About Stuart Benson
Councilman Stuart Benson was elected to the first Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Council in November 2002 and reelected in November 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016 and again in 2020. He is a Vice Chair of the Equity, Community Affairs, Housing, Health & Education Committee as well as a member of the Public Safety Committee.
Councilman Benson was a teacher of machine tool technology at Southern High School. He is a graduate of Ahrens Trade High School, the General Electric Tool and Die Apprenticeship Program, and he holds an associate’s degree in vocational education from Murray State University.
His civic involvement includes serving as a Board Member of the Glenridge Health Campus and Blackacre Conservancy.
He is married and has five children: Laura, Stacie, Amanda, Trisha and Tamara. He and his wife attend Southeast Christian Church.
As District 20 Councilman, Stuart Benson represents a small portion of the suburban cities of Jeffersontown as well as the unincorporated areas of Eastwood, Fern Creek & Fisherville.