Megan Christine Barry is the 7th mayor of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, a post she has held since 2015. She is the first woman to hold the post. Previously, she served as a Council Member At Large on the Nashville-Davidson Metropolitan Council.
Although elections in Nashville are nonpartisan, Barry, like nearly all elected officials in the city, is a Democrat. She is the first Metro mayor to have previously served on the Metro Council.