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(CUMMING, GA) – Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation (Sawnee EMC) announced today that Mr. Adrian Flack has been named as Cooperative Director, representing members in District #3 (Cumming).  Mr. Flack fills the vacancy left by Mr. Bill Barnett, who served as the Director of District #3 from 2020 until his recent passing on February 20th. 

“We are excited to be working with Mr. Flack and welcome him into his new capacity,” states Michael Goodroe, President and CEO of Sawnee EMC.  

Mr. Flack has been a member of the Cooperative since 2001 and is the owner of Flackwell LLC.  He is a graduate of the University of Georgia and has previously served on Sawnee EMC’s Consumer Advisory Task Force (CATF) and most recently the Sawnee Electric Membership Foundation (Foundation) Board of Directors.

“We are pleased to welcome Mr. Flack to his new role on our Board and extend our heartfelt condolences and gratitude to the family of Mr. Bill Barnett for exceptional service he provided our members and this community for so many years,” states Blake House, Vice President, Member Services.

Sawnee EMC provides electric service to over 199,000 accounts throughout its seven-county service area in northern Georgia.  Please visit for information about Sawnee EMC.

About Sawnee EMC 
Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation is an electric distribution cooperative headquartered in Cumming, Georgia. Sawnee serves electricity to approximately 199,000 accounts in seven (7) counties of greater north Georgia. Sawnee’s total assets exceed $881 million, with energy sales of 3.7 billion kWh and annual revenue of approximately $441 million. With a team of approximately 360 dedicated professionals and over 12,006 miles of distribution line, Sawnee stands ready at all times to meet the needs of its members/owners. SEMC strives daily to live up to their motto…

“At Sawnee EMC, We’re More Than Electricity, We’re Service”.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.