BEMC CEO Joins National Board
Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation CEO Josh Winslow is elected to National Information Solutions Cooperative Board of Directors.
Josh Winslow, CEO and general manager of Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation (BEMC), has been elected to the board of directors of a national information technology organization. Winslow will serve a three-year board term with National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC), a member-owned cooperative providing leading-edge solutions to utilities at the forefront of industry change.
“It is an honor to serve on the NISC board as our cooperative and utilities nationwide work toward a future centered on innovative service, and data-driven business operations and management,” Winslow says. “We at BEMC are just beginning to realize the potential for ways we can leverage data to improve operations, finances and member relationships. I am eager to further the capabilities of all our organizations in these areas and lead together with strategy, vision and integrity as a member of NISC’s board of directors.”
BEMC is committed to building a brighter future for their service area by executing innovative local services and collaborating with partnering electric cooperatives. Creating a modern electric grid that is more flexible, resilient and capable of supporting new energy solutions allows BEMC to offer their members a Time-of-Use rate option and an opportunity to receive Beat the Peak alerts.
Winslow assumed the role of BEMC CEO in 2019. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from N.C. State University, and he is a licensed professional engineer. In his more than 16 years with the co-op he has served as a staff electrical engineer, manager of operations and most recently as Chief Operating Officer.
He was elected to the NISC board after an electronic ballot for the 2020 election was launched on October 15 and closed on December 1. His term will expire at NISC’s annual meeting in 2024.
BEMC is a locally owned and operated not-for-profit corporation. It is the second largest electric cooperative in North Carolina and serves more than 98,000 meter locations in Brunswick, Columbus, and parts of Bladen and Robeson counties.
An industry leader in providing advanced, integrated IT solutions for utilities, NISC is led by its member owners, which are primarily utility cooperatives and telecommunications companies across the nation.