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.
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.
Assistant Secretary to the Board & Executive Assistant
John S. Crawford
Operational Support Services
Regulatory Affairs & Compliance
Information Technology & Cybersecurity
Patricia Hatcher, MS-HRM, PHR, SHRM-CP
Human Resources & Organizational Development
Casey Hollins, CCC
Communications & Public Relations
S. Kris Sieber
Engineering & Power Supply