Alexander Statement on the Nomination of John Ryder to Serve on the TVA Board

Posted on February 3, 2018

MARYVILLE, February 3, 2018 – United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement after President Trump announced his intent to nominate John Ryder of Tennessee to serve on the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Board of Directors:

“I was glad to join Sen. Corker in recommending that President Trump nominate John Ryder for membership on the TVA Board of Directors. John is a respected leader in Shelby County and in our state. He understands that TVA’s mission is to continue to provide cheap, clean, reliable electricity for homes and businesses throughout the seven-state Tennessee Valley region. I look forward to his confirmation by the United States Senate.”