REC's Board of Directors are member-owners, and are elected to work on behalf of the membership as a whole. Directors are elected at the Annual Meeting of the members and serve three-year terms. Director qualifications are listed in REC's Bylaws, Article IV, Section 3. Each year, at the Board of Directors organizational meeting the Board determines the executive committee - Chairman, Vice Chairman, Treasurer, and Secretary.

Notice is provided annually to the Cooperative's membership regarding the Board of Directors nomination process for the annual election. Nominations for Directors shall be made by written petition executed by twenty-five (25) or more members who are in good standing with the Cooperative. The Secretary shall make nomination petitions available at all REC offices. 

Michael W. Lindsay
Vice Chairman
Region I

Christopher G. Shipe
Region II

Randy Thomas
Region V

Linda R. Gray
Region VI

J. Mark Wood
Region VII

William C. Frazier
Region VIII


Director elections take place each year at the Annual Meeting held during the month of August.


As a member-owner of REC, you have a say in its leadership. The Annual Meeting is open to all member-owners of REC.


Contact your Board of Directors, we look forward to hearing from you.


REC's executive team is committed to ensuring all of the Cooperative's members receive great value through the delivery of safe, reliable, affordable and sustainable energy solutions. In addition they aim to ensure that REC remains efficient and focused on adding value to the membership as well as the communities we serve.

John D. Hewa
President & Chief Executive Officer

David F. Koogler
Senior Vice President
Member Services & External Affairs

Larry Andrews
Vice President
Corporate Services

John Arp, P.E.
Vice President
Engineering, Operations, & Power Supply

Peter Muhoro, Ph.D.
Vice President
Strategy & Technology
Vice President and General Manager
RE Communications

Whitney Watts

Whitney Watts
Assistant Secretary to the Board & Executive Assistant


Tosh Bowe

Tosh Bowe
Managing Director
Administrative Services/Controller

Lee Brock

Leesetta "Lee" Brock, P.E.
Managing Director
Engineering & Power Supply

John Crawford

John S. Crawford
Managing Director
Safety, Physical Security & Operational Support Services

Patricia Hatcher

Patricia Hatcher, MS-HRM, PHR, SHRM-CP
Managing Director
Human Resources & Organizational Development

Casey Hollins

Casey Hollins, CCC
Managing Director
Communications & Public Relations

Shawn P. McDonough, PMP

Shawn P. McDonough, PMP
Managing Director
Regional Operations

Maxie Rozell

Maxie Rozell
Managing Director
Regional Operations

Marc L. Seay

Marc L. Seay
Managing Director
Information Technology & Cybersecurity

Kris Sieber

S. Kris Sieber
Managing Director
Member Services


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