Former Rep. Jim Matheson to lead National Rural Electric Cooperative Association


SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Utah congressman Jim Matheson has been named the new leader of a national group representing nonprofit electric utilities.

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) announced this week that Matheson would serve as the group's CEO starting in July.

Matheson is a Democrat represented who Utah in Congress for 14 years before deciding not to run for re-election in 2014.

The association represents more than 900 nonprofit rural electric cooperatives and power districts in the U.S.

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Latest PennEnergy Jobs

PennEnergy Oil & Gas Jobs