Lea County Electric Cooperative

Lea County Electric serves 15,079 consumers living in Chavez, Eddy and Lea, New Mexico; and Cochran, Gaines, Yoakum, Texas.

The company owns 4,250 miles of distribution line. It has invested $196.1 million to serve its members.

The board meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month; the annual meeting is April 28, 2017. The cooperative was incorporated in 1949 and energized in 1949.

Board of Trustees

John Graham, President
Robert Caudle, Vice President, Trustee/Director, NMRECA
Dan Hardin, Secretary-Treasurer
Terry Davis, Trustee
Charles Garner, Trustee
Travis Glenn, Trustee
C.J. Kinsolving, Trustee
Randall McCormick, Trustee
Kenny Wallace, Trustee

Key Staff

Gary L. Hurse, Executive Vice President and General Manager
John Benard, Manager, Distribution Engineering
Janette Faris, Manager, Administrative Services, Safety and Compliance
Mike Faris, Manager, Accounting, Customer Service and Purchasing
Alma Griffin, Executive Secretary
Tyler Hockenberry, Manager, Systems Operations and Planning
Rosie Insilan, Manager, Marketing and Member Services
Bobby Kimbro, Assistant Manager
ShawnDee Raburn, Manager, Communications/IT


1300 W. Avenue D
PO Drawer 1447
Lovington, NM 88260
Main: 575-396-3631
Toll-free: 800-510-5232
Emergency: 575-396-4101
Fax: 575-396-3634

Tatum: 575-398-2233
Plains, TX: 806-456-3322

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