Twelve Line Technicians Graduate from Electric Cooperative Training Center

The 12 most recent graduates of the Line Technician Apprentice Program, held at the Electric Cooperative Training Center in Palmyra, Va., all agree on one thing. “Safety is the number one thing in this line of work. It’s what brings you and your crew home each day,”...

VMD Training Center Gets Connected at N.C. Meter School

For the past 90 years, the North Carolina Electric Meter School and Conference has attracted meter personnel from the electric utility industry to present information on common problems, standard practices, procedures and new technologies. VMD Association instructors...

Gaff-n-Go Lineworker Rodeo Returns in a Big Way

More than 160 lineworkers gathered May 13-14 in Doswell, Va., for the Gaff-n-Go Lineworker Rodeo, which returned after two years of pandemic-related cancellations. Coordinated by the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives, the Gaff-n-Go...

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...

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...