(January 18, 2023 – Fort Collins, Colo.) – Jeff Wadsworth, President and CEO of Poudre Valley REA (PVREA), has been named the 2023 J.C. Brown CEO Communication Leadership Award recipient by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.
Wadsworth was recognized for his outstanding leadership in elevating and propelling purposeful communications both internally and externally.
The J.C. Brown CEO Communication Leadership Award recognizes an electric cooperative CEO/general manager who is committed to advancing communication at the cooperative and in the electric cooperative industry.
The national award has been presented annually to a deserving leader and champion of communications. Established in 2003, the award memorializes the late J.C. Brown, longtime editor of RE Magazine, and his unwavering dedication to the importance of communication as a vital link connecting electric cooperatives with each other and with their members, and to advancing the cooperative business model.
The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) is the national service organization that represents the nation’s more than 900 private, not-for-profit, consumer-owned electric cooperatives, which provide service to 42 million people in 47 states. More information is available at www.electric.coop.