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Mohave Electric Announces New Public Affairs & Regulatory Compliance Manager

Written by The Bee News

February 22, 2021

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Mohave Electric Announces New Public Affairs & Regulatory Compliance Manager

BULLHEAD CITY, AZ – Mohave Electric Cooperative (MEC) welcomed Allison Ellingson to join the utility as Manager of Public Affairs & Regulatory Compliance, effective February 1, 2021. Ellingson brings extensive experience with more than 15 years in public relations, community
outreach, government relations, legislation, and energy policy from both private and public sectors.

For the past eight years, Ellingson has worked for OPR Communications headquartered in Riverside, California, most recently as Director of Public Affairs overseeing a dozen high-profile clients. She also previously served as a Field Representative for former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and worked for the Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG).

Ellingson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from University of California, Riverside and served on various boards and commissions at the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce, Big Brothers Big Sisters IE, and Friends of California Citrus Park. “Allison brings broad experience in public affairs, leadership skills and a demonstrated record of success,” said Tyler Carlson, CEO, Mohave Electric Cooperative. “She works effectively with
others and will be an asset to our members.”

Ellingson resides locally in Golden Shores and also has family in Bullhead City, Mohave Valley, and Kingman. She is a lifetime member of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #6306 Auxiliary.

About MEC 

Founded in 1946, Mohave Electric Cooperative is a not-for-profit utility providing reliable, cost effective power to 33,000 members, 42,000 meters, and more than 1500 miles of line spanning areas from Bullhead City to Topock on the west, Kingman to Wikieup to the south, and Yampai
to the east.

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