The Tennessee Magazine is grateful that so many people share their talents with our readers each month.
Patrick Keegan writes on consumer and cooperative affairs for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, the Arlington, Va.-based service arm of the nation’s 900-plus consumer-owned, not-for-profit electric cooperatives. He brings over 30 years of energy-related experience at the local, state, national, international, and non-profit level. His experience spans residential and commercial energy efficiency and renewables.39 Articles
Lifelong Tennessean Chris Kirk, associate editor of The Tennessee Magazine, joined the staff in May 2005 after graduating from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, majoring in journalism with a minor in political science. An award-winning member of the Cooperative Communicators Association, he contributes feature articles and photographs to the monthly membership publication and serves as coordinator among Tennessee’s electric cooperatives and the magazine staff in Nashville. Chris and his wife, Anna, and their two daughters live in Brentwood.12 Articles
Trent Scott serves as vice president of corporate strategy for the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association. In this role, he coordinates the corporate communication efforts of TECA and The Tennessee Magazine and provides assistance to member utilities. Trent holds an undergraduate degree in marketing from Freed-Hardeman University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Tennessee. Trent and his wife, Suzanne, have two children and live in Henderson.11 Articles
Pamela A. Keene regularly writes for nearly a dozen magazines and newspapers across the country, including Living Intown/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, GEORGIA Magazine, Florida Currents, Southern Journal, Northeast Georgia Living, Georgia Connector, Cobb in Focus, Diversity in Action and Points North. She has been senior reporter for Lakeside on Lanier since 1999, covering issues and features related to Lake Lanier.5 Articles