Richard "Dick" Earnest

District 6 Director

Dick Earnest was appointed to the board in May 2013.

Mr. Earnest retired from Central Power & Light (now American Electric Power) after 35 years of service. Most of his career at CP&L was in the marketing and customer services groups. He supervised 19 sales representatives in 8 locations from Abilene to Brownsville. He reported to CP&L in Corpus Christi as well as Central & Southwest Services in Tulsa, OK and was in management more than 25 years.

Mr. Earnest served his country in the Army Security Agency for 3 years, mostly in Germany. Although not a college graduate, he completed numerous management courses at various universities during his career.

Mr. Earnest completed the required Credentialed Cooperative Director Certificate and is taking courses for the Board Leadership Certificate. He formed & managed a service company for 10 years and serves as a board member/president of Concan Water Supply Corp., Concan VFD as well as Frio Comanche Crossing Home Owners Association.



District 6