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November 14, 2012

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Zionsville — Boone REMC names  new president

The Boone REMC Board of Directors has named Dr. Brian Newton, as Boone REMC’s next president and chief executive officer.

He will begin in that capacity on Jan. 2.

“I’m grateful for the trust the board of directors has placed in me and honored to be given the opportunity to serve as the next president and CEO at Boone REMC,” Newton said. “I look forward to joining the hard working team of directors and employees that serve Boone REMC’s member-owners.”

Newton will replace Dale Geiselman, Boone REMC’s current president and CEO, when Geiselman retires in January after serving the cooperative for 23 years.

The board selected Newton following a nationwide search conducted over many months.

Newton most recently served as the president and CEO of Golden Valley Electric Association in Fairbanks, Alaska. He has more than 30 years of experience in the electric cooperative industry. Prior to his position in Alaska, Newton served as the president and CEO of Consolidated Electric Cooperative in Mt. Gilead, Ohio. He has also served as the general manager for North Central Public Power District in Creighton, Neb.

Newton earned a bachelor of arts degree in organizational management from Concordia University in Nebraska, a master’s in business administration from Ashland University in Ohio, and a doctoral of management from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio.

Matlock promoted

to senior engineer

Zionsville resident Myron Matlock Jr. has been promoted to senior engineer at Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc. following his recent registration as a licensed professional engineer in Indiana.

Matlock has been employed with Crawford, Murphy & Tilly Inc. since December 2007. He is assigned to the firm’s Indianapolis Highways and Bridges Group.

Since joining CMT, he has worked on numerous design and inspection projects in the Midwest. Locally, he served as a member of the design team of the Georgia Street Improvements Project. This project consisted of converting Georgia Street from a four-lane roadway to a two-lane, pedestrian friendly corridor which serves as an outdoor extension of the Indiana Convention Center and Conseco Fieldhouse. He is working on the 38th Street Added Travel Lanes Project, which calls for widening and resurfacing a section of 38th Street on the east side of Indianapolis, and the new I-65 interchange at Worthsville Road project, which calls for designing a new interchange along I-65 at Worthsville Road in Johnson County.

Matlock is a December 2007 graduate of Purdue University-West Lafayette where he earned a master of science in civil engineering. He also earned a bachelor of science in engineering from Case Western University-Cleveland, Ohio, majoring in civil engineering in May 2006. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the National Society of Black Engineers.

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