Peter Mahurin Sworn In As TVA Board Member

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Peter Mahurin, of Bowling Green, Ky., was sworn in Wednesday as a new member of the Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors. His term expires on May 18, 2016.

Mr. Mahurin, confirmed unanimously by the U.S. Senate on Jan. 1, took the oath of office from U.S. Magistrate Judge H. Brent Brennenstuhl of the Western District of Kentucky during a ceremony at the U.S. Courthouse in Bowling Green.

“I am honored to have been appointed to this very important post by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate,” Mr. Mahurin said. “TVA has served the Tennessee Valley for almost 80 years and I look forward to serving on the TVA board and representing the people of Kentucky and the entire TVA service area.”

Director Mahurin lives in Bowling Green, Ky., and is chairman of Hilliard Lyons Financial Services, a position he has held since 2008. He joined Hilliard Lyons in 1968 and has served in various capacities since that time. Mr. Mahurin also serves as a board member for Houchens Industries, Albany Bancorp, Cecilian Bancorp, Gray Construction, Jackson Financial and the Governors Scholars of Kentucky. Previous to Hilliard Lyons, Mr. Mahurin was a high school math and science teacher. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry from Western Kentucky University.      

Mr. Mahurin is one of four newly confirmed appointments on the TVA board of directors. Michael McWherter, of Jackson, Tn., and Joe H. Ritch, of Huntsville, were sworn in last week. V. Lynn Evans, of Memphis, will also be sworn in this month. All will join TVA Board Chairman Bill Sansom, of Knoxville, and current members Barbara Haskew, of Chattanooga; Neil McBride, of Oak Ridge, and Richard Howorth, of Oxford, Ms. 



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