Northwestern REC holds nominating meetings in the early spring time. In August 2017, the following Cooperative member was elected by the membership for Director of District 7. Elections take place at the Annual Meeting and director terms last for three years.
Dave Rectenwald, District 7
Long time Titusville resident, Mr. David Rectenwald, was first elected to the Northwestern Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s Board of Directors in 2005. He currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Northwestern REC Board and has previously served as Board Secretary. He is a Credentialed Cooperative Director and has obtained his Board Leadership Certification.
Mr. Rectenwald received a Bachelor’s degree in Geology (minor of Physics) from Allegheny College and a Master’s degree in Environmental Studies from Gannon University. He also received a Certificate in Environmental and Occupational Science from Gannon University. Mr. Rectenwald is employed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency as an Environmental Scientist. Prior to this position, he served as an inspector and consultant for the US EPA. Also during this time, David held scientist positions with companies out of Massachusetts and Maryland. After graduating from Allegheny College, Mr. Rectenwald worked as store manager for the Republic Supply Company in Titusville.
Mr. Rectenwald serves on the board of the Crawford Area Transportation Authority, as Treasurer for the Titusville Rod and Gun Club and is a past President of the Titusville YMCA Board of Directors.
David resides in the Titusville area, is married to Amy Murphy Rectenwald, and has six children Amanda, Andy, Edward, Robbie, Ginger and Charlie.
Board elections take place during Northwestern REC’s Annual Meeting.