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Board of Public Utilities

Board members are appointed by the Mayor of McMinnville and confirmed by the City Aldermen. Appointments are made for four year terms, except in the case of aldermanic representative which is a yearly appointment. The Secretary and General Counsel appointments are made by the Board of Public Utilities on a yearly basis.


The Board meets every 4th Thursday of each month at 5:30 PM. in the Conference Room of McMinnville Electric System - 200 West Morford Street - McMinnville, TN  37110


Rodney Boyd

General Manager & CEO


NAME                                                    POSITION                                           TERM


Dr. Jeffrey McKinley                               Chairman                                            07/2027

Sally Brock                                             Vice-Chairman                                    07/2026

Sam Martin, Jr.                                         Member                                            07/2024

Ryle Chastain                           Aldermanic Representative                             11/2023

Michael Griffith                                        Member                                             07/2025

Robert Newman                               General Counsel 

Thomas Bratcher                                   Secretary  

MES customers may speak and offer comments during a meeting of the Board of Public Utilities Meeting by following MES’s Public Comments Policy. To request to speak, the MES customer must contact MES by calling 931-473-3144 before noon on the business day before the scheduled meeting, provide their name and service address to verify that the speaker is a customer of MES, and shall also give a brief summary of the subject matter upon which the speaker intends to speak.

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