Electricities Executive Management

Roy Jones

Roy Jones

Chief Executive Officer

Roy L. Jones is the Chief Executive Officer of ElectriCities of North Carolina, headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. Jones joined ElectriCities in 2009 as the Senior Vice President of Planning and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2011 before becoming CEO in November 2015. As CEO, he is responsible for executive leadership of ElectriCities, North Carolina Municipal Power Agency Number 1 and North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency. He has more than 35 years of experience in the electric power industry, including both public power and investor-owned utility experience. He began his career with Entergy in 1981. Following his time with Entergy, he joined Midwest ISO in Indiana, where he was ultimately responsible for the design and implementation of its Energy and Ancillary Service Market and Balancing Authority consolidation. He holds a Bachelor of Science in electric engineering from LaSalle University.
Matt Schull

Matt Schull

Chief Operating Officer

Matthew E. Schull is the Chief Operating Officer of each Power Agency and of ElectriCities and has served in this position since May 2016. Schull joined ElectriCities in 2003 as the Manager of Power Supply for North Carolina Municipal Power Agency Number 1 (NCMPA1) and was promoted to Vice President of NCMPA1 in March 2009. Prior to joining ElectriCities, he was employed by Progress Energy for three years, Wisconsin Energy Corporation for eight years, and Madison Gas & Electric Company for two years in various leadership, power marketing, operations, and engineering roles, and has over 27 years of electric utility experience.  Mr. Schull graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering and is a registered Professional Engineer in both North Carolina and Wisconsin.  He also holds a Master of Business Administration in finance from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater.
Tim Tunis

Tim Tunis

Chief Financial Officer

F. Timothy Tunis is the Chief Financial Officer of each Power Agency and of ElectriCities and has served in this position since May 2008.  He was previously Manager of Accounting and Financial Reporting since joining ElectriCities in April 2005.  Prior to joining ElectriCities he was employed by KPMG LLC as a Manager of Financial Risk Management for a year.  Prior to joining KPMG LLC he was employed by Progress Energy for five years, and by Consolidated Natural Gas for 12 years, where he held various leadership positions in risk management, accounting and internal auditing.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration and a Master of professional accountancy, both from West Virginia University, and is a Certified Public Accountant. 
David Barnes

David Barnes

Chief Legal & Ethics Officer

David M. Barnes is the Chief Legal and Ethics Officer of each Power Agency and of ElectriCities.  Mr. Barnes joined ElectriCities in January of 2013.  Prior to joining ElectriCities, he was a partner at Poyner Spruill LLP, Attorneys at Law in Raleigh.  He was employed at Poyner Spruill for 27 years in the areas of business litigation and government relations.  He received his Bachelor of Arts in politics, cum laude from Wake Forest University in 1982 and his law degree from the Wake Forest University School of Law in 1985.  He has been a registered North Carolina lobbyist since 2001.

Melissa Miranda

Vice President, Human Resources

Melissa C. Miranda is the Vice President, Human Resources of ElectriCities and has been with ElectriCities since January 2013.  Prior to joining ElectriCities she was employed by Clarkston Consulting as the Human Resources Manager for five years where she was responsible for benefits, compensation, performance management, employee feedback programs, compliance, and immigration.  Prior to this position she held various Human Resources roles of increasing leadership for Clarkston Consulting for eight years.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and a Master’s of Business Administration, both from North Carolina State University, and has held a Professional in Human Resources certification since 2001.   

Andy Fusco

Vice President, Member Services and Corporate Planning

Andrew M. Fusco is the Vice President of Member Services and Corporate Planning and has been with ElectriCities since December 2001.  During his time at ElectriCities, Mr. Fusco has held many positions within the Company with responsibilities covering generation plant construction, resource planning, strategic planning, marketing and services, renewable energy, load forecasting, and power market forecasting. Prior to joining ElectriCities, Mr. Fusco worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos, NM), General Dynamics Electric Boat Division (Groton, CT), and IBM (RTP, NC).  He holds a Master of Science and Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master’s of Business Administration from Duke University.

Carol McCrary

Vice President, Finance

Carol L. McCrary is the Vice President, Finance and has been with ElectriCities for more than 24 years.  While at ElectriCities she has worked as a rate analyst performing retail rate studies and helping implement wholesale rate structure changes, a financial analyst performing debt and other analysis related to the push for deregulation in the late 1990s, and has managed the preparation of the ElectriCities and Power Agencies' budgets and Working Capital projections. She also has responsibility for the oversight of the Accounting and Treasury functions. Prior to her career at ElectriCities she worked as a utilities analyst for the WV Public Service Commission and as a rate analyst for Columbia Gas Transmission.  She holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Marshall University, and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in both West Virginia and North Carolina.

Kathy Moyer

Vice President, Operations

Kathy L. Moyer is the Vice President of Operations and has been with ElectriCities since August 2000. She began her work at ElectriCities as an Operations Engineer for North Carolina Municipal Power Agency 1(NCMPA1) in the Huntersville Operations Center progressing throughout the years to Manager, NCMPA1 Operations and most recently held the position of Electric Systems Manager for Huntersville, Cornelius and Pineville. Prior to joining ElectriCities, she worked for the City of Naperville, IL Electric Division performing substation design and American Municipal Power (Columbus, Ohio) working with power supply, distributed generation, transmission and distribution mapping and cost of service studies. She holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Ohio University.

Connell Price

Vice President, Information Technology

Connell S. Price is the Vice President of Information Technology. He joined ElectriCities in January of 2014 from MJ Soffe, LLC where he was the Vice President and Chief Information Officer for seven years. Mr. Price has more than 18 years of experience in IT management directing all aspects of IT strategy and operations. He is a two-time graduate of NC State University and has a Bachelor’s degree in economics and a Master’s degree in management.  He also holds two professional designations: Certified Government Chief Information Officer (UNC School of Government), and Associate Business Continuity Professional (Disaster Recovery Institute International).

Michelle Vaught

Vice President, Corporate Communications

Michelle C. Vaught is the Vice President of Corporate Communications of ElectriCities and has been with ElectriCities since January 2017. She has more than 20 years of experience in the public affairs field, having previously been employed by the North Carolina Department of Information Technology (communications/media and policy), Faulkner & Associates, Inc. (government and public affairs), PotashCorp (government and public affairs, including media and community relations), and Weyerhaeuser (government and public affairs, including political action committee management). She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in mass communication with a concentration in government from Campbell University.
Name
Location
Term Expiration
NameJames A. Gallagher, Chairman
LocationGastonia, NC
Term Expiration2019
NameJohn P. Craft, Vice Chairman
LocationLa Grange, NC
Term Expiration2020
NameStephen H. Peeler, Secretary
LocationLincolnton, NC
Term Expiration2021
NameDan R. Brown
LocationMorganton, NC
Term Expiration2020
NameMayor Newell Clark
LocationLexington, NC
Term Expiration2020
NameDonald I. Evans
LocationWilson, NC
Term Expiration2020
NameJonathan Franklin
LocationLouisburg, NC
Term Expiration2021
NameVirginia D. Hardy, PhD
LocationGreenville, NC
Term Expiration2019
NameMayor Barry C. Hayes
LocationGranite Falls, NC
Term Expiration2019
NameNick L. Hendricks, Jr.
LocationKings Mountain, NC
Term Expiration2020
NameMayor Vivian A. Jones
LocationWake Forest, NC
Term Expiration2019
NameRandy E. McCaslin
LocationHigh Point, NC
Term Expiration2021
NameDavid W. Trego
LocationFayetteville, NC
Term Expiration2019
NameTony W. Sears
LocationKinston, NC
Term Expiration2021

Terms expire December 31 of each year.

Ex-Officio Directors

Name
Position
Location
NameE. Todd Clark
PositionChairman, NCMPA1 Board of Commissioners
LocationNewton, NC
NameTroy R. Lewis
PositionChairman, NCEMPA Board of Commissioners
LocationTarboro, NC

Officers

Name
Position
Location
NameTroy Lewis
PositionChair
LocationTarboro, NC
NameStephen W. Tripp
PositionVice Chair
LocationAyden, NC
NameDoug Mercer
PositionSecretary-Treasurer
LocationWashington, NC

Commissioners

Location
Commissioners
Alternates
LocationClayton, NC
CommissionerRobert J. Ahlert
AlternatesMichael Grannis, Adam Lindsay
LocationNew Bern, NC
CommissionerCharles Bauschard
AlternatesJamee Harris, Mark Stephens
LocationScotland Neck, NC
CommissionerEddie Braxton
AlternatesCharles Baisey
LocationGreenville, NC
CommissionerTony Cannon
AlternatesJoel Butler, Chris Padgett
LocationLa Grange, NC
CommissionerJohn Craft
AlternatesLarry Gladney, Bobby Wooten
LocationBelhaven, NC
CommissionerLynn Davis
AlternatesMayor Ricky Credle
LocationSelma, NC
CommissionerMayor Cheryl L. Oliver
AlternatesDonald Baker
LocationHamilton, NC
CommissionerHerbert Everett
AlternatesMayor Donald Matthews III
LocationLouisburg, NC
CommissionerJonathan Franklin
AlternatesRay Patterson, Tony L. King
LocationSouthport, NC
CommissionerPaul Fisher
AlternatesJames Powell, III, Bruce Oakley
LocationApex, NC
CommissionerAndrew L. Havens
AlternatesShawn Purvis, Vance Holloman
LocationRed Springs, NC
CommissionerMayor Edward Henderson
AlternatesVacant
LocationHertford, NC
CommissionerPamela Hurdle
AlternatesMayor Horace Reid, Jr.
LocationEdenton, NC
CommissionerAnne-Marie Knighton
AlternatesVacant
LocationElizabeth City, NC
CommissionerRichard Olson
AlternatesMayor Bettie Parker
LocationFarmville, NC
CommissionerDavid Hodgkins
AlternatesVacant, Brian Shackelford
LocationRobersonville, NC
CommissionerElizabeth Jenkins
AlternatesStacy Scott, Eugene Roberson
LocationWilson, NC
CommissionerJames Johnson, III
AlternatesDathan Shows, Grant Goings
LocationPikeville, NC
CommissionerLisa L. Jones
AlternatesRobert Hooks
LocationRocky Mount, NC
CommissionerAndre Knight
AlternatesRochelle Small-Toney, Chris Beschler
LocationTarboro, NC
CommissionerTroy Lewis
AlternatesSteve Burnette, Brian Mustard
LocationWashington, NC
CommissionerDoug Mercer
AlternatesJonathan Russell
LocationFremont, NC
CommissionerLeon Mooring
AlternatesBarbara Aycock
LocationLaurinburg, NC
CommissionerCharles Nichols, III
AlternatesCurtis Leak
LocationWake Forest, NC
CommissionerKip Padgett
AlternatesChris Terrell
LocationSmithfield, NC
CommissionerMichael Scott
AlternatesTed Credle, Travis Scott
LocationHobgood, NC
CommissionerSallie Smith
AlternatesRobert Sykes
LocationHookerton, NC
CommissionerMayor Robert Taylor
AlternatesApril H. Vinson, Ruth Almaraz
LocationAyden, NC
CommissionerMayor Stephen W. Tripp
AlternatesSteven L. Harrell
LocationBenson, NC
CommissionerKimberly Pickett
AlternatesGlenn Core
LocationLumberton, NC
CommissionerVacant
AlternatesVacant, T. Wayne Horne
LocationKinston, NC
CommissionerRhonda F. Barwick
AlternatesTony W. Sears

Officers

Name
Position
Location
NameTodd Clark
PositionChairman
LocationNewton, NC
NameJ. Richard Howell, Jr.
PositionVice Chairman
LocationShelby, NC
NameMayor John (Jack) Edwards
PositionSecretary-Treasurer
LocationPineville, NC

Commissioners

Location
Commissioners
Alternates
LocationHigh Point, NC
CommissionerLatimer B. Alexander, IV
AlternatesMayor Jay Wagner, Garey Edwards
LocationShelby, NC
CommissionerMayor O. Stanhope Anthony, III
AlternatesJ. Richard Howell, Jr., Julie R. McMurry
LocationCherryville, NC
CommissionerMayor H.L. Beam, III
AlternatesBrian Dalton, Brandon Abernathy
LocationDrexel, NC
CommissionerSherri Bradshaw
AlternatesVacant
LocationMorganton, NC
CommissionerDan Brown
AlternatesBrooks Kirby, Sally W. Sandy
LocationLexington, NC
CommissionerMayor J. Newell Clark
AlternatesL. Wayne Alley, Whitney Brooks
LocationNewton, NC
CommissionerTodd Clark
AlternatesJohn M. Stiver, Douglas S. Wesson
LocationPineville, NC
CommissionerMayor John (Jack) Edwards
AlternatesRyan Spitzer
LocationAlbemarle, NC
CommissionerMichael J. Ferris
AlternatesMartha Sue Hall, Mayor Ronnie Michael
LocationGranite Falls, NC
CommissionerMayor Barry C. Hayes
AlternatesJerry T. Church
LocationLincolnton, NC
CommissionerRichard Haynes
AlternatesMayor Ed Hatley, Steve Zickefoose
LocationStatesville, NC
CommissionerMayor Constantine H. Kutteh
AlternatesJohn Maclaga
LocationLandis, NC
CommissionerRon Miller
AlternatesMayor Pro Tem Thomas (Tommy) Garver
LocationMonroe, NC
CommissionerDavid E. Lucore
AlternatesEdward L. (Larry) Faison, Robert S. Miller, IV
LocationGastonia, NC
CommissionerMichael C. Peoples
AlternatesJoseph P. Albright, Ronald L. Gaff
LocationMaiden, NC
CommissionerBilly R. Price
AlternatesRonnie Williams, W. Todd Herms
LocationHuntersville, NC
CommissionerAnthony Roberts
AlternatesMayor John Aneralla
LocationCornelius, NC
CommissionerThurman Ross, Jr.
AlternatesDavid Gilroy, Andrew Grant
LocationBostic, NC
CommissionerVacant
AlternatesVacant

Commissioners

Location
Commissioners
Alternates
LocationForest City, NC
CommissionerVacant
AlternatesVacant
LocationStantonsburg, NC
CommissionerGary Davis
AlternatesVacant
LocationWaynesville, NC
CommissionerRobert Hites, Jr.
AlternatesDavid Foster
LocationEnfield, NC
CommissionerKent Holmes
AlternatesVacant
LocationWindsor, NC
CommissionerJ.F. Hoggard, III
AlternatesAllen Castelloe
LocationDallas, NC
CommissionerDoug Huffman
AlternatesMaria Stroupe
LocationNew River Light and Power (Boone, NC)
CommissionerEd Miller
AlternatesMichael O'Connor
LocationWinterville, NC
CommissionerTony Moore
AlternatesVacant
LocationConcord, NC
CommissionerBob Pate
AlternatesScott Chunn
LocationFayetteville, NC
CommissionerEvelyn O. Shaw
AlternatesWade R. Fowler, Jr.
LocationKings Mountain, NC
CommissionerMarilyn Sellers
AlternatesNick Hendricks
LocationFountain, NC
CommissionerVacant
AlternatesVacant