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Phillips appointed CEO

REIDSVILLE — Lou Ann Phillips, chief financial officer of Canoochee Electric Membership Cooperative, was appointed as chief executive officer effective May 28, the Canoochee EMC board of directors said May 29.
Phillips, a native of Tattnall County, began working for Canoochee EMC in 1980 and has been in positions of increasing responsibility ever since.
“Lou Ann meets all of the criteria that make her an outstanding selection to lead Canoochee EMC into the future,” said Herbert A. Daniel Jr., the Canoochee EMC board president.
Lou Ann Phillips received a Bachelor of Arts from Mercer University in 1980 and a Master of Arts from Central Michigan University in 1984.
She also is a member of the Long County Development Authority and Reidsville Baptist Church.
Canoochee EMC is a member-owned cooperative providing electricity to approximately 14,000 homes and businesses. The co-op serves members in Bryan, Bulloch, Chatham, Emanuel, Evans, Liberty, Long, Tattnall and Toombs counties.
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