The Power of Change is administered by the Community Awareness of Rappahannock Electric Charity, Inc. (a.k.a., C.A.R.E. Charity, Inc. or C.A.R.E.) which distributes funds per the specified criteria outlined in the Giving Guidelines.


C.A.R.E Charity Board of Directors

Ray Zegley


Ray Zegley
Region I -counties of Fauquier, Rappahannock, Culpeper and Madison

Alexis B. Smith


Alexis B. Smith, Secretary/Treasurer
Region II - counties of Greene, Orange and Albemarle

Rev. Otis Kay, Sr.


Rev. Otis Kay, Sr.
Region III - counties of Spotsylvania and Stafford

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Gregory A. Worley
Region IV -counties of Louisa, Hanover and Goochland

Randy Shank


Randy Shank, Vice Chair
Region V - counties of Caroline, Essex, King and Queen, and King William

Shery Reid pic


Sheryl Reid
Region VI - counties Clarke, Frederick, Page, Rockingham, Shenandoah and Warren

Patricia Thomasson

Patricia Thomasson, Chair
At Large

Lindsey McClellan

Lindsey McClellan
At Large


REC Names Director–Facilities Management

Wednesday | November 29, 2023
REC has named Karen Mills as Director–Facilities Management. In this role, Mills will oversee the acquisition, construction, maintenance and operation...
Through The Power of Change, REC member-owners give voluntarily to support nonprofits that support those in need. This fall, $101,340.23 was awarded t...
Members of REC will see energy savings, improved reliability and increased value as a result of a $38 million grant announced today by the U.S. Depart...