June 18, 2012. Four directors were elected to the board of Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation Thursday evening during the cooperative’s new business format Annual Meeting held at J.E. Broyhill Civic Center in Lenoir.
May 25, 2012. Brad Shields, of Boone, has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation. His responsibilities also include serving in this capacity for the cooperative’s two subsidiaries: Blue Ridge Energies, LLC, propane, heating fuels and appliance provider and RidgeLink, LLC, a business-to-business fiber network leasing subsidiary. He will also serve as chief operating officer of RidgeLink.