This application is for a seven-year term beginning January 2020. Applicants must meet all eligibility requirements as described in the list at the end of this page. Completed application must be received no later than 5 p.m. on September 12, 2019, and the application process will conclude in the fall of 2019.

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Personal Information

Residence is within Knox County *
Residence is within Knoxville City limits *

Professional Experience

Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF preferred.

Please complete the following sections if the information is not on your resume or one is not available.

Please include employer, address, title, dates of employment, duties, other significant information.

Please include name of schools, dates attended, degrees or certificates received.

Please list all past and present affiliations, dates, position held, etc.

Personal attributes, qualifications, or aspirations relevant to service on KUB's Board of Commissioners.

Eligibility Requirements

KUB is a municipal utility (not for profit), serving Knox and parts of seven adjacent counties, and provides reliable electric, natural gas, water, and wastewater services to more than 461,000 customers.

  1. Applicant must be at least 25 years of age.
  2. Applicant must have resided in Knox County for the past three consecutive years.
  3. Applicant cannot be an elected official or an employee of the City of Knoxville or any municipality, county government, or state government except for a Notary Public, a member of the National Guard of the State of Tennessee, or employee of public education.
  4. Applicant may not be an employee or retiree of an energy, water, or wastewater utility, energy company, telecommunications utility, or any other utility service provider.
  5. Applicant cannot be related to a KUB employee where the relationship is as close as third degree by blood, adoption, or marriage. Prohibited relationships are as follows:

Prohibited Relationships:

First Degree

  1. Father (or Father-in-Law)
  2. Mother (or Mother-in-Law)
  3. Son (or Son-in-Law)
  4. Daughter (or Daughter-in-Law)
  5. Wife
  6. Husband
  7. Stepfather (or Stepfather by marriage)
  8. Stepmother (or Stepmother by marriage)
  9. Stepson (or Stepson by marriage)
  10. Stepdaughter (or Stepdaughter by marriage)

Second Degree

  1. Brother (or Brother-in-Law)
  2. Sister (or Sister-in-Law)
  3. Grandfather (or Grandfather by marriage)
  4. Grandmother (or Grandmother by marriage)
  5. Stepsister/Half-sister (or Stepsister/Half-sister by marriage)
  6. Stepbrother/Half-brother (or Stepbrother/Half-brother by marriage)
  7. Granddaughter (or Granddaughter by marriage)
  8. Grandson (or Grandson by marriage)

Third Degree

  1. Uncle (or Uncle by marriage)
  2. Aunt (or Aunt by marriage)
  3. Nephew (or Nephew by marriage)
  4. Niece (or Niece by marriage)
  5. Great Grandchildren (or Great Grandchildren by marriage)
  6. Great Grandparents (or Great Grandparents by marriage)

Ethics

The conduct of public officials, including KUB commissioners, is governed by provisions of Tennessee law. Accordingly, KUB's Board has adopted an Ethics Policy establishing standards of conduct for KUB commissioners, officers, and employees.

Before proceeding to the questions below, please read the following related to Ethics and Political Activity.

Tennessee law prohibits a public entity such as KUB from entering into contracts or buying goods and services from businesses in which a member of the Board of Commissioners has a “Direct Interest.” A “Direct Interest” is an interest in a business as an owner, partner, or one having other controlling interest. A controlling interest arises when no other shareholder owns more shares of stock in the corporation than you.

The law also prohibits KUB Commissioners from being indirectly interested in any contract to which KUB is a party unless the Commissioner publicly acknowledges his interest. “Indirect interest” means any contract in which the Commissioner is interested but not directly so, or includes contracts where the officer is otherwise directly interested but is the sole supplier of the goods or services to KUB.

Do you own, have an interest in, or work for a business that maintains a business relationship with KUB, other than the purchase of utility service?

Conflict of Interest *

If the answer is “yes,” please describe in detail the nature of the business and applicant’s relationship with the company doing business with KUB.

I have read, understand, and agree to fully comply with the KUB Ethics Policy if I am selected to serve as a KUB Commissioner.

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Statement of Applicant

I wish to be considered as a nominee submitted by the Knoxville Utilities Board to the Mayor of Knoxville for appointment to fill a seven-year term on the Board of Commissioners. I acknowledge by my initials below that I meet all eligibility requirements listed above. Further, I acknowledge that if I am selected for this position by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council, I agree to complete an annual conflicts of interest disclosure form and accept this appointment as a KUB Commissioner.

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The Knoxville Utilities Board is an equal opportunity employer. KUB offers equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, age, marital or veterans' status, sex, national origin or disability or any other legally-protected status.

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