Callis Appointed General Manager

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  • David Callis serves as Vice President of Statewide Services for the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association

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    Callis Appointed General Manager

    NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association, an organization representing the interests of Tennessee’s 23 electric distribution cooperatives and the 1.1 million consumers they serve, announces the appointment of David Callis as executive vice president and general manager. Callis replaces Tom Purkey who recently announced his retirement. Callis began his career with the Tennessee Valley Authority as an accountant and then as supervisor of power revenue. He then worked at Tri-County Electric Membership Corporation for almost nine years, serving first as director of finance and administration and then as general manager. In 2001 he joined the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association […]

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    MLEC selects Bates to follow Carothers

    Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative has chosen Dwight Bates of Centerville to lead its Hickman County District Office when current manager Marshall Carothers retires in January.  He steps into the position with 30 years of service to MLEC. Bates’ background in MLEC’s engineering department, working directly with members on new services, and assisting line crews in outage situations will be a benefit as he transitions into this new role. He began training with Carothers in December. “I’m looking forward to working with our members and helping where I can,” says Bates. Dwight and wife Wanda make their home in Centerville. He […]