Betty Ann Tanner is an interior decorator and owner of Betty Ann Tanner Accessories. Her Washington, DC non-profit boards include Ford's Theatre Society, The Congressional Club and International Student House.
She served on the Board of Meridian International Center from 2005-2010 and co-chaired the Meridian Ball in 2007. She also previously chaired the First Lady's Luncheon and Prevent Cancer Foundation Gala. She is a trustee with the University of Tennessee and serves on the board of Discovery Park of America in Tennessee where she resides with her husband former Congressman John Tanner, when she is not in Washington.