REC Names New Manager of Eastern Region

Jan. 30, 2018

David M. "Maxie" Rozell Jr. was recently selected to be manager of REC's Eastern Region, based in Bowling Green.

In his new role, Rozell is responsible for the eastern region distribution operations and construction. He will oversee vegetation management services, fleet management and contracts and permitting throughout REC.

Prior to assuming his new position, Rozell was the Cooperative's manager of safety, security and risk management. He began working at the Cooperative in 1985 as a meter reader, and has served on REC's leadership team for more than a decade. Prior to joining REC, Rozell worked as a deputy sheriff in Caroline County.

Rozell, a graduate of Caroline High School, completed the Administration of Safety Program at Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Business. He also has earned the Certified Loss Control Professional certification from the University of Nebraska and completed the Management Internship Program at the University of Wisconsin - Madison School of Business.

Rozell, a resident of Caroline County, is active in the community. He is a life member of the Frog Level Volunteer Fire Department in Caroline and serves on the Board of Directors for the Rappahannock United Way. He is also a trustee at his church.

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