REC Names New Director of System Planning and Engineering Design
REC Names New Director
of System Planning and Engineering Design
Fredericksburg, Va. – Gary Durdock was recently promoted to director of system planning and engineering design for Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC). REC's engineering department is responsible for the planning and coordination of the Cooperative's entire electrical system.
Durdock has extensive experience in all phases of electric utility transmission, substation and distribution work, including 16 years of direct involvement with system planning. Prior to REC, Durdock worked at Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative, Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative and Florida Power and Light Company.
Durdock earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Miami, where he later completed his graduate studies in biomedical engineering.
REC provides electric service to over 169,000 connections in parts of 22 Virginia counties. With its general office in Fredericksburg, Va., the Cooperative operates and maintains more than 17,000 miles of power lines through its service area, which ranges from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the tidal waters of the Chesapeake Bay.