Greg White Honored for Decades of Co-op Leadership

Greg White, whose stellar career has touched virtually every facet of electric cooperatives, is the recipient of the 2021 Electric Cooperative Leadership Award from the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives. White received the honor...

Co-op Partnerships Lead to Excellence

Panelists discussed their partnerships with electric cooperatives during a session that touched on legislation, education and governmental actions during the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives 77th Annual Meeting on July 26. The...

Safety and Loss Prevention Survey Shows Effective Progress

Safety first was the message as Corey Parr, Vice President of Safety & Loss Prevention for the Federated Rural Electric Insurance Exchange and a Certified Loss Control Professional) relayed the Culture of Safety Strategy Lab Overview results for electric...

New Leaders for Electric Cooperatives Association

The Board of Directors of the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives has a new leadership team. Serving as chair of the VMDAEC board for 2021-22 is Russell G. “Rusty” Brown, a director at Northern Neck Electric Cooperative in Warsaw,...

Fred Garber Receives Top Electric Cooperative Award

Fred C. Garber of Mount Jackson, a farmer, businessman, and longtime electric cooperative director, is the 2021 Electric Cooperative Leadership Award recipient from the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives. Garber received the...

Northam Celebrates Groundbreaking on Northern Neck Broadband

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam visited Northern Neck Electric Cooperative on July 8 to celebrate the groundbreaking on the first phase of a project that will deliver fiber-optic broadband access to approximately 7,200 currently unserved households and businesses. Northam...

Community Electric Cooperative Hosts Del. Jenkins

Electric cooperatives not only serve members’ needs through the delivery of safe, reliable and affordable electric service; they also provide legislative advocacy. “State legislators are elected to serve the same group of people that make up our membership,” said...

Northern Neck Electric, Sen. Kaine Talk Rural Broadband

Northern Neck Electric Cooperative hosted U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine on June 30 for a regional discussion about broadband. Kaine visited the Northern Neck region to better understand the unique issues facing broadband deployment in rural areas. “As I work in the Senate on a...