John C. Lee, Jr, Announced as ODEC CEO

 John C. Lee, Jr, Announced as ODEC CEO  The Board of Directors of Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) has selected John C. Lee, Jr., as the cooperative’s next president and chief executive officer. “After a nationwide search, the Board unanimously...

Proof of the Goodness in People

Delaware Electric Cooperative CEO Rob Book expresses gratitude following life-changing event. In the summer of 2023, Delaware Electric Cooperative President and CEO Rob Book was finishing up his first six months in the Co-op’s top job. He was enjoying the challenges...

Cooperative Collaboration

More than 30 human resources professionals gathered around the table Feb. 7-8 in Glen Allen for discussion on a variety of industry topics. The annual HR Roundtable, hosted by the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives, provides an...

Directors Attend Winter RoundUp

The new year came in like a lion, with an eventful January. Closing out the month was the winter version of the co-op director training known as the Winter RoundUp. Hosted at the VMDAEC headquarters in Glen Allen, 16 directors from eight member co-ops gathered for a...

Future Pilots in Training

In late January, students from various member cooperatives delved into the world of drones during a comprehensive week-long course in collaboration with VMDAEC Associate Member Sentinel Robotic Solutions.  Led by SRS Director of UAS Programs Jason Taylor, the...

Powering Progress Through Policy: Legislative Day 2024

Looking out for their members best interests, Virginia electric cooperative leaders and directors gathered in Richmond to visit with elected officials about proposed legislation on Jan. 22. Day 1 started with a Government Affairs Committee discussion about electric...

Empowering Virginia Legislators

In a year that witnessed a significant influx of newly elected Virginia legislators, the importance of providing education on the electric utility industry and its challenges cannot be overstated. On Dec. 21, the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of...

CVEC Mourns the Loss of Director

Central Virginia Electric Cooperative is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Director Gloria W. Vest on Wednesday, Jan. 3. Vest served CVEC’s East District for over 20 years, representing members in Fluvanna, Louisa, and Orange counties. On behalf of the entire...