The electric and telephone cooperatives are non-profit / non-regulated corporations. It is the responsibility of each cooperative’s board of directors to establish its bylaws, service rules and regulations.

 

NCREA 2012 Biennial Report and Directory of Electric and Telephone Cooperatives

NCREA Quarterly Regulatory Report Form

 

Responsibility of REA

The North Carolina Rural Electrification Authority was created as an agency of the State of North Carolina to:

    1. Ensure that customers in the predominantly rural areas of the state have access to adequate, dependable, and affordable electric and telephone service.
    2. Oversee the application of the electric and telephone cooperatives rules and regulations to ensure they are administered according to the manner in which they are written. 
    3. Receive and investigate member complaints of the cooperatives.
    4. Advise cooperatives regarding recommended changes in rules and regulations.

REA Board of Directors

The agency consists of five members to be appointed by the Governor of North Carolina. All appointments made by the Governor shall be made for terms of four years. For a list of past and present Commissioners, click here.

Board Member Term Expiration
Kenneth Greene - Chairman June 30, 2017
Donnie Spivey - Vice Chairman June 30, 2017
J. Ronnie Alderman June 30, 2015
Edith C. Cox June 30, 2015
John Kopp June 30, 2017

 

Contact Us

Frances Liles - Administrator

Angela Harrison - Administrative Assistant

 

4321 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699-4321

 

Phone - 919-733-7513

Fax - 919-733-0012