Allen Named Vice President, Engineering and Operations at Habersham EMC

Posted: May 13, 2021

Habersham EMC is proud to announce Josh Allen has been promoted to Vice President, Engineering and Operations.

A native of White County, Allen began his career at HEMC in 2002. Over the years he has gained a tremendous amount of experience as he worked on construction crews and in Dispatch prior to becoming Director of Operations in 2018. As a First-Class Lineman, Allen volunteered through the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) international program to build power lines in villages and rural communities without electricity. He eventually made two trips to Costa Rica and one trip to Sudan with NRECA International.

“Josh’s knowledge about our industry, and specifically HEMC, is a crucial asset to the cooperative,” says Bryan Ferguson, President and CEO. “His dedication and service to our members are outstanding. I look forward to a bright future with Josh leading our Engineering and Operations departments.”

Allen holds an Associates of Applied Science in Electric Power Technology from Bismarck State College. He and his wife, Kelly, live in White County with their children, Piper and Niko.

For more information visit or call (706) 754-2114, (706) 865-4362 or (800) 640-6812.

Habersham EMC, an electric cooperative based in Clarkesville, Georgia, serves more than 26,000 members with 3,800 miles of line in six counties of Northeast Georgia.