Directors & Management

The EnergyUnited Board of Directors

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The policies and governance of EnergyUnited are reviewed by a 9-person board of directors who are elected by members of the cooperative. The directors represent different geographical areas throughout EnergyUnited’s service territory. The president of the board of directors is Dr. Max Walser. Edgar Cartner is vice president; Jeannette Overby is secretary; and Ronnie Harrison is treasurer. Below are the directors’ names and districts they represent.

  • AndersonwebJerry Anderson
  • Craig Black
  • CartnerwebEdgar Cartner
  • EllerwebAnn Eller
  • HarrisonwebRonnie Harrison
  • SissonwebBrian Sisson
  • OverbywebJeannette Overby
  • SmithwebGlenn Smith
  • WalserwebDr. Max Walser


EnergyUnited Senior Management

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H. Wayne Wilkins is the chief executive officer of EnergyUnited and served as its chief operating officer for 9 years before becoming the CEO. Wilkins has worked with Davidson EMC since 1971, serving for 16 years as the executive vice president. He serves on the board of directors of the Davidson County Economic Development Commission, recently co-chaired Davidson Directions, serves on the North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation board, is a board member of the North Carolina Association of Electric Cooperatives, serves on the Rural Electric Action Program Executive Committee, and was a two-term president of the Lexington Chamber of Commerce. He received his degree, a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 1976.

Who represents your district?

As the largest North Carolina electric cooperative, EnergyUnited’s membership has seen significant changes in recent years. Many parts of our service area are growing, resulting in the growth of our overall membership. These changes have sparked the adoption of new district maps on April 18, 2019, which will ensure fair representation for all members for years to come.

District 1
Jerry Anderson
Edgar Cartner
Ann Eller

District 2
Ronnie Harrison
Jeannette Overby
Dr. Max Walser

District 3
Craig Black
Glenn Smith
Brian Sisson

Senior Staff of EnergyUnited

Pam Britt
Vice President
Human Resources

Thomas Golden
Chief Strategy Officer & Vice President of Energy Services

Kathleen Hart
Chief Information Officer

John McMurray
Chief Operations Officer

Alec Natt
Chief Financial Officer

Darrin Shaffer
Vice President
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EnergyUnited serves more than 124,000 electric customers in central and western North Carolina, making it the second largest supplier of residential electricity in North Carolina. EnergyUnited Propane provides propane service to residential, commercial and industrial customers in 63 North Carolina counties and 11 South Carolina counties. LOCATIONS >>
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Statesville, NC 28687