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
  • David Cox, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Scott Clark
  • Kevin Durham
  • Brian Johnson
  • Mark Jefvert


  • Mike Butler, Manager
  • Brent Welsh, Office Manager
  • Amy Babcock, Customer Service Representative
  • Brenda Donahue, Customer Service Representative
  • James Evers, Line Superintendent
  • Mike Sheets, Line Foreman
  • Josh Hess, Lineman
  • Troy Burton, Lineman
  • Matt Beasley, Apprentice Lineman
  • Dylan Gretencord, Apprentice Lineman
  • Ryan Cox, Apprentice Lineman
  • Hayden Mattocks, Apprentice Lineman