Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 12:15 am (Updated: January 9, 1:04 am)
The United States Senate confirmed Joe H. Ritch of Alabama, Michael McWherter and Vera Lynn Evans of Tennessee and C. Peter Mahurin of Kentucky to serve on the TVA Board of Directors.
According to U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander’s office, the four nominees passed the Senate by unanimous consent on Jan. 1.
“Assuming the president signs all four confirmations, we will have eight members with one seat vacant,” TVA spokesman Scott Brooks said. “A quorum is a simple majority of five, so yes, we will then have a quorum.”
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