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Board of Directors

As a cooperative, White River Valley Electric is controlled and governed by its membership. Members elect individuals from their district to represent them on the Board of Directors. The Board then, collectively, sets policy and helps to guide strategic planning.


2018-2019 Directors

District A

Jenny Whorton (Vice President) – Reeds Spring
Keet Short (Sec./Treasurer) – Galena

District B

Lyle Rowland – Cedarcreek
Donnie Rains – Branson


District C

J.J. Leek – Ozark
Jeff Hyatt (President) – Sparta


District D

Neal Crum – Ava

District E

Pat Funk  – Gainesville
Jim Kyle – Gainesville

Interested in becoming a director?

Do you have a passion for serving the community? Are you a strategic thinker with the ability see the big picture? Are you familiar with the elements of the cooperative business model? If you answered “yes” to these questions, you may be the ideal board candidate.

Read each section below to learn more about being a director.  Consider applying if you meet the qualifications, understand the time commitment, and feel you would be an asset to WRVEC.