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Lee Elected Vice Chairman of NCSC Board of Directors

John C. Lee, Jr., president and CEO of Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative (MEC), has been elected to serve as Vice President of the board of directors of the National Cooperative Services Corporation (NCSC). NCSC’s held their annual meeting on June 12, 2018, in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Lee was elected by his fellow directors to serve as a board officer in the position of Vice President in the board’s organizational meeting that followed the finance cooperative’s annual meeting. Lee previously served as a board officer in the position of Secretary Treasurer.

 

MEC Partners with Teachers and Schools

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative employee Dwayne Long volunteers one day each week for two hours as a TEALS instructor at Bluestone High School in Skipwith. TEALS (Technology Education and Literacy in Schools) helps high schools throughout the U.S. build and grow sustainable computer science programs by pairing computer science professionals from across the technology industry with classroom teachers to team-teach computer science (CS) to students who would otherwise not have the opportunity to learn CS in their school.

MEC Announces Plan to Conduct UltraHigh-Speed Fiber Broadband Pilot

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative (MEC) officials are pleased to announce that the not-for-profit organization will be upgrading the telecommunications infrastructure it utilizes to provide electric distribution service, an enhancement that will also present an opportunity to offer ultrahigh-speed fiber broadband to its members, and their communities.

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