Northern Neck Electric Cooperative (NNEC) members elected three of their peers to serve on NNEC’s Board of Directors. This year’s election occurred at NNEC’s 86th Annual Meeting on Thursday, May 25, 2023. Over a thousand members participated virtually and voted by returning their proxy designation card.
- Jason C. Kenner was re-elected to represent Lancaster County
- Hunter R. Greenlaw, Jr. was re-elected to represent Stafford County
- James A. Wise was re-elected to represent Westmoreland County
Hunter Greenlaw, chairman of NNEC’s board, expressed gratitude to the dedicated employees of NNEC including leadership.
“Leadership is made up of great staff and teams, and they are led by an innovative, smart leader, who is a guide behind the lines and who empowers team members to be creative and to instill a drive for each member to achieve their best, which makes the entire team a success.”
Also at the Annual Meeting, Brad Hicks, president and CEO, provided an update on the co-op’s challenges and successes from 2022, which included:
- Supply chain crisis impacting the delivery of critically needed equipment to more than 18 months.
- Enacting a capital retirement to its members totaling more than $1,000,000
- Maintaining the co-op’s excellent reliability rate of over 99%
“Over the last year, our team has continued to deliver incredible member service and exceptional reliability despite supply chain threats. “
He noted that the co-op is making progress on the continued mission to improve the quality of life in our communities.
- Near-completion of the make-ready construction supporting the Northern Neck Broadband Project to deliver fiber to unserved areas throughout the Northern Neck.
- Employees volunteering over $10,000 and 400 hours in our communities.
- Establishing a new scholarship in memory of Randall “Randy” Thompson Jr.
- Launching a new website and account management app, coNNECt, giving members even more control of your account and access to enhanced energy usage and outage information.
“In each of these cases, we are making significant progress on our mission to improve the quality of life in our communities, we are not going to stop improving,” said Hicks, “We will continue to improve reliability, maintain safety, and help you and our community because NNEC is committed to you, our members, and we will work each and every day to better serve you.”