Our Directors & Our Staff

As a member-owned electric power cooperative, Newton County REMC's operations are governed by a seven-member Board of Directors. Our Directors are elected by members to represent them in making decisions about the services we provide.  Board Meetings are the 4th Monday of the month. April - October 7:30PM CDT  November - March 9:00AM CST

  • Rick Risley, President
  • Mike Cooley, Vice President
  • Mark Jefvert, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Scott Clark
  • Kevin Durham
  • Brian Johnson
  • Brent Creek


  • Brent Welsh, General Manager
  • Brenda Donahue, Office Manager
  • Amy Babcock, Customer Service Representative
  • Candice Krug, Customer Service Representative
  • Mike Sheets, Line Superintendent
  • Troy Burton, Line Foreman
  • Matt Beasley, Lineman
  • Dylan Gretencord, Apprentice Lineman
  • Ryan Cox, Apprentice Lineman
  • Hayden Mattocks, Apprentice Lineman