The Northeast Tennessee Valley Regional Valley Industrial Development Association, Inc. (NETVRIDA), a Tennessee nonprofit corporation, was founded in 1989 to promote industrial/economic development in the northeastern region of the Tennessee Valley. Membership in NETVRIDA is comprised of electric power distributors in the 13-county region (10 counties in Tennessee and 3 in Virginia) along with Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). The agency is one of seven similar organizations founded by TVA and power distributors in the TVA's southeastern USA power distribution area. The NETVRIDA Board is composed of the General Managers of the regional power distributors along with representatives from TVA.

Board of Directors

Dr. R. Michael Browder

General Manager - Bristol TN Essential Services
P.O. Box 549
Bristol Tennessee, 37621
(423) 793-5530

Mr. Brad Coppock

General Manager - Powell Valley Electric Cooperative
P.O. Box 1528
New Tazewell Tennessee, 37824
(423) 626-5204

Mr. Brandon Shell

General Manager - Elizabethton Electric System
400 Hatcher Lane
P.O. Box 790
Elizabethton Tennessee, 37643
(423) 547-8605

Mr. Chuck Bowlin

General Manager - Greeneville Energy Authority
110 North College Street
P.O. Box 1690
Greeneville Tennessee, 37743
(423) 636-6200

Mr. Don Bowman

CEO - Bristol Virginia Utilities
15022 Lee Highway
Bristol Virginia, 24202
(276) 645-8751

Mr. Greg Williams, – Vice-President NETVRIDA

General Manager - Appalachian Electric Cooperative
1109 Hill Drive
New Market Tennessee, 37820
(865) 475-2032

Mr. James Sandlin

General Manager - Holston Electric Cooperative
1200 West Main Street
P.O. Box 190
Rogersville Tennessee , 37857
(423) 272-8821

Mr. Jeff Dykes

General Manager - Brightridge
2600 Boones Creek Road
P.O. Box 1636
Johnson City Tennessee, 37605
(423) 952-5000

Mr. Jody Wigington – Secretary/Treasurer, NETVRIDA

General Manager - Morristown Utility Systems
433 West 1st North Street
P.O. Box 667
Morristown Tennessee, 37814
(423) 586-4121

Mr. Lee H. Brown – President, NETVRIDA

General Manager - Erwin Utilities
244 Love Street
Erwin Tennessee, 37650
(423) 743-1820

Mr. Rob Arnold

Manager Dist. System - American Electric Power
420 River Road
Kingsport Tennessee, 37660
(423) 578-2226

Mr. Tim Tidwell

Regional Development Specialist - TVA Economic Development
400 West Summit Hill Drive
Knoxville Tennessee, 37902
(865) 632-2289

Ms. Amy Edge

TVA Customer Delivery
400 W. Summit Hill Drive WT-7 #231
Knoxville Tennessee, 37902
(865) 632-3310