Clay Electric Cooperative is an incorporated, member-owned, not-for-profit electric power supplier, democratically organized and controlled by those it serves. Formally organized in 1937, the co-op has traditionally been known for its excellent service. The co-op is also a Touchstone Energy cooperative- a national alliance of local, member-owned electric cooperatives committed to high standards of service. Headquartered in Keystone Heights, Florida, the electric co-op is one of the largest in the United States. There are six district offices (Keystone Heights, Orange Park, Lake City, Gainesville, Salt Springs and Palatka).
Richard K. (Ricky) Davis is Clay Electric's GM/CEO
The service area is divided into nine trustee districts with one member representing each district on the cooperative’s board of trustees. Members are elected to the board at the co-op’s annual meeting; the next meeting will be held in March or April of 2019. Serving on the board are: Carl Hagglund (Vice President) of Keystone Heights, District 1; Kelley Smith of Palatka, District 2; Susan Reeves (Secretary) of Hawthorne, District 3; Carl Malphurs of Alachua, District 4; Dewitt Hersey of Starke, District 5; Jimmy Wilson (Treasurer) of Middleburg, District 6; John Henry Whitehead (President) of Lake Butler, District 7; Jo Ann Smith of Micanopy, District 8; and Karen Hastings of Citra, District 9.
To provide members with safe, reliable and affordable electricity with excellent customer service.
To be a trusted energy provider that is prepared to embrace opportunities in a changing utility industry while improving the communities we serve.
To improve the quality of life of our members by delivering safe and reliable electricity while strengthening the communities we serve.