Nominations for Annual TVARS Election

TVARS will accept nominations through Friday, July 15, for a three-year term as an elected member of the TVARS Board of Directors. The term will run from November 1, 2016, through October 31, 2019. Any employee who is a TVARS member is eligible to run for election.

The TVARS Board consists of seven members: three appointed by TVA, three elected by employees who are TVARS members, and one who is selected by the other six. The TVARS Board is responsible for the administration of the System and the 401(k) Plan.  The board holds quarterly meetings and other special-called meetings, as necessary, throughout the year in order to conduct business, and each director serves on various board committees. For more information on the duties and responsibilities of directors of the TVARS Board, please see the TVARS Governance Policy.

Nominations are made by petition. Signatures of 25 employees who are TVARS members are required. The required form of the nominating petition must be used.  Nominating petitions are also available by calling Retirement at 865-632-2672.

Deadline for receipt of nominations: The nominating petition and supporting candidate information must be received by the TVA Retirement System by 4:45 p.m. EDT on July 15. Nominations may be submitted by e-mail (adshepherd@tva.gov), fax (865-632-8591), or mail (TVA Retirement System, 400 W. Summit Hill Drive, WT 8A, Knoxville, TN 37902).

For more detailed information on the election procedures, please see the TVARS Director Election/Selection Policy.

Important Dates

Nominations deadline:  July 15
Announcement of candidates:  August 8
Voting period:  August 22-September 7



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