Virginia Lodge of Nashville and Ronald Walter of Memphis became members of the Tennessee Valley Authority board on Tuesday, taking their oaths of office in ceremonies in Memphis and Nashville. Their terms expire on May 18, 2019.
The two were nominated by President Barack Obama and confirmed unanimously by the U.S. Senate on December 9. One vacancy remains on the nine-member board.
“I am honored to have been nominated to this very important post by the president and confirmed by the U.S. Senate,” Lodge said in a press release. “I look forward to serving on the TVA board and representing the people of the Tennessee Valley.”
“I am honored the president and Senate have confidence in my abilities and look forward to serving on the board,” Walter said. “During my tenure at Memphis Light, Gas and Water, I worked with TVA and I’m looking forward to my expanded role in working with the people of the Tennessee Valley.” [Read more…]