April 3, 2019

Oglethorpe Power Re-elects Smith, Millwood as Officers

Terri Statham
Phone Number: 770-270-6990
Email: terri.statham@opc.com­­­­

TUCKER, GA (April 3, 2019) – The Oglethorpe Power Board of Directors re-elected Bobby C. Smith, Jr. of Rocky Ford, Ga. as its chairman and Marshall S. Millwood of Gainesville, Ga. as vice chairman. The election took place following Oglethorpe Power’s annual meeting.  Smith was first elected as Board chairman in 2015 and Millwood assumed the vice chairman’s office in 2012. The two will serve in their officers’ positions for one year.  Smith is also a member of the Planters EMC Board of Directors in Millen, Ga. Millwood is a member of the Sawnee EMC Board in Cumming, Ga.

Other Board members who were re-elected at the annual meeting include Jimmy Bailey, Diverse Power; Fred McWhorter, Rayle EMC; George Weaver, Central Georgia EMC; and Randy Crenshaw, Irwin/Middle Georgia EMCs.

About Oglethorpe Power

Oglethorpe Power is one of the nation’s largest power supply cooperatives with more than $12 billion in assets serving 38 Electric Membership Corporations which, collectively, provide electricity to approximately 4.1 million Georgia residents. A proponent of conscientious energy development and use, Oglethorpe Power balances reliable and affordable energy with environmental responsibility and has an outstanding record of regulatory compliance. Its diverse energy portfolio includes natural gas, hydroelectric, coal and nuclear generating plants with a combined capacity of nearly 7,800 megawatts. Oglethorpe Power was established in 1974 and is owned by its 38 Member Systems. Its headquarters are in Tucker, Georgia, an Atlanta suburb.