Northwestern Rural Electric Cooperative Association, Inc.

P.O. Box 207
22534 State Highway 86
Cambridge Springs, PA 16403
Phone: 800-352-0014
Fax: 814-398-8064

Northwestern RECA is an electric distribution cooperative serving more than 21,000 members in five northwestern Pennsylvania counties (Crawford, Erie, Mercer, Venango and Warren) and one county in Ohio. The first permanent rural electric cooperative organized in Pennsylvania, it was incorporated on Feb. 13, 1936. It set the state's first cooperative pole on Aug. 5, 1936, and began providing electric service on May 19, 1937.
 
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Kathryn Cooper-Winters, Board Chair & Allegheny Director, CCD
David Rectenwald, Board Vice Chair, CCD, BLC, GOLD
Earl J. Koon, Board Treasurer, CCD
Michael Sample, Board Secretary
Robert "Bob" Davis, PREA Director, CCD
Robert Agnew, CCD, BLC, GOLD
Kim Docter, CCD , BLC, GOLD
Lanny Rodgers , CCD, BLC, GOLD
Jack Sheffer, CCD, BLC, GOLD

CCD - Credentialed Cooperative Director
BLC - Board Leadership Certificate
GOLD - Director Gold Certificate
 
PRESIDENT & CEO
Mary Grill
 
STAFF
Thomas Dimperio, Vice President of IT
Michelle Garcia, Executive Secretary; ACRE Coordinator
Danielle Haschalk, Vice President & CFO
Chuck Hickernell, Operations Manager
Kevin Hindman, Vice President of Operations and Engineering
Jeff Kachik, Operations Superintendent
Linda King, Vice President of Communications & Energy Solutions 
Ken Lindberg, Vice President of Human Resources & Safety
Ryan Meller, Manager of Technical Services
Steve Miller, Engineering Manager
Brad Smith, Vice President of Member Services
 
COUNTIES SERVED & SERVICES IN EACH
Crawford
14,907
Erie
4,835
Mercer
84
Venango
1,126
Warren
166
Ashtabula, OH
75
TOTAL
21,193
 
 

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PO Box 1266 • Harrisburg, PA 17108
Phone: (717) 233-5704 • Fax: (717) 234-1309 • Email Us:
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