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Individual Members

Matthew Arnold 
John J. Davies III
Timothy Bettendorf
Kingsley E. Haynes
Ryan Sewell

Sanford Reaves Jr.

Sanford Reaves Jr.

Sanford Reaves Jr. is seeking re-election as a director of Rappahannock Electric Cooperative.

Reaves has served as a director for the last three years. He is currently chairman of the HR committee and newly appointed to the VMDA board, SERVING Virginia/Maryland and Delaware region.

Sanford is a life-long native of Culpeper. He graduated in 1974 from the Culpeper County High School. He is a 1976 graduate of Smithdeal- Massey Business College of Richmond and 2005 graduate of the Virginia Union University School of Theology (Master of Divinity). He is a son of the Antioch Baptist Church of Culpeper and a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Locust Grove. He is also a 40-year strong supporter and proud member of the Rappahannock Electric Cooperative.

He lives in the Salem District of Culpeper (REC Region IV) with his wife of 44 years, Lorraine and has three children and five grandchildren. Since 1995 he has been the owner and president of Sanford and Sons Construction and Janitorial Services. He is also a local realtor and has served on the Culpeper County Planning Commission for 28 years and currently holds the position of Chairman.


Sanford received his Certificate of achievement award in April 2019 for successfully completing the National Credentialed Cooperative Director Program.

REC members will be receiving REC Proxy votes beginning July 6, and the deadline to return the ballots is Aug. 19. Voters will be eligible to receive prizes on the day of the annual meeting and do not have to be present to win.

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