Tracy elected to Touchstone Energy board

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March 10, 2020
Tracy elected to Touchstone Energy board

Doug Tracy, general manager and chief executive officer of Cuivre River Electric Cooperative (CREC) in Troy, Missouri, was recently elected to the board of directors of Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives. Tracy began his three-year term, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, at the board’s meeting in New Orleans.

“I’m honored to be elected to the Touchstone Energy board of directors,” Tracy said. “The energy industry is changing rapidly, and it’s important for members to know they have a voice that’s looking out for them. Touchstone Energy cooperatives are committed to be the trusted source our members can turn to for accurate and reliable information about energy options for their homes, farms and businesses.”

Tracy began his career in the electric co-op family with Illinois Valley Electric Cooperative (now Cornbelt Electric) in Princeton, Illinois. Before joining CREC, the largest electric co-op in Missouri and a Touchstone Energy member since 2003, he served as a senior member services representative for the National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC), an information technology cooperative. 

Tracy holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Lindenwood University and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in Accounting from Harding University.  He has completed numerous National Rural Electric Cooperative courses, including the Managers and Supervisors Conference Supervisor Certification and the Strategy Execution Master Class by the Palladium Group.

Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives is a national network of electric cooperatives across 46 states that provides resources and leverages partnerships to help member cooperatives and their employees better engage and serve their members.

The Touchstone Energy board of directors consists of 13 members responsible for setting policy, establishing long-term goals, monitoring general operations and approving the organizational outcomes and allocation of resources.