Dr. Kenneth C. Hill was appointed to the Tennessee Regulatory Authority in 2009 by Lieutenant Governor Ron Ramsey. Dr. Hill is married and lives with his wife, Janet, in Blountville, Tennessee. The couple has three children.
Dr. Hill's educational achievements include a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech (Broadcasting) and History from East Tennessee State University; a Master of Science Degree in Speech (Broadcasting) from Indiana State University; a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies from Baptist Christian College; a Master of Religious Education from Manahath School of Theology; and a Doctor of Religious Education from Andersonville Baptist Seminary.
Dr. Hill has been active in communications and broadcasting all of his adult life, having been involved for over three decades in virtually every aspect of television and radio. For the past twenty-seven years, Dr. Hill has been affiliated with the Appalachian Educational Communication Corporation (AECC) Bristol, Tennessee and at the time of his appointment to the TRA was Chief Executive Officer of AECC and served as General Manager of five radio stations reaching portions of East Tennessee and four surrounding states. Dr. Hill was inducted into the East Tennessee State University, Department of Communications - Broadcasting, Alumni Hall of Fame in 2012.
Dr. Hill has also provided consulting and contract services for over two decades in the areas of technical writing and editing, public relations, proposal writing and editing, independent R&D documentation, corporate and business communication, media acquisition, media appraisal and media utilization.
Dr. Hill is active in the community, serving as Chairman of the Publications Board of the Evangelical Methodist Church, Member of the Board of Directors of the Tri-Cities Mass Choir, Member of the Board of the Sister Community Project (Sullivan County, Tennessee and Siguatepeque, Honduras), and Member of the Bristol Evening Lions Club. Dr. Hill also served as Secretary of the General Conference of the Evangelical Methodist Church for twelve years and is a former member of the Sullivan County Board of Zoning Appeals.
Since his appointment, Dr. Hill has been involved with the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) and the Southeastern Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (SEARUC). He is a member of the NARUC Committee on Water and the Committee on International Relations, the International Confederation of Energy Regulators, and has been a presenter at the NARUC Annual Meeting. Dr. Hill has also been a panelist at the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) Conference and the Emerging Issues Policy Forum.
Executive Administrative Assistant: Ashlee Hatfield
Contact Director Hill via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org