Susan “Susie” Reeves Elected President of the Seminole Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees

TAMPA, FL – The Board of Trustees of Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Seminole) is pleased to announce they have unanimously elected Susan “Susie” Reeves from Clay Electric Cooperative to be their next President. Seminole is governed by a 27-member Board of Trustees. The Board is composed of three representatives from each of Seminole’s nine Member cooperatives.

“I have a great respect and appreciation for the relationship between Clay Electric and Seminole,” Reeves said. “It is a privilege and honor to represent Clay Electric on Seminole’s board and I am looking forward to serving as Seminole’s Board President.”

Susie Reeves of Hawthorne, Florida represents Clay Electric’s District 3, which includes parts of Alachua and Putnam counties. Reeves was first elected to Clay’s board 42 years ago and has been on Seminole’s Board since 2011.

Reeves has been involved in the electric cooperative program at national and state levels. She represented Florida on the National Rural Electric Women’s Association for four years. She also served on the Member and Public Relations Standing Committee for the National Rural Electric Cooperatives Association. Mrs. Reeves holds the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s Director Gold credential certification, the highest level of achievement in NRECA’s Director Certificate Programs.

“I look forward to working with our newly elected board officers,” said Lisa Johnson, CEO and General Manager of Seminole. “Susie has been on Seminole’s Board since 2011, and I am proud to congratulate her on becoming Seminole’s Board President.”

Also elected as officers of Seminole’s Board of Trustees are John Martin, from Peace River Electric Cooperative, who will serve as Vice President, and Richard Dennison, from SECO Energy, who will serve as Secretary / Treasurer.

Susie Reeves, President of the Board of Trustees, Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc.

John Martin, Vice President of the Board of Trustees, Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Richard Dennison, Secretary/Treasurer of the Board of Trustees, Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Lisa Johnson, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager, Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc.


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Based in Tampa, Florida, Seminole is one of the largest generation and transmission cooperatives in the country. Its purpose is to provide essential wholesale services to its Members through a balanced, diversified portfolio of safe, affordable, and reliable energy resources. Seminole and its Members collectively serve 1.9 million individuals and businesses in 42 Florida counties.

Seminole Electric is an equal opportunity provider and employer.