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Neal Dettmering was elected to the board in October 2015. He has served as Judge of the State Court of Douglas County since 2001, and practiced law privately in Douglasville from 1974 through 2001. He has also served as GreyStone’s general legal counsel from 1992 to 2001, and during that time served as Treasurer and Chairman of the Georgia Electric Membership Counsel Association.
Neal earned a doctorate from the University of Georgia School of Law and a Bachelor of Science in education from Auburn University. He also played as a defensive lineman for the Auburn Tigers. He has served his community through the Boy Scouts of America, the Douglas County Chamber of Commerce, and the Rotary Club. He has also coached youth sports and served in supportive roles at his church. Neal and his family reside in Winston, GA.
“I joined the GreyStone board to further expand my involvement in my community. I enjoy serving as a GreyStone director because it allows me to use my training and experience to help continue the services GreyStone provides to the communities it serves, both in its capacity as a power supplier and as a citizen of these communities. My varied experience in the legal field, particularly my past experience as GreyStone’s legal counsel and my service on the Georgia EMC Association, has allowed me to better understand GreyStone’s functions and capabilities. This allows me to make more informed decisions regarding GreyStone’s operations," Neal says.