Scholarship Foundation

TENNESSEE GAS ASSOCIATION

SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

Founded in 1997, the Tennessee Gas Association Scholarship Program was established by the Tennessee Gas Association (TGA) to provide financial assistance to the children of employees who are TGA members seeking higher education and residing in the State of Tennessee. The TGA Board created the Tennessee Gas Association Scholarship Foundation and, in 2012, the Foundation was granted 501(c)3 status under the Internal Revenue Code making gifts tax-deductible.

 

 

 

 

 

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Tennessee Gas Association (TGA) Scholarship Foundation is to provide financial assistance to the children of employees who are TGA members, seeking higher education and reside in the State of Tennessee.

Vision Statement

The vision of the Tennessee Gas Association Scholarship Foundation is to improve the opportunities to secure a quality higher education for qualified children of TGA member employees through dynamic fundraising efforts.

Contact Information

TN Gas Association Scholarship Foundation

P. O. Box 293059
Nashville, TN 37229

Phone: 615.872.2412

The TGA Scholarship Foundation annually awards two scholarships each in the amount of $3,000 named for John H. Ward, Leslie B. Enoch, ll and Dwight S. Work. Based on available funds, additional scholarships are awarded in the amount of $2,000 each. Beginning in 2022, the Foundation will award up to 4 - $500 scholarships to TGA Member Employees seeking a degree. Funding for these scholarships is collected throughout the year from golf and fishing tournaments, and silent auctions as well as donations from individuals, foundations and business partners.

Fundraising efforts are ongoing and your consideration of a gift to the Foundation would be greatly appreciated. The students receiving these scholarships are very grateful and are involved in studies of various fields such as nursing, computer science, physical therapy, pre-medicine, engineering technology and more.

Thank you for your time and consideration of support for the TGA Scholarship Foundation. if you have questions regarding this request, please contact the Foundation at 615-597-0523.

 

2021 Scholarship Recipient Video

2021-2022 Board of Directors

President:
Daniel C. Hicks, Middle Tennessee Natural Gas Utility District

Vice President:
James G. Sager, Great Dickson Gas Authority

Secretary:
Sasha Benjamin, Oak Ridge Utility District

Treasurer:
Robert W. Neil, Powell-Clinch Utility District

General Counsel:
Nathanael P. Kibler, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Directors:
Richard Clark, Clark Engineering & Utility Solutions, LLC
James A. Daniel, Magnolia River Services, Inc.
Mike Davidson, Middle TN Natural Gas
Eric W. Johnson. Clark Engineering & Utility Solutions, LLC
Robert A. Lambert, Jr., Lambert & Associates
Mark O'Neal, Greater Dickson Gas Authority
Kelley E. Zamboni, Tennessee Gas Association

Director Emeritus:
Leslie B. Enoch II, Middle Tennessee Natural Gas Utility District (retired)

2021-2022 Scholarship Committee

Richard Clark, Clark Engineering & Utility
Solutions, LLC. - Chair
Doug Miller, KUB - Vice Chair
Kenny Hay, Atmos Energy Corporation
Klay Kuhns, Vermeer
Matt Mingus, Team Construction
Scott Shephard, Piedmont Natural Gas
Becky Thompson, Middle TN Natural Gas
Utility District
Bill Turner, TN811