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REC names John Arp as new VP

24 November 2020 Luray/Page County Shenandoah County Front Royal/Warren County Frederick County Clarke County News

John Arp, P.E. has been promoted to Rappahannock Electric Cooperative’s (REC) executive leadership team as Vice President of Engineering, Operations and Power Supply.

In this role, he will oversee system planning, engineering and technical services, ensuring the successful implementation of REC’s strategic plan.

Joining REC in 2012 as an engineering supervisor, Arp has since served as director of System Planning and Engineering, and, most recently, as Western Region manager. In his most recent positon, Arp has promoted REC’s safety-first culture and service to members. During his time at REC, Arp has led several system-wide projects:

•A multi-year, high-value project that improved circuit efficiency and reduced operating costs;

•Developed distribution and sub-transmission automation schemes that have improved reliability for members;

•Worked with industry experts to design and implement a customized system-wide over-voltage protection scheme.

Arp begins his new role Dec. 1.   

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