Board Member Robert G. Maxwell, III

• Robert Maxwell, III began his career with electric cooperatives in 1995 when he accepted the position of System Planning Engineer for Union Power Cooperative. He was promoted to Manager of Engineering in 1998 and remained at Union Power Cooperative for a total of thirteen years.

• In 2008, Mr. Maxwell accepted a position of employment with Surry-Yadkin Electric Membership Corporation, where he currently serves as Vice President – Engineering and Operations.

• Mr. Maxwell is a registered North Carolina Professional Engineer and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

• Mr. Maxwell is a graduate of the NRECA Management Internship Program, has previously served on the NRECA Transmission and Distribution Engineering Committee, has been a technical advisor for electric research projects performed at the Georgia Institute of Technology, has served his community in appointed municipal positions and currently serves as a Council Member for Community in Christ Lutheran Church.

• Governor Pat McCrory appointed Mr. Maxwell to serve on the Board of the NCREA and his term will expire in June, 2019.