Senate Confirms Kilbride to TVA Board

The U.S. Senate voted Aug. 1 to confirm Chattanoogan Bill Kilbride to the last vacant seat on the TVA Board of Directors. Kilbride is a former chief executive of the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce, having taken that post in 2014 and served until his 2017...

Duck River EMC Names Spence CEO

Scott Spence has been named president & CEO at Duck River EMC, Shelbyville, Tenn. Spence succeeds Charles McDonald, who’s served in an interim capacity since the January 2019 retirement of Michael Watson. According to a Duck River EMC statement, Spence is set to...

TVPPA 75th Annual Conference set for Lexington

TVPPA will be Bluegrass-bound for its 75th Annual Conference. That milestone event, set for May 17-19, 2021, will be held in Lexington, Ky., at the Griffin Gate Marriott. It will mark TVPPA’s first Annual Conference in the Commonwealth since its 2007 visit to...

Trentham Takes Over at Alcoa ED

Ryan Trentham has taken over as director at Alcoa, Tenn., ED. The Sevier Co., Tenn., native succeeds Alcoa Public Services Director Kenny Wiggins, who’s been running the city’s electric department since the 2016 retirement of Eddie Tramel. Wiggins is set to retire at...

Seven States Power Corp. Launches Website

Seven States Power Corp. has launched a new website – SevenStatesPower.com. Seven States Vice President Betsey Kirk McCall said the site’s address is but the tip of the iceberg in terms of what’s new. “Our members will see improved...

Six Receive Certificates at Annual Conference

              Six TVPPA-member utility executives were honored with certificate presentations at May’s 73rd TVPPA Annual Conference. Certificate recipients making the trip to Asheville, NC, for the presentations were Richard Adams and Steven Dyer of Central...