Morris Tate, former vice chairman of the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) Board of Directors, and former chairman of the City of Luverne Electric Board, was the recipient of the 2022 AMEA President’s Award on Monday, May 2 during the AMEA President’s Awards Dinner in Orange Beach, AL. The event was held in conjunction with the 2022 AMEA Power Supply Conference, May 2 and 3.
The award honors individuals who played a key role in the formation of AMEA, as well as those individuals who have made significant contributions to the betterment of AMEA’s 11 Member cities. The award is presented in recognition of their continued leadership and dedication to the organization.
“Due to Morris’ leadership and commitment to public power, AMEA has become a valued partner in Alabama’s electric utility community,” said Fred Clark, AMEA President & CEO.
Tate, who served as vice chairman of the AMEA Board of Directors and chairman of the Budget/Audit/Rate (BAR) Committee, retired from the board in June 2021. He had served on the AMEA Board since 2003.
AMEA, a joint action agency 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.