Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation is guided by a six-member board compromised of representatives who receive electric service from the cooperative. These representatives are called “Directors.” They are democratically elected to three-year terms by the members of Nolin RECC. Although each one represents a district within the Nolin RECC service area, all six directors are elected to serve the best interests of the entire membership, not just their own district within the cooperative.
The boundaries of each district are based on member service location numbers and may be obtained from the Nolin RECC office or viewed on our service area map. Director qualifications and information on member voting can be found in the Nolin RECC Bylaws. The Nolin RECC board of directors typically meets the second Thursday of every month. Members who wish to attend a meeting must submit a request in writing. Contact your director using the form below.
David P. Brown is employed at Irving Materials, Inc. (IMI) in Elizabethtown and he also works on their family farm near Hodgenville. He and his wife, Michelle, have four daughters and three grandchildren. Mr. Brown began serving on the Nolin board in June 1994 and was elected chair of the board in 2003.
David P. Brown
District 4 Director
Gene Straney was elected by the members to the Nolin RECC Board of Directors in 1986, and currently serves as vice chair. He owns and operates G & P Construction located in Elizabethtown. Originally from Vine Grove, Gene and his wife, Kay, live in Elizabethtown and have two children and five grandchildren.
District 2 Director
A. L. “Buddy” Rosenberger is a Hardin County farmer who lives in the Rineyville area near Four Corners. Buddy and his wife, Carol, have two children and nine grandchildren. Mr. Rosenberger has served as a Nolin director since July 1978.
A. L. “Buddy” Rosenberger
District 1 Director
Raymond E. “Rick” Thomas is a lifelong resident of Hardin County. He and his wife, Donna live and farm on St. John Road where they operate a diversified farming operation. Rick was chosen in 2004 as a Nolin Board member. In 2020, he was selected by the Nolin Board to represent Nolin as a Director on the East Kentucky Power Cooperative Board.
Raymond E. “Rick” Thomas
District 3 Director
Linda Grimes along with her husband, Coleman, and brother-in-law and his wife, own and operate Grimes Farms in LaRue County. Linda and Coleman have two children. Linda was elected by Nolin members to serve as Director of District 5 in June 2009.
District 5 Director
Lawrence Ireland was appointed to the Board in 1987 and elected to the Board by the Nolin members in 1989. Mr. Ireland owns and operates Ireland Heating & Cooling in Radcliff. He and his wife, Mayonia, have four sons, eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
District 6 Director
Around The Co-op
I am a lifelong Hardin County resident. I was born and raised in Sonora, the oldest of 10 children. My graduating class at Sonora High School had 23 students.
My wife, Mayonia, and I were married in 1951. We first lived on a farm west of Sonora, then moved to Hodgenville and later settled in Radcliff. We have 4 sons: Steve, Larry, Timothy and Wayne, along with 8 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. We started Ireland Heating and Cooling in 1968. Our business has taken my wife and I around the world, including the opportunity to serve as a missionary on a project in Romania.
We belong to Hodgenville Pentecostal Church where I served on the Board of Trustees for 40 years. I have been a Gideon for 39 years and was previously a board member of the Barbourville Children’s Home.
I have served as director for Nolin’s District 6 for over 34 years. District 6 encompasses northern Hardin County and a small portion of the southeast corner of Meade County. District 6 is bordered on the north and east by Fort Knox and includes portions of Bullion Blvd and Knox Blvd. The southern part of the district reaches into Vine Grove and the west touches Meade County. North Hardin High School, the Millpond Industrial Park and businesses along 313 including Blazer’s Fun Zone are just a few examples of businesses on Nolin lines in District 6. It is the smallest Nolin district in physical size, but it has some of the most densely populated areas and significance in the life of our region.
My family moved into our current home in Radcliff in 1964. In the 57 years that have followed, Radcliff has grown into a thriving residential and business center. The growth in Radcliff and northern Vine Grove is one of the reasons District 6 was created in 1986 from portions of other Nolin districts. The area has seen a significant increase in the businesses, industries and neighborhoods that create its unique character. In addition, as a close neighbor to Fort Knox, we have played an essential role in supporting the personnel and families that are brought to the area by their military service.
In May of this year, I was honored when the City of Radcliff, Mayor Duvall and members of the city council recognized me as part of the Radcliff First Community.
I have served District 6 as its director since it was created, and I am proud to have played an active role in the development of this part of Nolin territory. I am also proud of the impact our cooperative continues to have in our community. Here at Nolin, we work hard to be as efficient as possible to provide the most reliable electric service for the best price.