Successful 84th Annual Meeting for Randolph EMC
REMC 2022 Annual Meeting at SWRHS

ASHEBORO, N.C. – Randolph Electric Membership Corporation celebrated its eighty-fourth annual meeting of the membership Friday, June 17, 2022, at Southwestern Randolph High School in Asheboro. The theme of the meeting was “Stronger Together.”

Randolph Electric recorded 279 registered members who attended the in-person business meeting, and 741 who registered online. An estimated crowd of 600 people attended the event. During the business meeting, the membership elected three directors: Lee Isley to represent District 1; Larry Routh in District 3, and Jeff Sugg in District 6.

REMC Board of Directors President Jerry Bowman presented a report on events and investments over the past year. Secretary-Treasurer Billy Maness presented a 2021 financial report with $65.3 million in revenue and $62.2 million in expenses. CEO Dale Lambert spoke on the themes of safety, reliability, affordability and sustainability.
Lambert recognized N.C. Representatives Allen McNeill, Pat Hurley, and Jamie Boles for their years of service in the North Carolina General Assembly. US Representative Richard Hudson also addressed the crowd.

Many members won drawings for door prizes including cash and bill credits, gift cards, bicycles of all sizes, small appliances and local pottery.

“Tonight, we celebrate our eighty-fourth year of existence with a focus on how we are stronger together, a theme that describes the true meaning of our cooperative,” said Dale Lambert, CEO. “Since 1938, when community leaders met to discuss the need for power in rural areas, Randolph EMC has sought to provide safe, reliable and affordable energy for our rural member-owners. Those members serve a vital role in the life of the cooperative.”