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Deborah K. Johnson

Deborah Johnson has been a resident of Bullhead City and member of Mohave Electric Cooperative since 1994.  Johnson was appointed Director District 2 at the District 2 meeting held June 2015.

Johnson has completed the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s required curriculum to obtain the Credentialed Cooperative Director Certificate and the Board Leadership Certificate—a recognized measurement of competency on key current issues.

With various management and accounting positions, Johnson also holds an Associate of Arts degree in General Education. Currently a New CASA volunteer, member and treasurer of St. John's Lutheran Church, Johnson also enjoys serving as social fundraiser and treasurer of Chaparral Country Club. 

Named Volunteer of the Year in 2000, Johnson was recognized for her service as a canine therapist.


 

US Senator John McCain Visits Bullhead City

US Senator John McCain recently spent a day in Bullhead City, where he met with Mohave Electric Cooperative Board members and employees before addressing a crowd at a Bullhead Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon.  Senator McCain spoke with MEC employees and board members about the need for additional transparency and oversight of the Western Area Power Administration, including talking about an amendment he worked on with Senator Flake that would require WAPA to provide more information on their budgeting process to customers.

In addition, McCain discussed the impacts of power plant closures on rural areas, in particular the impact of the closure of the Mohave Generating Station had on the area.  He vowed to continue fighting EPA overreach and in particular the Clean Power Plan and the rules on Waters of the United States that would put federal jurisdiction over every dry sand-wash in the area.

 


Mohave Electric Cooperative Directors and Chief Executive Officer meet with Arizona Senator Kelli Ward

 

Mohave Electric Cooperative Directors and Chief Executive Officer met with Arizona Senator Kelli Ward to discuss important issues for Co-op members including EPA rulings and deregulation.

“Legislative visits are an opportunity to share our concerns and ask lawmakers to support policies that make sense and oppose those that are not in the best interest of our members,” said Tyler Carlson, Mohave Electric Chief Executive Officer.

Senator Kelli Ward (second from left) meets with MEC officials (from left) Tyler Carlson, Chief Executive Officer; Deborah Johnson, Director District 2; Toni Barbaro, Director District 3; Carlos Tejeda, Director District 2; and Gordon Ennes, Director District 2.

 

 

 

 


Johnson Receives Director Certificate

 

Board Directors (rear from left to right), Mike Bartelt, John Nelssen and Carlos Tejada present board members Deborah Johnson (front left) and Toni Barbaro with their accredited Credentialed Cooperative Director Certificates. The certificate is a recognized measurement of competency on key current issues attained through course work offered by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.

 

 

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