Reisha Watson as the department’s new Administrative Aide II. Reisha started with MFRD on July 22, replacing Carol Whitaker who retired July 1.

Reisha previously worked for the Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) as an Administrative Support Specialist in the Training Division and has been with the City of Murfreesboro for approximately 12 years.

“With a Bachelor’s of Science in Organizational Management from Tusculum College and her previous administrative support experience, Reisha will be a very valuable asset to our team,” said Fire Rescue Chief Mark Foulks.

Born and raised in Murfreesboro, Reisha has been married to Retired MPD Lieutenant Sanders Watson for almost 10 years. Together, they have four children: Parker DeGraw (23), Sydney DeGraw (20), Ashton Watson (23), and Allie Watson (13).

In her spare time, Reisha enjoys spending time with her family. She also likes to go boating on Tim’s Ford Lake and loves baseball…Go Red Sox! Reisha and her family attend New Vision Baptist Church.

“MFRD is a great department with wonderful people,” said Reisha. “When I saw an opportunity to join the team, I went for it!”

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