REC Names New Eastern Region Director of Member Services and Community Relations

Feb. 7, 2018

Ann M. Lewis was recently promoted to director of member services and community relations for REC.

In her new role, Lewis oversees the member services department in the Cooperative's Eastern Region, based out of the Bowling Green office in Caroline County. The department includes member service representatives, field representatives and a key account executive. Lewis also oversees the Cooperative's community activities in Caroline, Spotsylvania, Essex, Goochland, Hanover, King & Queen, King William, and Louisa counties.

Prior to assuming her new position at REC, Lewis served as the director of communications and public relations for the last 13 years. Before arriving at the Cooperative in 1998, Lewis spent 15 years with Dominion Energy.

Lewis is a Strayer University graduate. She also completed a Management Internship Program for rural electric cooperatives at the University of Wisconsin, and is a 2012 graduate of Leadership Fredericksburg.

Lewis is active in the community and has served on the following Boards: Workforce NOW, Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, Germanna Community Colleges Educational Foundation, Empowerhouse and Fredericksburg Public Relations Society, where she served as president. She is a member of the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Fredericksburg Builders Association and is active in the United Way and other community projects.

REC provides electric service to over 165,000 connections in parts of 22 Virginia counties. With its general office in Fredericksburg, Va., Rappahannock 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 information about REC, please visit www.myrec.coop.