Entries by Trent Scott

Co-op statement on election of Evans as TVA board chair

[NASHVILLE] –The Tennessee Valley Authority announced today that V. Lynn Evans was unanimously elected as chair of the board of directors. “We are pleased that the TVA board elected V. Lynn Evans as chair of the agency’s board of directors,” says David Callis, executive vice president and general manager of the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association. […]

110th Tennessee General Assembly app now available

Legislative directory app connects Tennesseans with elected officials NASHVILLE – Tennesseans interested in government and politics have a powerful, pocket-sized tool for connecting with their elected representatives. The 110th Tennessee General Assembly app features a continually updated, searchable database of contact, staff and committee information as well as photos, leadership roles and social media profiles […]

Legislature expected to bring big changes

When the 110th General Assembly gavels into session on January 10th, a number of issues of importance to electric co-ops stand to become major points of focus for lawmakers.  After the first week’s formalities and announcements of committee assignments, there will be a two-week recess to move offices and re-organize. Then, the session will kick […]

Call for Nominations: TCC Young Leaders Conference

Once again it’s time to choose your cooperative’s couples (or individuals) to attend the 2017 Tennessee Young Leaders Conference on Friday and Saturday, February 24 and 25, at the Drury Plaza Hotel in Franklin, Tennessee.  Please pass this information along as soon as possible to the person in your organization who is responsible for couple […]

TECA Board Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [Name] Elected to Co-op Association Board [CO-OP HEADQUARTERS TOWN] – [Name], [position at co-op] of [co-op name], was elected to the board of trustees for the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association earlier this week at the group’s annual meeting in Nashville. “We congratulate [name],” said David Callis, TECA executive vice president and general […]

Top Tenn Communications Award Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [Co-op Name] Honored with Communication Award [CO-OP HEADQUARTERS TOWN] – [Co-op Name] was recently honored with a TECA Top Tenn Communication Award in recognition of its work to educate and inform electric co-op members. The honor was presented during the annual meeting of the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association in Nashville. [Describe award […]

TECA celebrates 75th anniversary at annual meeting in Nashville

Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association celebrates 75th anniversary at annual meeting in Nashville NASHVILLE – “Unified” was the theme of the 75th annual meeting of the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association, held Sunday, Nov. 20, through Tuesday, Nov. 22, in Nashville. More than 350 electric cooperative leaders from across the state attended the event, and were reminded […]