Greg Beard
District #5

Occupation: Self-employed Farmer
Education: Clinton County High School; Credentialed Cooperative Director; NRECA Board Leadership Accreditation; NRECA Director Gold Credential Status; Kentucky Beef Quality Assurance Program Certification
Community Involvement: South Kentucky RECC Board of Directors; American Angus Association; Cattleman's Association
Brief Biography: Greg Beard is a lifelong resident of Clinton County. He graduated from Clinton County High in 1978. For 30 years, Greg's owned and operated a farm in Clinton County. He's served as an SKRECC Director for four years. Greg's completed the Credentialed Cooperative Director and Board Leadership Programs through the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association with gold certification. Greg and his wife Janice reside in the Maupin Community and have two children, Jessica and Ethan.
Why I want to be a Director: Greg Beard is an active member of the farming community of Clinton County and has dedicated his life to his family and managing the farm where he raises Angus cattle. Greg has participated in the Clinton County Agricultural Advancement Council, American Angus Association, Cattleman's Association, and other farm related services and activities in the community. Greg believes that all businesses, including South Kentucky RECC, should be run efficiently, and costs be controlled as much as possible, so those savings can be passed along to the members. Businesses should have vision and should constantly work to make improvements in order to provide quality service for the future. He has worked diligently to see that this is accomplished at South Kentucky RECC without an increase in the rates. Greg would like to continue serving as a South Kentucky RECC Director in order to provide a voice in the decision-making process of one of the most important utilities provided to busines ses and residents of southern Kentucky. Greg's experience the past four years, as well as his advanced director training, make him truly qualified to continue serving the members of South Kentucky RECC.

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