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Rudolphi earns gold

Recently, Vice President of the Board of Trustees of Clay Electric Co-operative, Richard Rudolphi completed a series of continuing education classes earning him Director Gold Credential. This credential has been created to recognize directors committed to continuing their education beyond the first two levels, the Credentialed Cooperative Director and the Board Leadership Certification. The Director Gold Program Certification demonstrates their ongoing commitment to advancing their knowledge and performing their fiduciary duty to the best of their ability.

The director education and certification program is managed by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). NRECA’s director certificate programs are specifically designed to help electric cooperative directors, at every stage of their service, understand their roles and responsibilities, stay up to date on the key issues and trends in the industry, and prepare them to meet the challenges facing electric cooperatives now and in the future. 

NRECA offers director education courses throughout the year in conjunction with a wide variety of NRECA educational conferences and events across the country, in partnership with statewide associations and onsite at individual cooperatives.

To maintain Director Gold Status, directors must earn three credits from the NRECA approved list of Continuing Education programs within a two-year period.