Region V - Spotsylvania County

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Meet the 2020 Board Candidates

Randy Thomas

Randy Thomas (Incumbent)

A resident of Spotsylvania County for 25 years, Randy Thomas has served his community in a variety of ways. His many community contributions include being a charter member of the Stafford Rotary Club and past member of the Board of Directors. He also served on the Board of Directors and as a past member of the Fredericksburg Area Builders Association, and served on the Board of Directors of Rappahannock Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round Up/The Power of Change. He is also a member of the Lake Anna Civic Association.

Randy is currently on the Board of Directors for REC and serves as REC’s Board treasurer, is on the Finance Committee and the Bylaws Committee. Randy has earned his Credentialed Cooperative Director’s Certificate through NRECA. He has taken seven of the 10 classes for the NRECA Board Leadership Certificate.

Randy’s love and passion for sports are also evident in other community activities such as his eight-year service as manager and coach in the Cal Ripken and Babe Ruth Youth Baseball Association, two years of service as coach in the parks and recreation league youth football in Spotsylvania County and his volunteering and coaching for the Fredericksburg Christian School athletic department. Randy’s community involvement also includes service as past president of the Fredericksburg Country Club, including six years on the Board of Directors, 10 years of service on the Finance Committee and three years as chairman of the Finance Committee.

Randy’s employment experience includes service as an insurance agent for REC from 1993-1999, providing liability, worker’s compensation, and auto and property lines. He was partner, vice president and CFO of Washington Chichester and Clarke Insurance in Fredericksburg, with 25 years of experience in finance, budgeting, planning and acquisitions. Currently he serves as vice president of Danaher-Skewes and Associates, employed since 2007.

Randy graduated from Stafford High School and attended Radford University. He resides in Spotsylvania with his wife and two children.