Lawrence earns national credential
Rural Electric Cooperative is pleased to announce Megan Lawrence, Manager of Member Services and Marketing has earned recognition as a professional communicator in a national certification program offered by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).
Lawrence has met the requirements to become a Certified Cooperative Communicator (CCC), which signifies standards of professionalism in communications and competency in the electric cooperative industry. Since 1985, over 450 electric cooperative communicators have attained CCC status and currently there are 243 active CCCs throughout the nation.
In order to become certified, Lawrence submitted a portfolio of her work, which was reviewed by an independent communications professional who has earned the CCC credential. In addition to passing the portfolio review, Lawrence passed a rigorous four-hour examination.
The CCC Program was created to strengthen and enrich the professional skills and abilities of electric co-op communicators, to help them successfully fill their crucial roles for the betterment and prosperity of electric cooperatives. This is done through the establishment of professional development goals, identification of a body of knowledge and skills necessary to the practice of electric co-op communication, and recognition of those individuals who have demonstrated a professional level of excellence.
NRECA is the national service organization representing the nation’s more than 900 consumer-owned electric cooperatives, which provide service to more than 37 million people in 47 states.