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Executive and Regional councils

The Executive Council will:

  • Establish and communicate TVA’s diversity and inclusion vision and goals.
  • Model managing diversity behavior and hold organizations accountable for meeting TVA’s Diversity and Inclusion Scorecard
  • Appoint key members to the organizational councils.
  • Hold organizations accountable for achieving TVA’s diversity scorecard, including monitoring sponsoring employee resource groups and inclusion staffing goals.

The Regional Councils will:

  • Partner with Executive Council in implementing diversity and inclusion.
  • Serve as diversity advocates and change agents.
  • Develop partnerships with internal and external groups.
  • Leverage diversity in support of business objectives, TVA policy, and federal requirements.
  • Provide feedback on diversity initiatives to the Diversity Council.
  • Communicate diversity initiatives and successes across TVA.


TVA’s Diversity Council sponsors/participates in some of the following activities:

  • Educational and Employment Outreach
    • Partners in Education Program Events (PIE)
    • Job Fairs
    • Latinos for Hire
    • American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE)
    • Tuskegee University Business and Industry Cluster (TUBIC)
    • North American Association of Pipeline Inspectors (NAAPI)
    • National Black MBA Association (NBMBA)
  • Job Shadowing Events
  • Community Service Projects
    • Shoes for School
    • Swift Memorial Museum
    • La Paz de Dios
    • Hora Latina
    • Allianz del Pueblo
    • Native American Spirit of Nations Pow Pow
    • Habitat for Humanity
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Commission of Greater Knoxville
  • Diversity Articles


“Diversity is more than just numbers based on race, age, national origin, or other differences. It encompasses peoples’ experiences, talents, and personalities. It adds value."

Tom D. Kilgore
Chief Executive Officer


Learn more about TVA's Diversity Council




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