BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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 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.

The Board of Directors is responsible for policy development related to governance and oversight and directs the President & Chief Executive Officer in accomplishing the objectives of the Cooperative.

Member democracy shapes the future. Your Cooperative is a democratic organization controlled by the member-owners, who actively participate in the election process. Thus, directors are elected representatives who are accountable to the membership. REC’s entire leadership team is committed to good governance and wise decision-making.


Michael W. Lindsay
Vice Chairman
Region I


Christopher G. Shipe
Chairman
Region II


Sanford Reaves, Jr.
Secretary
Region IV


Randy Thomas
Treasurer
Region V


Linda R. Gray
Region VI


J. Mark Wood
Region VII


Eric Paulson
Region VIII

ANNUAL MEETING

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

BOARD MEETINGS

REC's Board of Directors meets regularly to guide the Cooperative on critical decisions. At every step, the Board keeps member-owners top-of-mind.

COMMUNICATING WITH THE BOARD

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

EXECUTIVE TEAM

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, P.E., Dr. Eng.
President & Chief Executive Officer


Larry Andrews
Chief Administrative & Finance Officer 


John Arp, P.E.
Chief Engineering & Grid Operations Officer 


Peter Muhoro, Ph.D.
Chief Strategy, Technology & Innovation Officer 

TRACEY STEINER 


Tracey Steiner
Chief Engagement & Consumer Officer

Whitney Watts


Whitney Watts
Assistant Secretary to the Board & Executive Assistant
 

OTHER SENIOR LEADERS

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

Brian Doherty


Brian Doherty
Managing Director
External Affairs

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


Shawn P. McDonough, PMP
Managing Director
Regional Operations

Jason Satterwhite


Jason Satterwhite
Managing Director
Regional Operations

Marc L. Seay


Marc L. Seay
Managing Director
Information Technology & Cybersecurity

 S. Kris Sieber


S. Kris Sieber
Managing Director
Member Services

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