Notice of Retirement after 24 Years of Service

Published 11:50 pm Friday, February 1, 2019

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Jessica D. Parr


Daisy Stone retired from the Accounting and Finance Department of the Community Electric Cooperative located in Windsor. Daisy started her tenure with Community Electric Cooperative in 1995 as a custodian, transitioned to a Member Service Representative, and ultimately advanced to an Accountant role, where she remained until her retirement. For nearly 25 years, Daisy has been committed to the success and professionalism of her role at Community Electric Cooperative.

Steve Harmon, President & CEO said “I want to express my deep appreciation for the opportunity to work alongside and benefit from the talent and dedication that Daisy has shown to Community Electric Cooperative. We have been honored and humbled by having her as part of our team for so long. Along with the entire Board of Directors and our Management Staff, we’d like to wish Daisy a happy and healthy retirement.”

Daisy has been a strong leader, encouraging improvement in audit quality and working to facilitate important growth goals of Community Electric Cooperative. She was able to offer consistent implementation and application of new accounting standards. During her extensive time with the Cooperative, Daisy was able to offer the partners and members the information they need to make informed decisions based on credible and fairly presented financial statements.

“Daisy has exemplified the cooperative spirit in the many positions she has worked at CEC. She is an inspiration demonstrated by her eagerness to learn and to teach, having a positive attitude, and promoting an overall team effort! We will miss Daisy as a wonderful employee and as a good friend. CEC wishes her all the best!” said Jennie Barrett, VP of Finance and Accounting at Community Electric Cooperative.

Headquartered in Windsor, Community Electric Cooperative is a not-for-profit member-owned energy provider that serves nearly 11,000 homes, farms and businesses in the counties of Isle of Wight, Southampton, Surry, Sussex and the City of Suffolk. Follow CEC on Facebook.


JESSICA D. PARR is the manager of communications for Community Electric Cooperative. Contact her at or 242-6181.