William E. Lane: REC Director 1982 to 2017

April 8, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of REC Board member William E. Lane. William passed away Friday, March 31.

"Mr. Lane was dedicated to our members and to our communities," said Kent Farmer, REC president and CEO. "His longevity on our Board of Directors, and leadership throughout his years of service, helped shape REC into the industry leader it is today."

Mr. Lane was elected to the Board of Directors in 1982. During his time on the board, he devoted himself to ensuring all of the members received reliable electric service. He served on the board's Annual Meeting Committee which helps coordinate the Cooperative/s meeting for members in August. Mr. Lane earned his National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Board Leadership and Credentialed Cooperative Director certificates.