RALEIGH, N.C. (DECEMBER 10, 2020) — ElectriCities of North Carolina announced today that it has named Jay Morrison Chief Legal Officer. Morrison has more than 27 years’ experience practicing law, with the last 22 years at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. Most recently, Morrison served as vice president of regulatory issues for the association.
“Jay joins the ElectriCities team with an abundance of regulatory, energy, and utilities expertise,” said Roy L. Jones, ElectriCities Chief Executive Officer. “His decades of experience will be a benefit to our members and will help lead North Carolina public power into the future. We look forward to officially welcoming Jay to ElectriCities in the new year.”
Morrison will be responsible for all legal matters, including advising the organization’s internal staff, ElectriCities’ Board of Directors, and the Power Agencies’ Board of Commissioners on legal, regulatory, and legislative matters. Morrison will also provide counsel on corporate legal strategy and provide oversight and legal perspective on all compliance matters.
“I am excited to join the remarkable team at ElectriCities and look forward to contributing to their great work on behalf of public power communities and their citizens,” said Morrison.
Morrison earned his law degree, magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School. He also holds a Master of Public Policy degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science, summa cum laude, from UCLA.
For additional information, contact:
Elizabeth Kadick, Senior Public Affairs Specialist
About ElectriCities of North Carolina
ElectriCities of North Carolina, Inc., is the membership organization that provides power supply and related critical services to over 90 community-owned electric systems in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia—collectively known as public power. ElectriCities manages the power supply for two power agencies in North Carolina and provides technical services to assist members in operating their electric distribution systems. ElectriCities also helps these locally owned and operated public power providers thrive today and in the future by delivering innovative services, including legislative, technical, communications, and economic development expertise.
Visit www.electricities.com to learn more about the benefits of public power and how ElectriCities helps communities keep the lights on through access to safe, reliable, and affordable energy.
VP, Communications, ElectriCities