Little Rock, Ark. — July 2, 2012 — Lori L. Burrows of Maumelle has been named as senior staff attorney for Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AECI).

Burrows has more than seven years of public utility legal and regulatory experience at the state, regional and federal levels. She most recently served as commission legal advisor for the Arkansas Public Service Commission (APSC). Burrows served as assistant attorney general in the consumer utilities rate advocacy division in the Arkansas Attorney General’s office prior to her post with the APSC.

She is a 2004 honors graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) William H. Bowen School of Law. Burrows earned a bachelor of arts degree in speech communication from the University of Central Arkansas in 1997.

Burrows is the past president of the Arkansas Association of Women Lawyers and is the scholarship chairperson of the UALR Bowen School of Law Alumni Association and a member of the William R. Overton Inn of Court.

The Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas comprise 17 electric distribution cooperatives; Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AECI), a Little Rock-based cooperative that provides various services to the distribution cooperatives; and Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. (AECC), a generation and transmission cooperative. The distribution cooperatives provide electricity to approximately 500,000 members, or customers, in Arkansas and surrounding states.

For additional information, contact:
Rob Roedel, Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas, 501.570.2296 or