Board of Director Candidates

2024 Board of Director Candidates

The following candidates are running for a seat on the Piedmont Electric board of directors. Once elected, these individuals will serve a three year term helping govern the cooperative. A brief biography is included below for each candidate. Voting instructions can be found here.

District 3


Cy has been a member of Piedmont Electric for the past 54 years. He has been a director for 10 years and holds the certification of Director Gold. He resides with his wife, Janice, in the Milesville community of Caswell County. They have two sons who teach in Alamance County. Cy is an active member of Westside Fellowship in Elon and the Caswell County Historical Association serving as vice president. He is a retired teacher and FFA advisor working at Bartlett Yancey High School for 35 years. Cy currently works with his son to operate an apple tree business in the Camp Springs community.



Jimmy has been a member of Piedmont Electric for 38 years. He and his wife, Janine, live in the Timberlake Community in Person County. Jimmy graduated from NCSU with a degree in Applied Agriculture. He returned home to continue growing their family business with his brother and father where they produce grain, flue-cured tobacco and have an independent farrow-to-finish swine farm. Farming has given Jimmy a passion for advocacy and has allowed him to serve on many national and local boards. Jimmy is a member of Mt Harmony Baptist Church where he serves as a Sunday School Teacher and Deacon.



Kay is a member of Saint Mary’s Community. She graduated from Orange High School, NC A&T University and North Carolina Central University. Employment with Orange County, Durham City and Piedmont Community College provided 30 years of experience in budgeting, personnel management, oversight, and policy enforcement. She has been affiliated with Piedmont Electric for over 30 years and a member of the Piedmont Board of Directors for three years. She has received her Credentialed Cooperative Directors Certificate (CCD). She is married to John Ferguson.

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