Board of Trustees
The Cotton Electric Cooperative Board of Directors consists of nine members, including one from each district of the eight-county service territory. The current board includes: Ken Layn, Marlow, Vice President; Thomas J. Jones, Jr., Duncan; Steve Robinson, Cache; Brian DeMarcus, Meers; Tim McCary, Chattanooga; Charles Spencer, Elgin; Dewayne High, Walters; Shan Files, Velma, Secretary-Treasurer; and Ronnie Bohot, Hastings, President.
A map of the board districts can be found here.
|SHAN FILES represents District #1 and resides in Velma. Mr. Files has served on the board since 2010. He is a farmer-rancher and his family owns an oilfield construction business. He and his wife, Starlet, have two children.|
|KEN LAYN represents District #2 and lives in Marlow. Mr. Layn recently retired as superintendent of Red River Technology Center in Duncan and has served on the board since 2010. He and his wife, Sharon, have two daughters.|
|CHARLES SPENCER represents District #3 and resides in Elgin. Mr. Spencer, a farmer-rancher, has served on the board since 2000. He and his wife, Janis, have two sons and two daughters.|
|BRIAN DeMARCUS represents District #4 and resides in the Meers area. Mr. DeMarcus, a banker, has served on the board since 2013. He and his wife, Cassie, have three children.|
|TIM McCARY represents District #5 from his home in Chattanooga. Mr. McCary is farmer-rancher and has served on the Board since 1977. He and his wife, Susan, have a son and a daughter.|
|THOMAS J. JONES, JR. represents District #6 and lives in Duncan. Mr. Jones has served on the Board since 1984. He and his wife, Kaye, have two daughters and one son. Mr. Jones' business interests include oil production, banking and real estate.|
|STEVE ROBINSON represents District #7 and resides in Cache. Mr. Robinson has served on the board since April 2015 and is a lawyer and financial advisor. He and his wife, Stacy, have two daughters.|
|DEWAYNE HIGH represents District #8 and resides in Walters. Mr. High has served on the board since 1999 and is a local businessman and farmer. He and his wife, Lavonne, have three sons.|
|RONNIE BOHOT represents District #9 and lives in Hastings. Mr. Bohot, a farmer-rancher, has served on the board since 2009. He and his wife, Belinda, have two sons.|