SEC Board Names Loehr as New CEO

Jason Loehr, Southside Electric Cooperative’s vice president of finance and corporate services, was announced April 25 as the cooperative’s new chief executive officer. His selection follows an extensive, nine-month nationwide search that drew more than 130...

In Memoriam: Ronnie Campbell

The VMD family is deeply saddened by the passing of Ronald “Ronnie” Campbell. Campbell died April 30 at 77 following a brief battle with cancer. The Keysville, Va., native is survived by his wife of 47 years, Wanda Campbell; a daughter, Janet Canaday; a son, Scott...

Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative Unveils Arboretum

Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative formally unveiled its sustainable arboretum, located on the grounds of its Rockingham, Va., headquarters. The April 29 event attracted dignitaries, guests and employees to a unique outdoor conservation and learning space that...

REC Receives Tree Line USA Designation

Each year, Rappahannock Electric Cooperative’s Vegetation Management team typically manages between 1,500 and 2,000 miles of rights-of-way. They clear hazard trees that could cause a power outage and they carefully prune back limbs that could fall onto a line. But...