Dorchester County District
Douglas D. Scott began his tenure on the Choptank Electric Board of Directors in January of 2013.
Doug serves on the Board as the representative of Dorchester County and is the Secretary-Treasurer of the Board.
Doug is the owner and President of Walnut Hill Farms, Inc., a family-owned farm consisting of 1,600 acres located near Hurlock in Dorchester County, Maryland.
Doug chairs the Finance, Budget & Audit Committee at Choptank. He also serves on the board and executive committee of Mid-Atlantic Cooperative Solutions, a partially owned subsidiary of Choptank Electric.
Doug serves on the board of Mid Atlantic Farm Credit, with additional duties as chairman of the Risk Committee. He is a board member of the Washington Cemetery Committee and holds memberships in the Maryland Farm Bureau and Unity Washington United Methodist Church. He holds a Coast Guard 50 ton Master license.
Kent County District
Olin Davis was appointed to the Choptank Electric Board of Directors in November of 1989. Olin serves on the Board as the representative of Kent County and has previously served as Chairman of the Board.
Olin has lived on the Choptank Electric Co-op lines for over 50 years and his family has been involved with the co-op since its early days. Davis has completed the NRECA Director’s Training, the Credentialed Cooperative Director’s Program, as well as achieving the Board Leadership Certification.
Olin was elected in 2020 to represent electric cooperatives from Maryland on the Board of the National Rural Electric Cooperatives Association. He previously has served as Chairman of the Board of the Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives.
Davis holds a B.S. in Agriculture from the University of Maryland. He has previously served as president of the Kent County Farm Bureau, Associate Director for the Kent Soil and Water Conservation District, and a member of the Shrewsbury Parish near Kennedyville.
Davis, along with his brother, Allen, owns and operates Rich Levels Grain Inc and Rich Levels Poultry LL.C, producing grain and poultry on the family farm near the village of Sassafras. He lives on the farm with his wife, and they have three grown children, Brett, Anne, and Chris. Davis says he “considers it a privilege to serve on the Choptank board.”
Queen Anne's County District
Queen Anne's County
Robert Arnold was appointed to the Choptank Electric Board of Directors in November of 2011. Bob serves on the Board as the representative of Queen Anne’s County.
Bob is the owner of Arnold Farms, LLC, a vegetable growing business, and has been a Choptank Electric Member since 1988.
Bob serves on the Choptank Electric Executive Committee. He also serves on the Strategic Issues & Risk, Governance, and Rates & Regulatory Oversight Committees.
Bob has completed the NRECA Credentialed Cooperative Director Program and the Board Leadership Program. Bob represents Choptank Electric on the board of Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives and sits on the board of Aero Energy.
In the community, Bob is active in his church and son’s school. He is a past president of Queen Anne's County Farm Bureau. Bob was recognized by the Maryland Food Bank as "Farmer of the Year'' for his contributions to feeding the hungry in Maryland. In 2020, Bob was the recipient of the Maryland Rural Impact Award as the Rural Community Volunteer.
As a CEC Director, Bob recognizes the vital role that Choptank plays in the communities it serves and strives to represent all its members fairly and equitably. Bob and his family reside on Double Creek Road.