Hollins Promoted to Director of Communications and Public Relations at REC

Feb. 27, 2018

Casey Marie Hollins has recently been promoted to director of communications and public relations for REC.

In her new role, Hollins leads REC's communications and public relations department, which facilitates the Cooperative's internal and external communications, digital and social media, public and media relations, and school and community involvement programs.

Prior to assuming her new position at the Cooperative, Hollins served as REC's communications specialist for nearly 10 years. Before arriving at the Cooperative in 2008, Hollins worked as an educator in public and private education.

Hollins earned a bachelor's degree in English and creative writing from Hollins University in 2003. She also earned the title of certified cooperative communicator from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) in 2010. In addition, Hollins received the prestigious Graznak Award from the Cooperative Communicators Association in 2016, recognizing cooperative communicators for their outstanding communication skills and promise of a bright future.

Hollins is a native of Louisa County and currently resides there with her family. She has been active in numerous volunteer organizations in Louisa, and currently volunteers as a youth coach in her spare time.

REC provides electric service to over 165,000 connections in parts of 22 Virginia counties. With its general office in Fredericksburg, Va., the Cooperative operates and maintains more than 17,000 miles of power lines through its service area, which ranges from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the tidal waters of the Chesapeake Bay. For more information about REC, please visit www.myrec.coop. Follow REC on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.