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Knoxville Utilities Board is a municipal utility (not for profit), serving Knox and parts of seven adjacent counties, and provides reliable electric, fiber, natural gas, water, and wastewater services to more than 486,000 customers.

This application is for a seven-year term to serve on KUB's Board of Commissioners beginning January 2025. Completed applications must be received no later than noon on September 12, 2024, and the application process will conclude in the fall of 2024.

Before applying, please review the eligibility requirements and information related to ethics and political activity.

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Personal Information

Residency Requirement Verification

Applicant must have resided in Knox County for the past three consecutive years.

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

Personal Statements

Please include a brief personal statement about why you are interested in serving on the KUB Board.

Please include any information you wish to share regarding your perspective, knowledge or experience related to the issue of low-income energy burdens.

Please include any information you wish to share regarding your perspective, knowledge or experience related to environmental protection issues.

Professional Experience

Please attach your resume here. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF files are preferred.

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

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

Please include the names of schools, dates attended, and degrees or certificates you received.

Please list all past and present affiliations, dates, and positions you've held.

Please list awards you've received and/or other achievements.

Please include any additional information about your personal attributes or qualifications for serving on the KUB Board.

Ethics Policy, Conflict of Interest, and Eligibility

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 review information related to Ethics and Political Activity and eligibility requirements.

Conflict of Interest Verification

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?


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.

Ethics Policy Acknowledgement

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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Eligibility Verification

I have read, understand, and confirm that I meet the eligibility requirements 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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