NEWARK, Ohio:  Todd Ware, President/CEO of The Energy Cooperative, has been elected to the board of directors for the National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation (CFC).

Ware was recently elected by delegates at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) District 1 and 4 Regional Meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ware will represent Region 4 on the CFC board. He will assume his duties following the CFC annual meeting this winter, which is held in conjunction with the NRECA annual meeting. Ware will serve a three year term. Region 4 is comprised of Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and West Virginia.

The Energy Cooperative, based in Newark, Ohio, is a not-for-profit energy enterprise and serves more than 60,000 electric, natural gas and propane members. The Energy Cooperative is a Touchstone Energy® Partner.