JOEMC’s Chairman of the Board, John L. Pierce, was recognized recently at the North Carolina Association of Electric Cooperative’s (NCAEC) annual meeting.

Mr. Pierce, from the Harris Creek community of Onslow County, who joined the Board of Directors in September 1998 was recognized for his 20 years of service. He has served as Chairman of the Board since March 2013.

In addition to Mr. Pierce’s service award, the co-op’s CEO, Jeff Clark, was elected to a leadership position with NCAEC. Mr. Clark will serve in the role of Board Vice President of the organization.

NCAEC is the trade association for the 26 electric cooperatives in North Carolina and provides employee training, safety, education, and related services.