The Electric Services Board

The Electric Services Board consists of eleven members who reside in and represent customers within the electric territory of the City. The Board acts in an advisory capacity to the Board of Aldermen, the City Manager, and the Director of Utilities. The group reviews the electric budget and all changes of policy within the operation of the electric utility system. Customer service issues may be heard by the Board as well.

Meetings are held at the Electric Utility Building, 303 First Street, on the second Monday of each month at 2 p.m.

Board appointments are for a term of three years. Members and their represented areas include:

Ethel Sampson–Ward 2

Walter Allen–Ward 4

Alfred Barfield–Ward 5
Sherman Campbell–Trent Woods

John Wood–Township 7
Leroy Simmons–Minority

A Minority seat, Ward 1, Ward 3, Ward 6, and Township 6 are vacant.


City of New Bern
PO Box 1129
New Bern, NC 28563-1129
Electric Dept. Main # (252) 636-4070
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