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Tennessee Regulatory Authority at a Glance

Established in 1996, the Tennessee Regulatory Authority (TRA) was created to meet the challenge of the changing telecommunications and utility environment. The TRA is charged with the responsibility of setting the rates and service standards of privately owned telephone, natural gas, electric, and water utilities.

Organizationally, the TRA consists of six divisions. The six divisions include Consumer Services, managed by Lisa Cooper; Compliance, managed by Shiva Bozarth; Gas Pipeline Safety, managed by Annette Ponds; Information Technology, managed by Tracy Stinson; Legal, managed by Jean Stone; and Utilities, managed by David Foster.

The staff of the TRA is made up of various professional disciplines, including accountants, administrators, attorneys, consumer specialists, economists, engineers, information technology specialists, policy advisors, and office support personnel.

Location Of The Tennessee Regulatory Authority

The Tennessee Regulatory Authority is located in the Andrew Jackson building downtown Nashville, TN. The address is 502 Deaderick Street, 4th Floor. The TRA is one half mile from the three major interstate systems: I-24, I-40, and I-65.