Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives Chooses New CEO

The Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives has chosen a Boone County man as their new CEO following the retirement of the current CEO Barry Hunt on January 5.

The board has selected Caleb Jones of Boone County to fill the position. He will become the 6th CEO in the 70 year history of the organization.

Jones worked for the Governor’s office where he was the chief of staff in 2017.

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