Your Cooperative

Board of Directors &
General Manager

Each year, Farmers Electric Cooperative's members choose who serves on our Board of Directors to determine the organization's policies and direction. The board members and General Manager handle the business of running the co-op, and are accountable to members like you.

Cooperative Districts

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Map of Districts District 1 District 2 District 3 District 4 District 5 District 6 District 7 District 8 District 9

Don Phillips
District 1

Don Phillips

Director
Counties: Western Hopkins
Western Delta | Eastern Hunt | Fannin County

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Bobby Middleton
District 2

Bobby Middleton

Director
Counties: Southwestern Hopkins
Southeastern Hunt | Eastern Rains
Northwestern Wood

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Betty Adams
District 3

Betty Adams

Director
Counties: Western and Central Hunt
Eastern Collin

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Marvin Fuller
District 4

Marvin Fuller

Director
Counties:Southern Collin
Northwestern Rockwall

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Martin Allain
District 5

Martin Allain

Director
Counties: Eastern Hopkins | Eastern Delta
Northern Wood | Franklin County

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David Magness
District 6

David Magness

Director
Counties: Western Hunt | Northern Rockwall
Southeastern Collin

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Tommy Pulliam
District 7

Tommy Pulliam

Director
Counties: Southern Collin | Northwestern Rockwall
Northeastern Dallas

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Bill Samuels
District 8

Bill Samuels

Director
Counties: Southern Rockwall | Kaufman
Southwestern Hunt | Eastern Dallas

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Wayne Douglas
District 9

Wayne Douglas

Director
Counties: Southeastern & Southern Hunt
Western Rains | Northeastern Kaufman
Northern Van Zandt

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IconDistrict 1: Don Phillips
Director

Don Phillips

Counties: Western Hopkins | Western Delta | Eastern Hunt | Fannin County

Don is a native of Hopkins County and a lifelong farmer and rancher. He and his wife, Barbara, live west of Sulphur Springs in the Gafford Chapel community. Don graduated from Sulphur Springs High School and attended East Texas State University. He also served in the U.S. Army. Don has been a member of Farmers Electric since 1972 and is currently a director. Don was recognized by the National Electric Cooperative Association as a Credentialed Cooperative Director and completed additional education to earn his Board Leadership Certificate. He is a past board member and past president of the Gafford Chapel Water Corporation.

IconDistrict 2: Bobby Middleton
Director

Bobby Middleton

Counties: Southwestern Hopkins | Southeastern Hunt | Eastern Rains | Northwestern Wood

Bobby lives in the County Line community near Point with his wife, Robin, and daughter, Samone. His son and daughter-in-law, Cole and Jayna, live nearby. He is a graduate of Greenville High School and East Texas State University. Bobby has been a member of Farmers Electric since 1982 and is currently a director. He was certified by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association as a Credentialed Cooperative Director and further achieved Board Leadership Certification. Bobby has been a dairy farmer for over 30 years. He has served on the boards of the Clifton Cemetery Association, the Miller Grove Water Supply Corporation, and is currently an active member of County Line Baptist Church.

IconDistrict 3: Betty Adams
Director

Betty Adams

Counties: Western and Central Hunt | Eastern Collin

Betty has lived in Hunt County for more than 50 years. She graduated from Bland High School and attended Texas Woman’s University. Betty raised three daughters and one son and has ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She has been a member of Farmers Electric Cooperative since 1960. Betty is currently a director and serves as Secretary-Treasurer of the Cooperative. She retired in 2014 from her 42-year career as a secretary in the Greenville Independent School District. Betty is an active member of Wesley United Methodist Church of Greenville and is a lifetime member of the Hunt County 4-H Club.

IconDistrict 4: Marvin Fuller
Director

Marvin Fuller

Counties: Southern Collin | Northwestern Rockwall

After graduating from Plano Senior High School, Marvin obtained a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics from Texas Tech University. He is active in the community of Wylie, Texas and has worked in the banking industry for more than 25 years. Marvin is currently the branch president of Inwood National Bank in Wylie; he also currently serves as the president of both the Wylie Economy Development Corporation and the North Texas Municipal Water District. Marvin is a founding member of the Wylie ISD Education Foundation and is a former president of the Wylie Chamber of Commerce. He and his wife, Melisa, are members of the First Baptist Church of Wylie.

IconDistrict 5: Martin Allain
Director

Martin Allain

Counties: Eastern Hopkins | Eastern Delta | Northern Wood | Franklin County

Martin and his wife, Betty, live in Sulphur Springs. He is a graduate of Comeaux High School and the University of Southwestern Louisiana in Lafayette: Martin also served in the United States Army Reserve. He has been a Farmers Electric member since 1983 and is currently a director. Martin is certified by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association as a Credentialed Cooperative Director and completed additional study to achieve Board Leadership Certification. He has owned and operated a dairy and a dairy supply business and a Pizza Inn. He also worked as a coordinator for Southern Milk and Mid-America Dairymen. He is currently employed by Farm Country, Inc. and owns and operates Martin Allain Appraisal Service.

Martin's has also served on the boards of the Rayburn Country Electric Cooperative, Texas Dairy Herd Improvement Association, Texas Jersey Cattle Association, Brashear Water Supply Corporation, and the Shirley Water Supply Corporation.

IconDistrict 6: David Magness
Director

David MAgness

Counties: Western Hunt | Northern Rockwall | Southeastern Collin

David is a graduate of Honey Grove High School and Texas A&M University-Commerce. He now lives on a ranch in Royse City with his wife, Shirley. He has been a member of Farmers Electric since 1979 and is currently a director and president of the board. David is certified by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association as a Credentialed Cooperative Director and completed additional study to achieve Board Leadership Certification. David was a petroleum engineer for several years and has been a farmer and rancher since 1976. He has served as Rockwall County Commissioner for Precinct Four since 2002. David is an active member of First United Methodist Church in Royse City. Other boards on which he has served include the Rockwall County Farm Bureau since 1978, Royse City ISD Board of Trustees, Royse City Chamber of Commerce, and the Rockwall County Youth Fair.

IconDistrict 7: Tommy Pulliam
Director

Tommy Pulliam

Counties: Southern Collin | Northwestern Rockwall | Northeastern Dallas

Tommy is a graduate of North Garland High School; afterwards he attended Richland Community college and Collin County Community College. He is currently the president of Pulliam Construction. As a cooperative member since 1991, Tommy has achieved Credentialed Cooperative Director status with the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. Tommy is an active resident of the Wylie community and has previously served as president of the Wylie Athletic Booster Club and has served on the boards of the Wylie Sports Associate, the Wylie Hall of Honor, and the Friends of the Wylie Fire Department. Additionally, Tommy is an inaugural member of Wylie's Historical Review Commission and an honorary member of the Rotary Club of Wylie East Fork; he is also a recipient of the Wylie Rotary Community Ethics Award. He and his wife, Toni, attend the First Baptist Church of Wylie where Tommy serves on the Personnel Committee and the Board of The Coventry Reserve.

IconDistrict 8: Bill Samuels
Director

Bill Samuels

Counties: Southern Rockwall | Kaufman | Southwestern Hunt | Eastern Dallas

Bill is a Kaufman County native and is a lifelong farmer. He lives near Terrell with his wife, Mary Pat, and family. He attended Terrell High school and graduated from Texas A&M University. Bill has served as a member of the cooperative since 1980 and currently serves as the Vice-President of the Board of Directors. He has been recognized by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association as a Credentialed Cooperative Director and has also completed the additional educational requirements for a Board Leadership Certificate. Bill has held leadership positions on several boards. These boards include the Kaufman County Farm Bureau and the Kaufman County Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service as well as the High Point Water Supply Corporation. Bill has given many years of community service to the local areas.

IconDistrict 9: Wayne Douglas
Director

Wayne Douglas

Counties: Southeastern & Southern Hunt | Western Rains | Northeastern Kaufman | Northern Van Zandt

Wayne is a native of Rains County. He is a graduate of Rains High School and attended East Texas State University in Commerce. He has been a member of the Cooperative since 1972 and is currently a director. Wayne is certified by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association as a Credentialed Cooperative Director and completed additional study to achieve Board Leadership Certification. After completing military service in the United States Navy, Wayne worked as a maintenance superintendent and purchasing agent for Morton Salt. He is the former owner and operator of Douglas Country Feed and Fertilizer and the former owner of a self-storage and office space rental business. He has a farming and ranching operation in Rains County. Wayne’s service to the community includes 4-H, the Rains Booster Club and the Rains County Youth Sports Organization. Douglas Field in Rains County is named for him.

Mark Stubbs
General Manager

Mark Stubbs

Mark Stubbs has been the General Manager of Farmers Electric Cooperative since 2005. He has over 30 years’ experience with municipal and cooperative electric systems in both Texas and Oklahoma.

He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Rayburn Country Electric Cooperative, the generation and transmission (G&T) cooperative serving Farmers EC and four other northeast Texas co-ops.

Mark is a member of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Resolutions Committee and he is also the Chair of NRECA’s Cooperative Management, Employment and Community Committee.

His previous board service includes the Texas and Oklahoma statewide electric cooperative associations and two other G&T cooperatives: Brazos Electric Power Cooperative and the San Miguel Electric Cooperative. Mark has also served and held offices with the Rockwall County Chamber of Commerce, Olney Rotary Club, Giddings Rotary Club, Lee County Hospital District, and the Rural Capitol Area Private Industry Council.

Mark graduated public school from North Garland High School. After earning Bachelor of Arts and Master of Public Administration degrees from Texas A&M University, he started his career with the City of Missouri City, Texas in 1984. He gained extensive experience working for public power utilities in Texas and Oklahoma before joining Farmers Electric Cooperative.