Entries by David Callis


Driving Change

In the 30 years that I’ve worked in the electric utility industry, I’ve seen a lot of changes — advancements in technologies, breakthroughs in science and trends that drive our […]

Members are in control

In early April, Gibson Electric Membership Corporation held its annual members meeting. The cooperative’s board and management submitted an annual report to the  members. Bylaw and policy changes were proposed, […]


The theme for Tennessee’s electric cooperatives in 2017 is “Unified.” We’ve just completed one of the most contentious elections in our nation’s history, and this country is as divided politically […]

Staying Power

Another successful Washington Your Tour is the in books. All told, that makes 50 times that Tennessee has made this annual investment in our rural youth. Past alumni include military […]