Board Member John Kopp

• Serves as a Director to the Board of Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation and was elected to this Board in 2004 and has been elected four consecutive times.

• Completed requirement courses for Credentialed Cooperative Director and Board Leadership and is a lifelong resident of Bolivia and served in the US Army from 1961-1964.

• In 1965, Mr. Kopp opened a service station which later became a convenience store and he and his family now operate three stores.

• Member of Pythagorus Masonic Lodge #249, a member and past president of Brunswick County Shrine Club, a member and past captain of the Sudan Thunderbolts, a member and past president of Bolivia Lions Club and a former member and past captain of the Bolivia Fire Department.

• Former member of the advisory board for Southern National Bank and BB&T.

• Operated a 200 hundred acre farm raising Black Angus cattle and is a member and Elder of New Hope Presbyterian Church in Winnabow.

• Mr. Kopp is married to the former Donnie Hewett and has two children, Richard Kopp and Karen K. Ahalt, and six grandchildren.

• Appointed to the REA Board by Governor Pat McCrory and his term will expire on June 30, 2017.