Tony Weeks Elected President of the Seminole Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees
March 17, 2021
TAMPA, FL – The Board of Trustees of Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Seminole) is pleased to announce they have unanimously elected Tony Weeks from Central Florida 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 firmly believe in the rural electric system and consider myself a cooperative man,” Tony Weeks says. “My decisions are always based on trying to provide members with the most reliable service at the most affordable price.”
Elected to represent District 3 at Central Florida Electric Cooperative since 1994, Tony Weeks is a strong supporter of the rural electric cooperative system. On the Central Florida Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees, he has served as President, Vice President, and Secretary/Treasurer during his tenure. Tony Weeks has always lived in the Central Florida service area and is a small business owner.
Mr. Weeks has served on Seminole’s Board of Trustees since October 2008 and has most recently served as the Vice President. He has also served on the Florida Electric Cooperative Association Board of Directors. He is a Credentialed Cooperative Director and also earned his Board Leadership Certification.
Also elected as officers of Seminole’s Board of Trustees are Susie Reeves, from Clay Electric Cooperative, who will serve as Vice President, and John Martin, from Peace River Electric Cooperative, who will serve as Secretary / Treasurer.
“I look forward to working with the new Board officers elected during Seminole’s latest board meeting” said Lisa Johnson, CEO and General Manager of Seminole. “One of the many benefits of working for a not-for-profit, member-based electric cooperative is that we are governed by cooperative leaders who directly represent the Florida residents and businesses we serve.”
Seminole’s nine Members are:
- Central Florida Electric Cooperative, Chiefland, FL
- Clay Electric Cooperative, Keystone Heights, FL
- Glades Electric Cooperative, Moore Haven, FL
- Peace River Electric Cooperative, Wauchula, FL
- SECO Energy, Sumterville, FL
- Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative, Live Oak, FL
- Talquin Electric Cooperative, Quincy, FL
- Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Madison, FL
- Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative, Dade City, FL
Tony Weeks, Vice President of the Board of Trustees, Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Susie Reeves, Vice President of the Board of Trustees, Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc.
John Martin, Secretary / Treasurer of the Board of Trustees, Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Lisa Johnson, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager, Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc.
For more information visit, www.seminole-electric.com.
Based in Tampa, Florida, Seminole 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 not-for-profit, consumer-owned distribution electric cooperatives. Seminole and its Members collectively serve 1.8 million individuals and businesses in 42 Florida counties.
Seminole Electric is an equal opportunity provider and employer.