Rappahannock Electric Cooperative has promoted Jason Satterwhite to Managing Director – Regional Operations for the Eastern Region.

Jason Satterwhite

In his new role, Satterwhite serves as the head of the Eastern Region staff, assuming responsibility for employees’ performance and well-being. He functions as the primary managerial representative in REC’s Eastern Region activities that benefit the communities and cooperative members.

Satterwhite exercises managerial responsibility for Eastern Region engineering, operations and construction, and for the technical and operational and construction services.

“Mr. Satterwhite brings over 23 years of experience with REC in the areas of operations and construction services,” said John Arp, chief engineering & grid operations officer. “He has been an integral part of our dispatch and operations teams, and a key contributor on several large-scale project implementation achievements.”

In his most recent role as director of operational and construction services, Satterwhite managed and directed all operational and construction services activities in REC’s corporate operations center. He began his career in REC’s dispatch department in 1998. Satterwhite graduated magna cum laude from Columbia Southern University with a bachelor’s in business administration-management in 2014. 

Satterwhite resides in Bowling Green with his wife, Brooke, and their two sons. Active in his local community, he has served as a life member of Bowling Green Volunteer Fire Department, joining in 1994. He also served on the Bowling Green Town Council for eight years, and most recently as mayor of Bowling Green from 2016 to 2020.

—Report by Casey Hollins, Managing Director – Communications and Public Relations, Rappahannock Electric Cooperative