At the regular Board meeting on November 12, 2013, the Central Texas Electric Co-op Board of Directors chose James Low of Cherokee, Texas, to fill the vacant Board seat for that District. A vacancy occurred when Jim Ball from District 6 resigned his position citing health reasons. He will serve the remaining term which expires in August 2014.
Mr. Low is a retired public school teacher and taught math for 38 years, 33 of which were in the Cherokee School District. He also served as a coach and served on the board of directors of the Texas Sixman Coaches Association. He has operated a ranching operation in Cherokee for the last 25 years. He is a member of the Cherokee Baptist Church and serves on the finance and personnel committee there.
On why he would like to be a Director of CTEC, Mr. Low’s application stated, “I would like to serve on the board to represent not only the members of District 6, but all members, to help the Co-op to continue to provide adequate and affordable power to its members”.
Mr. Low was one of 5 applicants to interview for the position. CTEC Board District 6 includes the San Saba County area.