|STATESVILLE, N.C. – Cheryl Wright, one of three board members representing EnergyUnited’s third district, recently earned the Board Leadership Certificate (BLC) from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).
An ever-changing business environment has imposed new demands on electric cooperative directors, requiring increased knowledge of changes in the electric utility business, new governance skills and a solid knowledge of the cooperative principles and business model. EnergyUnited is committed to sharpening this body of knowledge to benefit its members.
“As a member-owned cooperative, EnergyUnited values and supports continuing education opportunities for cooperative leaders,” said Thomas Golden, chief executive officer of EnergyUnited. “The Board Leadership Certificate will uniquely position Mrs. Wright to understand, prepare and respond to industry challenges that impact cooperative members.”
The NRECA Board Leadership Certificate (BLC) recognizes individuals who continue their professional development after becoming a Credentialed Cooperative Director (CCD). Directors who have attained the BLC have completed 10 credits in advanced, issues-oriented courses.
EnergyUnited Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is the largest electric cooperative in North Carolina with 138,264 member connections. Headquartered in Statesville, EnergyUnited provides electric service in portions of nineteen counties in west central North Carolina which include Alexander, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Catawba, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Gaston, Guilford, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Randolph, Rockingham, Rowan, Stokes, Wilkes and Yadkin. Visit EnergyUnited online at www.energyunited.com to learn more about our energy service offerings and community programs.
EnergyUnited Director Cheryl Wright (District 3) recently earned the Board Leadership Certificate (BLC) from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).