2019 TGA Keeper of the Flame Award

Carolyn Ramsey, Office Manager at Jefferson-Cocke Utility District, was recently awarded the 2019 TGA Keeper of the Flame Award.

The Tennessee Gas Association recently presented Carolyn Ramsey with the Association’s new 2019 TGA Keeper of the Flame Award at the June 2019 annual meeting of members and delegates.

“The TGA Keeper of the Flame Award is a new award for the Association, acknowledging the recipient’s exemplary spirit and loyalty to the natural gas industry in Tennessee,” said 2018/19 TGA President, Brooke Sinclair.

With twenty-seven years of experience in the natural gas industry as Office Manager of Jefferson-Cocke County Utility District and her previous 30-year career with AT&T, Carolyn Ramsey represents the true character of this award. Jefferson-Cocke County Utility District was established in 1957 and serves 2 counties with over 7,900 customers and 48 employees.

Ramsey’s involvement with TGA is invaluable.

Her years of customer service experience served TGA well as she served countless years on the TGA Customer Service Committee.

Under her Chairmanship, the Committee offered valuable training to the members of TGA.

Most recently Ramsey and JCCUD hosted a very successful TGA Customer Service Workshop.

The Jefferson and Cocke County communities have benefited greatly from Ramsey’s love and generosity.

She is instrumental in the work of the Cocke County Education Foundation pursuing grants to fund the Imagination Library Program where children from ages birth to five receive books.

Ramsey is also involved in the Cocke County Leadership Program, Kiwanis, March of Dimes and Relay for Life.

Cooking and baking are a passion of Ramsey’s and she blesses countless people and organizations with her canned and bakes goods.

Ramsey resides in her family home in Del Rio, TN with her husband of more than 50 years, Barney.

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