David F. Koogler

Senior Vice President of Member Services & External Affairs

David F. Koogler is the Senior Vice President of Member Services and External Affairs for REC, where he is responsible for the oversight of a wide range of member support functions and activities, including the contact center, billing and collections, key accounts, regulatory and government affairs, economic development, and communications and public relations. Koogler joined REC in March 2011, and has more than 40 years of experience in Virginia’s electric utility business. 

He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor of science in physics/engineering from Washington and Lee University, in Lexington, Va., where he was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, and also obtained a master of business administration from Virginia Commonwealth University, in Richmond, Va.

Koogler serves on the Board of Directors of the Virginia Energy Efficiency Council, and previously served as the Board Chairperson.  He also serves on the Boards of Directors and Board Executive Committees of GridWise Alliance and the Central Virginia Partnership for Economic Development. David and his wife, Margie, reside in Hanover County.


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