Seminole Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees Elect New Board President
Tampa, Fla. – The Seminole Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees (Board) has announced the election of W.F. “Bill” Hart of Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) as its new Board president. Hart was elected during the Seminole Electric Cooperative Board Meeting held on March 13, 2015. Hart succeeds Malcolm Page from Tri-County Electric Cooperative after serving his third and final term.
Hart is the secretary of the Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative Board of Directors. He has served on the SVEC Board since 1989 and has served on the Seminole Board since February 2000.
“We know we will be facing some upcoming challenges as our industry continues to take on a new shape,” Hart said during his opening remarks as the new president. “Seminole is and will continue to be prepared to handle what comes its way with regard to power supply,” he concluded.
Seminole Electric Cooperative is one of the largest generation and transmission cooperatives in the country. Its mission is to provide reliable, competitively priced, wholesale electric power to its nine Member distribution electric cooperatives.
Approximately 1.4 million people and businesses in parts of 42 Florida counties rely on Seminole Member cooperatives for electricity. Seminole’s primary resources include the Seminole Generating Station in northeast Florida and the Richard J. Midulla Generating Station in south central Florida.