Little Rock, Ark. — July 6, 2021 — Dustin Denton of Evening Shade has been named as the manager of right-of-way services for Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AECI).

Dustin most recently served as the supervisor of job training and the safety advisor for the AECI and Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) corporate safety department. He had worked more than 15 years as a lineman with North Arkansas Electric Cooperative of Salem prior to joining AECC/AECI. Dustin is well-versed in power line right-of-way and construction operations, maintenance of workforce equipment, and member relations.

Dustin is also a 2006 graduate of the Arkansas State University – Newport High Voltage Lineman Training program and Highland High School.

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, 501.944.2220 or rob.roedel@aecc.com

www.ecark.org