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About Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Clay Electric Cooperative is an incorporated, member-owned, not-for-profit electric power supplier, democratically organized and controlled by those it serves. Formally organized in 1937, the co-op has traditionally been known for its excellent service.
The co-op is also a Touchstone Energy cooperative- a national alliance of local, member-owned electric cooperatives committed to high standards of service.
Headquartered in Keystone Heights, Florida, the electric co-op is one of the largest in the United States. There are six district offices (Keystone Heights, Orange Park, Lake City, Gainesville, Salt Springs and Palatka).
The service area is divided into nine trustee districts with one member representing each district on the cooperatives board of trustees. Members are elected to the board at the co-ops annual meeting; the next meeting will be held in March or April 2018.
Serving on the board are: Carl Hagglund (Secretary) of Keystone Heights, District 1; Kelley Smith of Palatka, District 2; Susan Reeves (Treasurer) of Hawthorne, District 3; Carl Malphurs of Alachua, District 4; Dewitt Hersey of Starke, District 5; Jimmy Wilson of Middleburg, District 6; John Henry Whitehead (Vice President) of Lake Butler, District 7; Jo Ann Smith (President) of Micanopy, District 8; and Karen Hastings of Citra, District 9.
To exceed the expectations of our members by providing excellent customer service and reliable electric service at competitive rates while maintaining the financial stability of the cooperative.
To be an innovative and proactive cooperative while meeting the competitive, political, regulatory, economic and technological challenges within the changing utility industry.
To improve the quality of life of our members by delivering electricity and strengthening the communities we serve.