Tennessee Gas Association

The Tennessee Gas Association is here to support the growth of the natural gas industry in Tennessee by enhancing the overall performance, safety, competitiveness and public awareness of its members and their products and services.

2019-2020 Officers

Braxton Williams

PRESIDENT
Braxton Williams
Jackson Energy Authority
119 East College Street
Jackson, TN 38301
731-422-7206

ROB NEIL

TREASURER
ROB NEIL
Powell-Clinch Utility District
P. O. Box 428
Lake City, TN 37769
865-426-2822

Randall Griner

FIRST VICE PRESIDENT
Randall Griner
Fayetteville Public Utilities Gas Dept.
P. O. Box 120
Fayetteville, TN 37334
931-433-1522

Sasha Benjamin

SECRETARY
Sasha Benjamin
Oak Ridge Utility District
P. O. Box 4189
Oak Ridge, TN 37831
865-220-6070

Mark O'Neal

SECOND VICE PRESIDENT
MARK O'NEAL (19)
Greater Dickson Gas Authority
605 East Walnut Street
Dickson, TN 37055
615-441-2830

TGA Staff

Kelley Zamboni

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Kelley Zamboni
Tennessee Gas Association
83 Century Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37214
615-872-2412
kzamboni@tngas.org

Jamie Wellman

DIRECTOR MEMBER SERVICES
Jamie Wellman
83 Century Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37214
615-872-2411
jwellman@tngas.org

Amy Bond

TGA Accountant
Amy Bond
83 Century Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37214
615-872-2411
abond@tngas.org

TGA Counsel

Nathan Kibler

GENERAL COUNSEL
Nathan Kibler
Baker, Donelson, Bearman,
Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
265 Brookview Centre Way, Suite 600
Knoxville, TN 37919
(865) 549-7125

TGA Lobbyist

JIM SPEARS

TGA Lobbyist
Jim Spears
Tennessee Gas Association
83 Century Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 872-2411

2019-2020 Board of Directors

Buzz Backstrom

BUZZ BACKSTROM (20)
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners
610 West Second Street
Owensboro, KY 42301
270-688-6872

MATT BALLARD

MATT BALLARD (22)
SCUD
P.O. Box 4398
Sevierville, TN 37864-4398
865-453-3272

TOMMY BIBLE

TOMMY BIBLE (21)
Jefferson-Cocke County Utility District
122 Highway 25 E.
Newport, TN 37821
423-623-3069

Eddie Davidson

Eddie Davidson (20)
Piedmont Natural Gas
83 Century Blvd
Nashville, TN
615-872-2457

Virgil Deanes

Virgil L. Deanes, Jr. (20)
Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division
220 South Main
Memphis, TN 38103
901-320-1401

Brent Dillahunty

Brent Dillahunty (20)
West Tennessee Public Utility District
P. O. Box 568
Hunningdon, TN 38344
731-986-8289

Tae Eaton

Tae Eaton (22)
Paris Henry County Public Utility District
P. O. Box 309
Paris, TN 38242
731-642-5635

Randall Griner

Randall Griner (20)
Fayetteville Public Utilities Gas Dept.
P. O. Box 120
Fayetteville, TN 37334
931-433-1522

MIKE GUNDERSON

Mike Gunderson (21)
Elk River Public Utility District
P.O. Box 970
Tullahoma, TN 37388
931-455-9311

Daniel C. Hicks

Daniel C. Hicks (20)
Middle TN Natural Gas Utility District
P.O. Box 670
Smithville, TN 37166
615-597-4300

STEPHANIE HOWELL

Stephanie Howell (20)
Clarksville Gas & Water
2215 Madison Street
Clarksville, TN 37043
931-645-2565 ext. 1500

Craig Ingram

Craig Ingram (20)
Tennessee 811
1850 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37210
615-509-2917

Sue Kristjansson

Sue Kristjansson (21)
Oak Ridge Utility District
P. O. Box 4189
Oak Ridge, TN 37831
865-220-6074

Paul Leath

Paul Leath (20)
Chattanooga Gas Company
2207 Olan Mills Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37421
478-320-9565

Mark O'Neal

MARK O'NEAL (22)
Greater Dickson Gas Authority
605 East Walnut Street
Dickson, TN 37055
615-441-2830

Sheree Reed

Sheree Reed (20)
Athens Utility Board
P.O. Box 0689
Athens, TN 37371-0689
423-745-4501

Pat Riley

Pat Riley (21)
Gibson County Utility District
P. O. Box 350
Trenton, TN 38382
731-855-1441

John Sauls

John "Joey" Sauls (20)
Enbridge, Inc.
2030 Falling Water Rd., Suite 190
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-692-2114

Brooke Sinclair

Brooke Sinclair (21)
Knoxville Utilities Board
4505 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville, TN 37921-5599
865-558-2746

Kelli Tidmore

Kelli Tidmore (21)
Equipment Controls Company
P.O.Box 728
Norcross, GA 30091
865-548-0708

DavidMTucker

DAVID M. TUCKER (20)
CenterPoint Energy
381 Riverside Drive, Suite 120
Franklin, TN 37064
615-465-5805

Braxton Williams

Braxton Williams (22)
Jackson Energy Authority
119 East College Street
Jackson, TN 38301
731-422-7206

2019-2020 Committee Chairs

Randall Griner

ANNUAL MEETING
Randall Griner
Fayetteville Public Utilities Gas Dept.

Mike Corley

LEGISLATIVE
Mike Corley
Middle Tennessee Natural Gas

Craig Ingram

BUSINESS PARTNER COUNCIL
Craig Ingram
Tennessee 811

Pat Riley

MARKETING
Pat Riley
Gibson County Utility District

Amanda Kimery

CUSTOMER SERVICE
Amanda Kimery
Jackson Energy Authority

Jerry Foreman

MEMBERSHIP
Jerry Foreman
Tri-Star Energy Consultants

Milton Henderson, Jr.

DISTRIBUTION & OPERATIONS
Milton Henderson, Jr.
Piedmont Natural Gas

Thomas McCutcheon

Safety Summit Committee
Thomas McCutcheon
Chattanooga Gas

Cliff Swoape

EDUCATION STEERING
Cliff Swoape
Middle TN Natural Gas Utility District