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AMEA Board of Directors elect new officers

During its Aug. 22 board meeting, the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) Board of Directors elected new officers.

Mayor Gary Fuller of Opelika has been elected chairman of the AMEA Board of Directors. Fuller replaces long-time board chairman, Don McClellan of Alexander City, who died June 26. Fuller, who has served on the AMEA Board for the past 18 years, had previously served as vice chairman for the past 10 years.

Other board officers elected on Aug. 22 were Morris Tate of Luverne, vice chairman, and Dale Baker of Sylacauga, secretary/treasurer. Tate, who has served on the AMEA Board for the past 16 years, had previously served as secretary/treasurer for the past 10 years. Baker has served on the board for the past 10 years.

AMEA, a joint action agency formed in 1981 and located in Montgomery, is the wholesale power provider for 11 public power utilities in Alabama, which serve some 350,000 customers in the cities of Alexander City, Dothan, Fairhope, Foley, LaFayette, Lanett, Luverne, Opelika, Piedmont, Sylacauga, and Tuskegee.

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