Clay Electric personnel continues efforts Wednesday evening, July 7, to restore service to members who were impacted by Tropical Storm Elsa. As of 8 p.m., 1,836 members remained... Continue Reading ›

Clay Electric Cooperative is grieving for a lost friend and co-worker. Lineworker William “Ziggy” Ziegenfelder, 56, passed away while working in the co-op's Gainesville service... Continue Reading ›

Vehicles from our fleet are currently up for auction online and more will be available in the coming weeks. Three auctions will take place; two will feature small fleet vehicles... Continue Reading ›

A forecast team from Colorado State University has predicted an above-average level of activity in the Atlantic basin this hurricane season. The CSU Tropical Meteorology... Continue Reading ›

The 83rd Annual Meeting video report is now available. You’ll hear remarks from the president of the Board of Trustees, Susan Reeves; General Manager Ricky Davis' report; and the... Continue Reading ›

Due to ongoing concerns surrounding the spread of coronavirus, the co-op has made the difficult decision to cancel the gathering portion of Annual Meeting for the second year in a... Continue Reading ›

General Information

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).

Ricky Davis
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. For 2021, it was held in the form of an online report and voting was conducted by absentee ballot. The 2022 Annual Meeting will be presented via video report on Friday, March 18 and an in-person gathering in Keystone Heights on Saturday, March 26.

Serving on the board are: Carl Hagglund of Keystone Heights, District 1; Kelley Smith (Treasurer) of Palatka, District 2; Susan Reeves of Hawthorne, District 3; Carl Malphurs (Vice President) of Alachua, District 4; Dewitt Hersey of Starke, District 5; Jimmy Wilson (President) of Middleburg, District 6; John Henry Whitehead of Lake Butler, District 7; Jo Ann Smith of Wacahoota, District 8; and Karen Hastings (Secretary) of Citra, District 9.

The Board of Trustees will meet in the boardroom at the headquarters building in Keystone Heights at noon on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021; Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021; and Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021.

Mission Statement
To provide members safe, reliable and affordable electricity with excellent customer service.

Vision Statement
To be the trusted energy provider that is prepared to embrace opportunities in a changing utility industry while improving the communities we serve.

Purpose Statement
To improve the quality of life of our members by delivering safe and reliable electricity while strengthening the communities we serve.

Clay Electric Cooperative Bylaws
Trustee District Map & Description
Corporate Whistleblower Policy
Corporate Policy on Conflicts of Interest