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Jackson EMC’s Randy Dellinger Appointed to State Board of Natural Resources

Randy Dellinger, Gwinnett District Manager of Jackson Electric Membership Corporation, has been appointed by Gov. Brian Kemp to the State of Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources Board of Directors. The appointment is a seven-year term representing Georgia’s 7th Congressional District, which covers most of Gwinnett County and a portion of Forsyth County.

Dellinger has worked for Jackson EMC, an electric power utility cooperative, since 1988. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture mechanization technology from the University of Georgia and completed his MBA at Brenau University. Dellinger is a graduate of Leadership Georgia, the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Regional Leadership Institute, and Leadership Gwinnett.

He serves on many community and professional organization boards. Dellinger is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce having previously served as its chairman, Council for Quality Growth, Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful, Gwinnett County Public Schools Foundation, and is the chairman of the Board of the Gwinnett Student Leadership Team. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Gwinnett County and has been a Rotarian for the past 25 years having previously served as club president. He and his wife, Carol, live in the Snellville area of Gwinnett County.

As a member of the Board of Natural Resources, Dellinger will be one of 19 citizens appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Georgia Senate. The board is responsible for setting rules and regulations ranging from air and water quality to hunting seasons and provides input into issues such as the agency’s budget recommendations and legislative initiatives.

The DNR has statewide responsibilities for the management and conservation of Georgia’s natural, historic, and cultural resources, including fish and wildlife, land conservation, coastal resources, historic preservation, and sustainability initiatives. It protects and conserves Georgia’s diverse wildlife populations and provides quality outdoor recreation through its management of more than one million acres of public lands in state parks, natural areas, public fishing areas and wildlife management areas.

Jackson Electric Membership Corporation, the largest electric cooperative in Georgia and one of the largest in the nation, is headquartered 50 miles northeast of Atlanta in Jefferson, Ga. The cooperative serves more than 240,000 meters on 14,000 miles of energized wire. For more information, visit jacksonemc.com.