Nominations for annual TVARS board election open through July 10


The TVA Retirement System will accept nominations through Monday, July 10, for a three-year term as an elected member of the TVARS board of directors.

The term runs from Nov. 1, 2017, through Oct. 31, 2020. Any employee who is a TVARS member is eligible to run for election.

The TVARS board of directors 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 on the TVARS website.

Nominations are made by petition. Signatures of 25 employees who are TVARS members are required. The nominating petition is available on the TVARS website or by calling Retirement at 865-632-2672.

Deadline: The nominating petition and supporting candidate information must be received by the TVA Retirement System by 4:45 p.m. ET July 10. Nominations may be submitted by email to adshepherd@tva.gov, fax (865-632-8591), or mail (TVA Retirement System, 400 W. Summit Hill Drive, WT 8A, Knoxville, TN 37902).