A regular update for leaders, members and friends of the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives
from Brian S. Mosier — President & CEO
November 2021 – Issue 2
The results are in after Virginia’s 2021 Statewide and House of Delegates elections. In a stunning sweep, Virginia Republicans reclaimed control of all three statewide offices for the first time since 2009. As early voting and absentee ballot...
A partnership that features two electric cooperatives will put residents of rural Goochland County, Va., on the path to universal broadband coverage of all...
CWA President Cathy Ashworth said this fulfills a long-sought dream of her late husband, Winston Ashworth, to upgrade CWA’s cable network to bring broadband to their customers. A sale to Empower Broadband will do this.
A training center for apprentice electric cooperative lineworkers has opened in Salisbury, Md., thanks to Choptank Electric Cooperative and the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives.
Tracey Steiner is leaving the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association to serve as Chief Engagement and Consumer Officer at Rappahannock Electric Cooperative in Virginia.
Lancaster County Schools administrator Mary Catherine Jones is the newest member of Northern Neck Electric Cooperative’s board of directors, appointed to the board in November to serve members in Northumberland County.
At the Culpeper Chamber of Commerce’s 107th Annual Meetings & Awards Banquet on Nov. 4, Rappahannock Electric Cooperative was awarded Large Business of the Year.
The Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives hosted a workshop for distribution system communicators in November at the Electric Cooperative Training Center in Palmyra, Va.
Rappahannock Electric Cooperative’s Director of Energy Solutions and Clean Energy, Joyce Bodoh, has been elected to the Association of Energy Services Professionals Board of Directors for 2022.
At Rappahannock Electric Cooperative, Eugene Hamrick has been promoted to Director of Enterprise Analytics & Innovation. Hamrick’s primary responsibility is to promote data-driven decision-making.
BARC Electric Cooperative’s broadband project will be featured on “Life in the Heart Land,” a new series airing on VPM/PBS. The show explains how organizations are generating unique solutions to rural America’s toughest challenges.
On Oct. 15, Craig-Botetourt Electric Cooperative unveiled a new substation in Ironto as several community leaders and others attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
On Oct. 19, Cooperative Living magazine hosted its first-ever Halloween-themed Facebook Live event. with gift cards to a number of readers of the Virginia-based publication.
BARC Electric Cooperative is donating a $20,000 to local public school systems in Bath, Rockbridge and Alleghany counties as a way to advance educational opportunities for its members and their families.
Rappahannock Electric Cooperative recently helped to sponsor the Quad County Business Summit. The event brings together businesses from the counties of Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Orange and...
The Fluvanna Garden Club presented its biannual Dogwood Award on Oct. 28 to the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Electric Cooperative Training Center in Palmyra, Va., in a socially distanced ceremony.
The staff of Cooperative Living magazine recently received recognition for excellence in a publication as part of the annual Marcom Awards competition, bringing to nearly a dozen the number of awards it has received in the last year.