Johnson elected VP of statewide association


Special to Atmore News

Vince Johnson of Flomaton has been elected vice president of the Alabama Rural Electric Association Board of Directors. Johnson, president and CEO of Southern Pine Electric Cooperative, also will serve on the association’s safety and compliance committee.
Johnson was elected to the two-year position at AREA’s 74th annual meeting held virtually April 8 at the AREA headquarters in Montgomery. Other officers elected were Tommie Werneth of Orange Beach, president, and Lavaughn Holcomb of Boaz, secretary-treasurer.
The Alabama Rural Electric Association is the not-for-profit, member-owned statewide trade association representing Alabama’s 22 electric distribution cooperatives, PowerSouth Energy Cooperative and the Tennessee Valley Authority. Together, they deliver power to more than 1 million people, or a quarter of the state’s population, and they maintain more than 71,000 miles of power line.