Darren Schauer Receives Prestigious NRECA J.C. Brown CEO Communication Leadership Award
Wednesday, January 10, 2024
Darren Schauer, General Manager and CEO of GVEC, was honored with the 2024 National Rural Electric Cooperative Assn. (NRECA) J.C. Brown CEO Communication Leadership Award during the NRECA’s CEO Close-Up event held in Phoenix, Arizona, on January 9, 2024.
First presented in 2004, the NRECA J.C. Brown award recognizes a co-op CEO or general manager who is committed to advancing communication at the cooperative and in the overall electric industry. It is named in honor of the late editor and publisher of RE Magazine, J.C. Brown, who led the publication from 1973 to 1993.
NRECA represents the interests of nearly 900 distribution, generation, and transmission cooperatives serving 42 million people per year in 48 states. GVEC is a member of NRECA and benefits from the membership through political and public policy advocacy, outreach and employee benefits. NRECA is a national voice for GVEC and other cooperatives on issues important to local-level communities across rural America.