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Executive Team

Member Services and Marketing & Technical Services

 

Marshall Cherry, Chief Operating Officer   

This department is responsible for providing member-owners with up-to-date information about the cooperative and its services. It also administers a broad range of community relations and marketing efforts, i.e., grant and youth programs. This department is also responsible for billing, collecting, meter reading, and coordinating all service requests as well as maintaining complete personal records of all consumer-members.

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Human Resources and Finance

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Kim Braxton, Vice President of Human Resources, Personnel, Benefits and Accounting
This department directs all aspects of the cooperative’s employment, wage and salary administration, benefits, regulating compliance and training functions.  Manages the cooperative’s financial activities and general accounting, planning, banking, insurance and taxes.

Engineering and Operations

Billy J. Yates, Vice President of Operations and Engineering

This department is responsible for constructing and maintaining the cooperative's electric distribution system, maintaining all of the cooperative's fleet of vehicles, and maintaining existing cooperative lines, both overhead and underground, and construct new lines as needed. Other responsibilities include system mapping, electric metering, substation monitoring, promoting, coordinating and maintaining all safety initiatives.

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News and Events

April 12, 2017

Every year, we take the time to thank our extraordinary lineworkers who dedicate their lives to keeping the lights on in our local communities. Roanoke Electric Cooperative has 14 lineworkers that maintain 2,000+ miles of line in the cooperative’s service territory, and without them, our world would be dark. 

April 10, 2017

Editor's note: This was originally posted by NRECA.

Throughout the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump pledged to review burdensome federal regulations when he became president. On March 28, President Trump took an important step to follow through on that commitment by signing an executive order to promote energy independence. The order also calls for review of the Clean Power Plan. 

April 10, 2017

Join us, and electric cooperative members nationwide, in celebrating the hardworking men and women who keep the lights on. April 10, 2017 is National Lineman Appreciation Day.



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