Danette Scudder has served since October 2017 as Executive Vice President for Member Services/Strategic Relations for the Tennessee Valley Public Power Association and as Vice President for its subsidiary, Distributors Insurance Co. Prior to taking those positions, she served more than two years as TVPPA’s vice president and five years as Member Services manager.
Scudder acts as staff liaison to TVPPA’s Economic Development, Valley Supply Chain and Energy Programs committees. She was the original chair of the American Public Power Association’s Mutual Aid Working Group, a member of APPA’s Reliable Power Provider (RP3) review panel and is a master political science from the University of Evansville and a master’s degree in public administration from Texas Tech University judge for APPA’s Lineworker Rodeo. She has also served as international president (2016) of the Women’s International Network of Utility Professionals (WiNUP).
Scudder holds an undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Evansville and a master’s degree in public administration from Texas Tech University.